Manage your finances with LibreOffice Calc

Get control of your finances with LibreOffice Calc

If you’re like most people, you don’t have a bottomless bank account. You probably need to watch your monthly spending carefully.

There are many ways to do that, but that quickest and easiest way is to use a spreadsheet. Many folks create a very basic spreadsheet to do the job, one that consists of two long columns with a total at the bottom. That works, but it’s kind of blah.

I’m going to walk you through creating a more scannable and (I think) more visually appealing personal expense spreadsheet using LibreOffice Calc.

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How to get started with the Foreman sysadmin tool

Amp up your systems administration with Foreman

Is your system management tool robust enough?

As your organization grows, so does your workload—and the IT resources required to manage it. There is no “one-size-fits-all” system management solution, but a centralized, open source tool such as Foreman can help you manage your company’s IT assets by provisioning, maintaining, and updating hosts throughout the complete lifecycle.

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A quick-start guide to podcasting

Quick-start guide to podcasting

Presumably the only thing that gives me authority on podcasting is that I have been running my own podcast for almost three years. The Sysadministrivia Podcast often includes not-safe-for-work language—in fact, it conjures images of raucous, uncouth men battling mid-life crises and sitting around a dimly lit poker table, smoking cigars and playing Texas Hold ‘Em. We don’t play cards, though—we talk about systems administration.

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