pstoedit Converting PS and PDF files with pstoeditFeb 01, 2006
pstoedit lets you convert Postscript and PDF files to vector-based image formats.more »
Fortune Fortune cookies for LinuxFeb 01, 2006
Fortune brings you a saying or a joke when you launch a terminal
session. Or you can attach a fortune to your email signature to
brighten up your messges.more »
OpenOffice.org Base Building a database application using OOo BaseDec 01, 2005
If you need a quick and easy solution, try building your own database application in OpenOffice.org 2.0.more »
deskTOPia: Trayer TrayerDec 01, 2005
Some applets deposit icons in the system tray of the KDE or Gnome task bar. If you don’t use KDE or Gnome but you still want the system tray applets, check out Trayer.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersDec 01, 2005
Free software covers such a diverse range of utilities, applications, and other assorted projects that it can be hard to find the perfect tool. We pick the best of the bunch. This month we look at IPodder, FreeBSD 6, and SynCE.more »
NeroLINUX Examining NeroLinux Version 188.8.131.52Dec 01, 2005
Does Nero meet the challenge of native Open Source Linux CD utilities, or does it just fiddle while it burns?more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
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.