Open source video solutions

Today I'm going to do something a bit different. For once, the tables are turned and I'm asking a question, rather than providing an answer.

You may or may not know that since our 2.0 relaunch back in October last year, we've supported video to accompany posts. You might have seen this one I did about Moodle, or Jacob's excellent look at PiTiVi.

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Keep Your SSH Connection Open

Do you get annoyed when you have a SSH session open, visit your browser for a while, and then return only to find you were disconnected? Most home NAT routers are the cause of this. If your router doesn't offer an option to not shut off idle connections, you are probably better off by setting a keep-alive setting.

To do this, just open /etc/ssh/ssh_config on your home ...

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Five open source Mac applications you should be using

We focus quite a lot on Linux stuff here at FOSSwire, which is fine, because it is a very important open source system, but it's easy to forget that there are other platforms out there, and even if the platform itself isn't open source, there are plenty of applications you can be using which are.

In this post, I'm going to run through five top open source ...

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Command line tip - display who is logged in to your system

A really quick command line tip for you today, and that is how to find out who is logged on to your Linux system. The command I'm going to show you also lets you know where they are logged in from, if they are a remote user, and shows you uptime statistics and other information.

The command itself is actually one of the shortest commands there is - w. Simply ...

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