Etherboot.org project leader Marty Connor describes the benefits of network booting with open source firmware.more »
Workspace: WikidPad A wickedly useful applicationJul 09, 2008
What is WikidPad? Well, that’s a tough one. The author calls it an “IDE for thoughts,” and although that’s a pretty good description, it just doesn’t really do WikidPad justice. Basically, WikidPad is what you want it to be: a notebook, an address book, a to-do manager, and a desktop wiki.more »
PCManFMFile Manager PCManFM with tabbed browsingJul 07, 2008
Convenient file management beyond Nautilus and Konqueror is very much a real option. The PCManFM program is an attractive option with lean architecture and innovative features.more »
Workspace: wikiCalc Wikified approach to the spreadsheetJul 01, 2008
wikiCalc is a unique tool that offers a combination of spreadsheet functionality and wiki features. This may sound like a strange pairing, but wikiCalc provides a refreshingly new approach to the spreadsheet concept.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: WebCalendarJun 19, 2008
If you are like me and have a selective memory, your laptop, mobile phone, and WebCalendar can help you keep track of your schedule. Like most other effective remedies, this solution has a couple of strange side effects.more »
Security researchers iDefense have disclosed three vulnerabilities in the Rdesktop Remote Client.more »
The developers of the free Bugzilla bug management system have fixed several bugs including a vulnerability that enabled cross site scripting attacks.more »
Version 16 of the popular Linux desktop reveals new tools, edge-snapping, and performance improvements.
Symantec says Linux-Darlioz burrows in through PHP.
Dell renews its quest for the ultimate developer machine.
Innovative back door looks like normal SSH traffic.
One of CeBITs most successful forums opens the new year with a new name. The popular Open Source Forum continues in 2014 under the name Special Conference: Open Source. This year, the forum will be bigger and offer a wider range of possibilities for sponsors.
New release offers better graphics drivers and expands filesystem support.
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.