User:Maffblaster/Published articles

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A page my published articles are kept. Articles are tracked here so that I can keep a visual reference of progress. Small things add up.

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  • Article blueprints - Blueprints others may find helpful to speed up article creation.
  • Contributor's guide - A guide containing instructions on how to be most effective when helping out with the wiki.

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  • /etc/portage/categories
  • /etc/portage/color.map
  • /etc/portage/license groups
  • /etc/portage/make.profile
  • /etc/portage/modules
  • /etc/portage/package.accept keywords
  • /etc/portage/package.properties
  • /etc/portage/package.unmask
  • /etc/portage/profiles/package.provided
  • /etc/portage/profiles/use.mask
  • /etc/portage/repos.conf
  • Acer Chromebook C720
  • AQEMU
  • Aufs
  • Blue Yeti Pro
  • badblocks
  • Category:IDE
  • Build automation
  • Cgit
  • Chrome
  • Chromium
  • Configuration file management - Article detailing tools available on Gentoo and guidance for managing configuration files.
  • Corsair Strafe RGB
  • Cramfs
  • crossdev
  • cvechecker
  • Data compression
  • Dcfldd
  • Desktop environment
  • Detox
  • Developer Handbook
  • Dos2unix
  • Dmidecode - Software that reports information about a system's hardware as described in the system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard.
  • Duperemove — a btrfs tool for finding duplicated extents and submitting them to the kernel for deduplication
  • e2fsprogs — a suite of standard userspace programs for ext2, ext3, and ext4 filesystems.
  • Egencache — a tool that (re)builds metadata information for the Portage package database.
  • F3 — an open source, cross platform H2testw clone.
  • File managers — a computer program that allows for the manipulation of files and directories on a computer's filesystem.
  • Fonts — a core part of the system and are necessary in order to represent text on a display.
  • Gemato — a stand-alone utility to verify and update Manifest files distributed in the Gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article_Blueprints/Hardware/Embedded
  • exFAT — a Microsoft file system optimized for flash memory storage
  • ext — the first in a series of file systems created exclusively for Linux.
  • ext2 — an open source disk filesystem created for Linux, and the second version of the extended series of filesystems.
  • ext3 — an open source disk filesystem created for Linux, and the third version of the extended series of filesystems.
  • FAT — originally created for use with MS-DOS (and later pre-NT Microsoft Windows)
  • FFmpeg — a cross platform, free, open source media encoder/decoder toolkit.
  • Firefox — Mozilla's web browser.
  • fdupes — a tool for identifying duplicate files across a set of directories.
  • FUSE — a way for users to mount file systems without needing special permissions
  • Gentoo developer side-projects — The purpose of this article is to list some of Gentoo developers' side projects
  • git-lfs — an open source plugin created by GitHub that enables the git version control system to better track binary blobs.
  • GIMP/Plugins
  • HEIF - Provides details on how to render HIEF image files in the GNOME (and hopefully more soon!) desktop environment.
  • Hwinfo — a small utility created by OpenSUSE to gather information on system hardware.
  • Hyper-V — a hypervisor integrated in current versions of Microsoft Windows.
  • I2P — an anonymous network, similar to Tor.
  • ImageMagick - A collection of tools and libraries for many image formats.
  • Iotop — a top-like utility that monitors system input/output.
  • iperf — a network testing utility helpful for determining network performance.
  • IRC — a stable, mature, text-based chat (instant messaging) system. IRC is one of the primary avenues of communication for those involved at all levels in the Gentoo project.
  • IRC/Guide — provides a broad overview of concepts related to IRC.
  • Kernel/Configuration/Kernel Seeds — pre-made kernel configuration files.
  • kpatch — a GPLv2 licensed dynamic kernel patching tool developed by RedHat.
  • Larry the cow — one of Gentoo's unofficial mascots.
  • Leafpad — an extremely simple, yet functional, GTK2 text editor.
  • Lenovo Thinkpad W530 — a configuration guide to help users work out some of the gritty details needed to get this notebook working as it should on Gentoo Linux.
  • Let's Encrypt — a free, automated, and open certificate authority client.
  • Linux firmware — is a package distributed alongside the Linux kernel that contains firmware binary blobs necessary for partial or full functionality of certain hardware devices.
  • Live patching — is an 'update-and-coming' kernel feature being developed by a few corporate Linux companies.
  • ‎lshw — a hardware detection utility for Linux.
  • ‎lspci — contains various utilities dealing with the PCI bus (primarily lspci).
  • ‎lsusb — a collection various utilities for querying the the Universal Serial Bus (USB).
  • Magic SysRQ — a kernel hack that enables the kernel to listen to specific key presses and respond by calling a specific kernel function.
  • Neovim - Vim-fork focused on extensibility and agility. Actually published by Thamognya (Jeff132312342q4323) . My draft was merged into that article.
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article Blueprints/Meta
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article_Blueprints/Hardware/Motherboards
  • Minetest - an infinite-world block sandbox game and game engine that is heavily inspired by Minecraft and InfiniMiner.
  • Memtest86+ — memory test software based on the commercially available (from Passmark) memtest86 program.
  • Multimedia container formats - High level meta article explaining the function of multimedia container formats and how to consume them on Gentoo.
  • Mumble — an open source, cross platform, low-latency, high quality voice over IP (VoIP) client.
  • Murmur — the server component to Mumble built on the Qt framework.
  • Netifrc — Gentoo's default framework for configuring and managing network interfaces on systems running OpenRC.
  • nload — a super simple, command-line network interface monitoring tool.
  • OBS Studio — free software for video recording and live streaming.
  • Overgrowth — a third person, 3D, fast paced, cross-platform action computer game developed by Wolfire Games.
  • OverlayFS — an in-kernel attempt at providing union file system capabilities on Linux.
  • pass - a command-line password manager that stores, retrieves, generates, and synchronizes passwords securely.
  • pciutils — contains various utilities dealing with the PCI bus (primarily lspci).
  • PCManFM — a powerful yet lightweight file manager application, default file manager of LXDE.
  • PipPython's package management system. It references packages available in the official Python Package Index (PyPI).
  • PowerTOP — a Linux utility that can monitor and display a system's electrical power usage.
  • Practical jokes - an archive for practical jokes that have been undertaken - in good humor - around the greater Gentoo ecosystem and community.
  • Project:Installer — an attempt to increase the usability of Gentoo and related Linux distributions by providing an interface for users to backup and recover existing installations.
  • PyCharm Community Edition — an open source, single-language integrated developer environment (IDE) for Python projects created by JetBrains.
  • Python — an extremely popular cross-platform object oriented programming language.
  • portageq — a tool to quickly query Portage information.
  • Redshift — an automatic color temperature adjustment to help reduce monitor eye strain induced by working in low-light conditions.
  • regenworld — regenerates the Portage world file by checking the Portage log file for all actions performed in the past.
  • repoman — a Python program used to enforce a minimal level of quality assurance in ebuilds and related metadata added to ebuild repositories.
  • rsync — a powerful file sync program capable of efficient file transfers and directory synchronization.
  • Ryzen — a multithreaded, high performance processor manufactured by AMD.
  • ‎Scan modem — a software tool that finds a suitable driver for a connected modem.
  • SCP — an interactive file transfer program, similar to the copy command, that copies files over an encrypted SSH transport.
  • Security Handbook — a step-by-step hardening guide for Gentoo Linux.
  • SFTP — an interactive file transfer program, similar to ftp, which performs all operations over an encrypted SSH transport.
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article_Blueprints/Software
  • smbnetfs — a FUSE-based filesystem for SMB/CIFS shares.
  • SparkleShare — a cross platform, free, open source, Dropbox-like, git-based collaboration and file sharing tool.
  • SSHFS — a secure shell client used to mount remote filesystems to local machines.
  • SquashFS — an open source, read only, extremely compressible filesystem.
  • Swap — refers to both the act of moving memory pages between memory and a secondary storage.
  • Tahoe-LAFS — an encrypted, secure, distributed (fault-tolerant) file system). (Actually created by Charles17 because my article was rotting in my userspace for too long. I merged my article's content with his).
  • TestDisk — a free and open source, cross platform data recovery suite.
  • Tkinter — "most portable GUI toolkit for Python"[1] and is Python's "de-facto standard GUI (Graphical User Interface) package"[2].
  • Thunderbird — Mozilla's solution to the e-mail client.
  • Tmux/pluginstmux plugins enhance user experience by adding or extending functionality.
  • Tmux/plugins/tmux-mem-cpu-load — a small program designed for system monitoring in the status line of tmux.
  • Udevil — a small auto-mount utility created to be a "a hassle-free replacement for udisks."
  • Ufed — an ncurses-based USE flag editor designed to simplify configuration of a system's USE flags.
  • usbutils — a collection various utilities for querying the the Universal Serial Bus (USB).
  • uMurmur — a minimalistic server for Mumble designed to run on embedded systems (DD-WRT or OpenWRT) or older PC hardware.
  • unzip — provides decompression for classic zip formats.
  • uptimed — a daemon that keeps track of a system's 'uptime' (how long a system has running between a reboot).
  • USB to serial adapter — details the process of enabling support for USB to serial (RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 etc) adapters in the Linux kernel.
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article_Blueprints/User_pages
  • util-linux - userspace utilities for Linux specific system management including device control, terminal logins, process management, and tty messaging.
  • webapp-config — Gentoo's installer for web-based applications.
  • WeeChat — a light, extensible, actively maintained, well documented, highly featured text-mode IRC client.
  • WeeChat/Glowing Bear Guide
  • Window manager — manages the creation, manipulation, and destruction of on-screen windows and window decorations in X11.
  • WireGuard — a modern, simple, and secure VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography.
  • Wgetpaste — a command-line tool for posting snippets of text to various online "pastebin" services. It makes it easy to post text to a pastebin, and presents a link for sharing the post.
  • XMPP‎ — a real-time communication protocol based on XML.
  • Zip — provides classic zip compression.
  • zstd - A fast, lossless compression library created by Facebook and now used all around open source.

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