• Better Builder

    Developers fed up with cryptic Makefiles should take a look at the new Meson build system, which is simple to operate, offers scripting capabilities, integrates external test tools, and supports Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.

  • Data On the Go

    Almost all manufacturers of GPS devices use proprietary formats to save routes, tracks, and waypoints. Vendors unfortunately rarely offer Linux software for uploading and downloading or processing the data. Four GPS editors keep Linux users on the right track.

  • 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.

News and Articles

  • The League of Moveable Type

    The Free Font Movement is transforming free software, one character at a time.

  • .NET Goes Open Source

    Redmond joins the revolution by turning the .NET Core Runtime into a GitHub project.

  • Drupal Advisory Unleashes a Torrent of Attacks

    Users only had 7 hours to update before the intrusions started.

  • HTML5 Gets Promoted to a Standard

    It's official: The new web arrives

  • Full Control

    Optical disks vary greatly in terms of quality. To use them optimally and avoid data errors, you need only two things: Linux and QPxTool.

  • News

    Updates on Technologies, Trends, and Tools

  • Ask Klaus

    Answers to your Linux questions.

  • Plane Spotting

    When he sees vapor trails in the skies above the Lower Rhine area, sys admin Charly Kühnast doesn't just dream of faraway places. With a Linux system and a DVB-T stick, he grabs the signals from jets flying overhead and tracks their courses on a map.

  • On Point

    The open source Strut tool lets you create slideshows and other presentations quickly and easily – with no compatibility issues.

  • Fix It

    Google says the upcoming Android L release will be far more secure than its predecessors.