In this week’s Top 5, we highlight 10 Raspberry Pi add-on boards, Linux as the face of kindness, open source tools for writing a book, open source solar panels, and alternatives to Microsoft Publisher.
Top 5 articles of the week
Jason Baker says you don’t need a proprietary tool to design a great layout. Check out his list of open source alternatives to Microsoft Publisher for designing your next print layout.
Don Watkins talks with the inventors of the SunZilla project who’ve made solar panels easier, cleaner, portable, quiet, and completely open source.
Steve Ovadia spent the past year writing a book to introduce desktop Linux to non-technical users. The title is Learn Linux in a Month of Lunches. In this article, he shares the open source tools he used, plus things like, you know… pens, paper, and post-it notes.
When people are experiencing hardship in their lives, Phil Shapiro tries to lessen their burden using refurbished Linux desktops and laptops.
HATs are add-on circuit boards and accessories that add functionality to your Raspberry Pi. Check out these 10 from Ben Nuttall of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.