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Can this makeshift vertical case keep the Pi cool?

The Raspberry Pi 4 offers an excellent upgrade to the preceding Pi 3B+, but keeping the new model from overheating can be a challenge. Users have tried many techniques to tackle this issue, from running the Pi in the open air to utilizing cooling rigs with fans attached. But as vertical cases are gaining popularity, can my DIY vertical case keep the Broadcom BCM2711B0 quad-core A72 SOC (system on chip)—cool?

GNOME vs KDE Plasma

Both default setups of KDE and GNOME are simply legible. Plasma looks like what you’d expect if you’re coming from Windows, with its bottom panel, menu, and task manager, and the defaults are clean and simple, rather welcoming for a new user. GNOME, on the other hand, is the precise opposite approach: the default metaphor is the opposite of what you’re used to, with no active task management, no desktop icons, no application menu, no dock or taskbar.

Why I switched to Pop_OS?

As of 2020, Windows is still the dominant desktop OS comprising nearly 90% of it’s demographic and I was in it for over 14 years. It was initially fast but as time progressed, the Windows updates stacked up along with previously installed softwares. Adding gasoline to the fire, Windows decided to bake advertisements and even more telementary services right into the operating system.

Understanding our future with 5G

As the long-term evolution (LTE) system embracing 4G is reaching maturity, it is reasonable for humanity to ponder “what’s next?” We all know that 5G is a paradigm shift from 4G with very high carrier frequencies, massive bandwidths, a tremendous amount of base station and device densities, and unprecedented numbers of antennas.

Flatpak vs Snaps vs Appimage vs Packages - Linux packaging formats compared

Linux often gets a bad reputation when it comes to installing software, and this is because we have so many different application distribution formats. Most of them also are misunderstood, or have preconceived notions attached to them, so I think it’s time to take a look at the differences among the different packaging formats!

Scaling with Nginx; Cost-Performance analysis

When you realize your system is getting slow and is unable to handle the current number of requests even with optimizations, you need to scale the system sooner than you can optimize further. Building a scalable system also drives to a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Proper scaling in process-intensive applications embraces interesting new scenarios, notably in data analytics and machine learning.