Vivalvi: The Spark, Renamed

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about the new all-free-software tablet from KDE developer Aaron Seigo called the Spark. Unfortunately MakePlayLive, the company manufacturing the tablet, ran into some issues with the name being trademarked, and has had to choose a new name. After much deliberation, they decided to ...

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Thumb Drive Linux Computer Available for Pre-order

Cotton Candy Computer

The Linux world sure is buzzing at the moment! From the Raspberry Pi, to Ubuntu for Android, through to the Spark, things really do seem to be hotting up around the Linux platform.

Not to be outdone, another company has just opened pre-orders for their Linux product, a tiny computer ...

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Review: Net Responsibility, Accountability Software for Linux

Review: Net Responsibility, Accountability Software for Linux

Interestingly, one of the more common questions I get from Christian friends who are thinking about moving to Linux is, "Is there an open source replacement for CovenantEyes or SafeEyes?" I confess that in the past I didn't have an answer for them. Fortunately I came across Net Responsibility ...

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Spark Pre-orders Over in a Flash

It seems that almost as soon as registration for pre-ordering the Spark was announced, the initial production capacity was reached and registration was closed. The Spark sure is a hot tablet (if you'll excuse the pun)!

Aaron Seigo, a lead developer of the KDE project and the leader of ...

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Learning Python: Part 1

Learning Python - Part 1

Python is a well known and increasingly popular programming language, used in both quick scripts designed for a particular task and large complicated applications. Python is also increasingly being used in web applications, thanks to the recent proliferation of frameworks like Pyramid, Django, WebCore, Flask, and others.

Over the next ...

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