• Open Wide

    Open Speech Initiative seeks to bring advanced speech processing to free software.

  • Virtuoso Layering

    For the past three years, 20 developers have been working on a revamped version of the KDE libraries. The alpha release appeared in February 2014 with many new features.

  • Silent Guardian

    Tripwire is a powerful tool that protects your systems against unwanted changes.

  • Fast Transport

    Even without elaborate infrastructure, you can still push your data across the network with netrw.

News and Articles

  • ownCloud

    Many companies try to create a free software project around their products; however, ownCloud has taken the opposite approach, creating a company around a project.

  • Password Management Services Vulnerable to Attack

    Should you trust an online service to store your online passwords?

  • New Raspberry Pi Adds Two USB Ports

    New B+ board lets you build cool things without the complication of a powered USB hub.

  • Microsoft Grabs No-IP.com Domains

    Redmond rushes in to root out alleged malware haven.

  • Firefox Steps into 3D

    New initiative will bring futuristic virtual reality effects to the web surfing experience.

  • Ask Klaus

    Klaus Knopper answers your Linux questions.

  • NEWS

    Updates on technologies, trends, and tools

  • Loaded for Bear

    Baloo replaces Nepomuk as the semantic search engine on the KDE desktop, but it gets off to a bumpy start.

  • In a Minute

    Recently, sys admin Charly was faced with the task of synchronizing a directory on a server with two NFS-mounted clients. He wanted the whole thing to happen quickly and to be easily manageable, which ruled out DRBD and GlusterFS.

  • Many to One

    With some simple tuning, SSHFS performance is comparable to NFS almost across the board. In an effort to get even more performance from SSHFS, we examine SSHFS-MUX, which allows you to combine directories from multiple servers into a single mountpoint.