SyllableOS 0.6.3

We're not all about Linux here at FOSSwire - in fact I personally love trying out any alternative and wacky platform you can give me, so today we're going to stray from our usual Linux territory a bit and take a look at another free and open source operating system, SyllableOS.

SyllableOS bills itself as:

The goal of Syllable is to create a reliable and easy-to-use open source operating ...

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Firefox tip - use a master password

Firefox is probably the single free software project that is used by the most people and it's a browser I personally love. Today I'm going to look at the issue of how to use a master password to protect your saved passwords.

In this tutorial, I'll be referring to Firefox, but you'll probably also be able to do this on other browsers based on Firefox (like ...

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FSF release third draft of GPLv3

The Free Software Foundation have just released their third draft of the next version of the most popular free/open source software licence, the GNU General Public Licence.

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today released the third discussion draft for version 3 of the most widely used free software license, the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL).

Today's draft incorporates the feedback received from the general public, official discussion ...

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Command line tips & tricks - concatenation with cat

If you've done any sort of command line stuff on a Unix-like OS, you've probably come across cat. It stands for 'concatenate', but most often we use it to simply spit out the contents of a file, like this:

$ cat myfile

So hang on - why is it called concatenate if we're only showing the contents of one file? Well, if you give cat one file, it just ...

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