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DMS to DD to KML with AWK and sed

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In a 2014 Linux Rain article I describe a fast 'points plotter' for Google Earth. First I copy a list of latitude/longitudes (lat/lons) from a spreadsheet to the clipboard, then I launch a shell script with a keyboard shortcut. The script builds a KML file from the copied list and opens the KML for…

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Building a gazetteer table from KML files

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Geoscience Australia has a freely downloadable gazetteer of Australian placenames with more than 370 000 entries. The download is a .zip file (83 mb) containing a user guide together with placenames data in GML, KML and Microsoft Access (.mdb) formats. What I wanted from all that data was a simple…

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Installing Linux on a Mac, Why Bother?

 softpedia: I mean, who pays so much money on a computer that already has a great, beautiful, powerful, stable, secure, BSD-based operating system, which after all is still UNIX, to install Linux or Windows?

CloudStats.me - Easy Server and Website Monitoring from the Cloud

 tecmint: CloudStats is a cloud based server and website monitoring platform that makes it really easy for you to monitor any server or website.

Kodi media player turns 15 with Isengard release

 LinuxGizmos: The XBMC Foundation's Team Kodi last week released version 15 of its popular, open source Kodi media player and home theater framework.

Build your own NAS with OpenMediaVault

 HowToForge: OpenMediaVault is a Debian based special purpose Linux Distribution to build a Network Attached Storage (NAS) System.

An open source mapping primer

 opensource.com:  Gordon Haff offers an overview of tools you can use to visualize open data sets and map the world around you.

Install Elastix Unified Communication Server

 Unixmen: Elastix is an unified communications server software that brings together IP PBX, email, IM, faxing and collaboration functionality

Django Models and Migrations

LinuxJournal: When a request comes in to a Django application, the application's URL patterns determine which view method will be invoked.

Zorin OS, consider me a Linux fan for life

 DarkDuck: While I come across the "old guard" wanting to cling to XP for dear life as it drifts into the sunset and becomes even more prone to virus, malware and spyware attacks, consider me a Linux fan for life.

GitHub Raises $250M Series B Round To Take Risks

TechCrunch: The company, which was founded back in 2008, has now taken a total of $350 million in outside funding.

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Don't Starve: Shipwrecked Is A Brand New Single-player Expansion Coming This Fall

Need more to do in Don't Starve? It seems Klei Entertainment have your back. Don't Starve: Shipwrecked has been announced as a new single-player…

Shallow Space Looks Like The Spaceship RTS Game Linux Is Needing, Some Thoughts

It's not often I get over excited about a game, and I'm not entirely sure how this flew under my radar, but Shallow Space looks seriously good. You…

Point-And-Click Adventure 'Dropsy' Has A Release Date And An Amazing New Trailer

Dropsy is the crowdfunded point-and-click "hugventure" that looks set to either melt your heart or scar you for life. The game will be released on…

Adventure RPG 'Evoland 2' Release Date Announced, Linux Release Shortly After

Evoland developers Shiro Games recently announced the release date for the anticipated sequel, and though there's no firm release date for Linux yet,…

Virtual Programming Have Been Busy, Looks Like They Are Doing The Arma 3 Port

Thanks to the about page on Virtual Programming's official store, we have found out that they are the mystery external porter of Arma 3 that should…

Casual Clickers 'AdVenture Capitalist' And 'Time Clickers' Now On Steam For Linux

AdVenture Capitalist is a so-called "idle game" that has been available as a Flash game on Kongregate since last year, and is now available for Linux…

DiRT Showdown Confirmed For Linux By Virtual Programming, Pre-orders Open Up

DiRT Showdown is a good looking racer that is now officially confirmed for Linux, and it is available to pre-order. We didn't know who was doing the…

Codename CURE, A First Person, Co-operative Zombie Game Now On Linux

Codename CURE is a reasonable well rated first-person shooter on Steam, and it has been updated to include a Linux version. The game is free to play,…

Nuclear Throne, The Action Roguelike Has A Load Of New Content

It has been a while since I covered Nuclear Throne, and it's getting more awesome with every new build. In the latest build Nuclear Throne now has…

This Friday We Will Venture Into Mordor Live At 5 PM UTC

It's probably not going to come to you as a surprise that we are going to play Shadow Of Mordor on today's stream. So, prepare yourselves, man…

Don't Be Patchman Is The First Game On Steam To Be Linux Only

Don't Be Patchman is releasing very soon on Steam, and it's going to start by being a Linux-exclusive title. This won't stay forever though, but the…

Ziggurat Update 12 Has Been Released, Arrives On GOG

It's been a while since we last mentioned Ziggurat but the arrival of update #12 has given me a reason to remind you of this quite awesome game. The…

Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor Released For Linux, We Love You Feral Interactive

Feral Interactive have released an absolute whopper—Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is now actually available for Linux. This is a seriously…

Dying Light Reveals Upcoming Content In A New Teaser

I do love Dying Light (apart from the ending), and it looks like it will get a fresh coat of paint soon with new content. The trailer shows off some…

Retro City Rampage DX Parody Game Released For Linux, Some Thoughts On This Nostalgia Trip

Retro City Rampage is a bit of a love letter to the 80's and 90's gaming, and it just had a surprise Linux release. Retro City Rampage is a bit of a…