KTools: KMyFirewall GUI-based firewall configuration with KMyFirewallFeb 01, 2007
Linux has a fantastic selection of firewalls for securing stand-alone computers or whole networks. Although you can use IPTables to set up a firewall, the configuration is often the most difficult step. KMyFirewall offers a powerful, user-friendly, GUI-based approach.more »
Vista and Linux A look at Linux with the latest Microsoft systemFeb 01, 2007
Will your strategies of coexistence work for the newest version of Windows? We examined Windows Vista with an emphasis on issues of Linux compatibility.more »
KTools: Kbfx Exploring KDE’s Kbfx alternative menuJan 01, 2007
The alternative Kbfx menu offers flatter navigation and some interesting extras.more »
Gnome 2.16 What’s new in the new Gnome 2.16 desktop?Jan 01, 2007
The changes in Gnome 2.16 are more than cosmetic: the current release sees a leaner and faster version of the desktop.more »
KTools: KAlarm Keep your appointments on schedule with KAlarmDec 01, 2006
KAlarm is a lean alternative calendar program. You can use this handy alarm clock as an easy-to-use replacement for cron.more »
Workspace: ScrapBook Turn Firefox into an archiving and research tool with ScrapBookDec 01, 2006
A handy Firefox extension called ScrapBook lets you save, manage, and annotate web pages.more »
Freespire A look at the new Freespire distributionNov 01, 2006
Linspire is pushing a new non-commercial version called Freespire. We took the Freespire beta for a test drive.more »
KTools: Treeline Managing notes with TreelineOct 01, 2006
Mindmaps are useful for organizing ideas and data. Treeline is a promising mindmap tool for KDE.more »
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.
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.