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  1. abarbarian

    TICKR - Feed Reader

    Came across this rather neat program that has been resurrected after being dormant since 2011. Add A News Ticker To Your Desktop With TICKR (Scrolling News Feed Widget) The home site Latest News on your Desktop, in just a click ... The help files are useful https://www.open-tickr.net/help.php Just some links for RSS inspiration https://www.open-tickr.net/help.php https://www.nasa.gov/content/nasa-rss-feeds/ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10628494 Top 100 World News RSS Feeds Top 90 Linux RSS Feeds I made a short video, 12 mins long , 64 MB, which might be of interest, it shows tickr in use. A fantastic video of Tickr in use. I installed it on my Arch set up doing this after I cd'd into the tickr folder. ./configure make make check make install check sudo make install It installed and runs ok. I will eventually make a Arch PKGBUILD just to keep things tidy. This is a very neat program and is not too intrusive. I have set it to autostart when booting the system up and will continue to play around with it.
  2. The Hackers Who Recovered NASA’s Lost Lunar Photos Truly amazing tale. Them folks deserve a medal.
  3. http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/155392-international-space-station-switches-from-windows-to-linux-for-improved-reliability From the comments section,
  4. Lunar Impact Site Named After Sally Ride - Science@NASA Much more in the article over at Science@NASA. It was so sad to lose Sally Ride in July 2012. Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American physicist and astronaut. Ride joined NASA in 1978 and, at the age of 32, became the first American woman to enter into low Earth orbit in 1983. SallyRideScience - Sally Ride Science™ is an innovative science education company. Dr. Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, founded the company to educate, engage, and inspire all students. The company brings science to life through pioneering professional development, instructional solutions, and real-science investigations for students in 4th-8th grades. BambisMuinsgs Blog article
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