Red Hat peps up performance of multimedia applications on remote desktops with SPICE (Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments).more »
Gnofract 4D Geometric construction of self-similar patternsDec 19, 2012
Gnofract 4D is a different kind of graphics program that conjures up stunning graphics videos based on fractal mathematics.more »
Presentation Tools Four tools for non-linear presentationsSep 21, 2012
Thousands of users sit through talks twiddling their thumbs while looking at bullet point parades against garish backgrounds. Four tools in the current test prove that presentations can be visually appealing, dynamic, and even exciting.more »
Workspace: EasyGUI Adding GUI elements to Python scriptsAug 23, 2012
If you need to add graphical elements to Python script, EasyGUI can help beginners and experts alike.more »
Command Line: Editing xorg.conf An introduction to editing xorg.confAug 23, 2012
Understanding xorg.conf makes it easy to tweak your graphical display setup.more »
Movgrab Downloading videos from YouTube or VimeoAug 23, 2012
Video portals such as YouTube or Vimeo offer a wealth of curious and entertaining short films. If you want to enjoy them offline, a small tool called Movgrab can help.more »
MyPaint Freehand drawing with MyPaintAug 23, 2012
MyPaint is a simple, intuitive, versatile paint program. The software, which is designed specifically for use with graphic tablets, promises users an experience similar to drawing with a pen or brush.more »
GIMP 2.8 An overview of the new features in GIMP 2.8Jul 24, 2012
Although the developers of GIMP version 2.8 have not achieved all their goals, they’ve awakened great expectations with some impressive new features.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.