PDF Readers Adobe Reader 8.1 vs. Xpdf and EvinceNov 28, 2007
The creator of the PDF format, Adobe, has released Adobe Reader 8.1. Does the proprietary display program offer more than free software alternatives Xpdf and Evince?more »
Email Suites KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws MailNov 28, 2007
We examine the strengths and weaknesses of four popular mail clients: KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws Mail.more »
The Initiative Forum Open Language Tools (FOLT), which develops software for translators has published initial results.more »
In the past, security bugs in the Xpdf PDF viewer have endangered Linux systems time and again, and projects that use Xpdf code are also affected.more »
The latest version of the Mozilla successor, Seamonkey, removes minor graphics bugs and includes security updates.more »
The Mozilla Foundation has just released Prism, the pre-release version of an application that removes a Web application’s reliance on a browser. The software, which was previously only available for Windows, is now available as version 0.8 for Linux and Mac OS X.more »
Gscan2pdf Electronic document archives with gscan2pdfOct 31, 2007
Many scanner tools confuse users with functional overkill. The clear-cut gscan2pdf scanning aid gives users a simple approach to converting existing paper documents into space-saving PDF files.more »
The office suite builds on Open Office adding a plethora of graphical elements and fonts.more »
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.
Ultra-sophisticated attack tool might have originated from a state-sponsored intelligence service.
New alternative for init comes with a small footprint and minimal configuration.
X marks the target for the next-generation windowing system.
Super-clone CentOS Linux gets beamed up to the mother ship.
HTML technology will enable new video editing and playback options.