About Rebecca "Ruji" Chapnik

Ruji Chapnik is a freelance creator of miscellanea, including but not limited to text and images. She studied art at the University of California, Santa Cruz and writing at Portland State University. She went on to study Linux in her bedroom and also in various other people's bedrooms, crouched anti-ergonomically before abandoned Windows computers. Ruji currently lives in Portland, Oregon. You can find her experiments at rujic.net and her comics at dondepresso.rujic.net.

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7 Places to Find Creative Commons Images Online

7 Places to Find Creative Commons Images Online

If you’re a journalist, blogger, or any other type of written content producer, you have likely found yourself hunting for images to use in your publications. In this article, I’m going to introduce you to 7 websites where you can specifically find public domain and Creative Commons images that are free to use.

How to Install and Set Up Mumble Voice Chat Software

How to Install and Set Up Mumble Voice Chat Software

Are you on the hunt for a low-latency voice chat and recording software for groups? Mumble is a popular, open-source voice-over-IP (VOIP) solution that can intelligently differentiate between voice and background noise, making for a very clean sound. Here is how you can install and set it up in Linux.

How to Make Your Own Torrent

How to Make Your Own Torrent

If you have a large file you want to distribute to several people – say, a documentary you shot, or your band’s discography – creating a torrent is the way to go. If you make your own torrent, it will speed up the download time for each consumer of your content, provided you and others continue to seed it (remind your friends to be good seeders).

Run Your Own Pastebin with Stikked

Run Your Own Pastebin with Stikked

If you’re a developer of any sort, you’ve probably heard of Pastebin.com. Stikked is an open source pastebin-like product that you can host it on your own web server and it is probably one of the best out there.