DeskTOPia: xdesktopwaves Making waves with xdesktopwavesJul 01, 2005
If even the most imaginative desktop background is starting to bore you, it’s time for a change. xdesktop waves allows you to change your desktop into a water scape. You can add rain and storms or just drag your mouse to liven things up.more »
ExtendedPDF Creating full-featured PDFs in OpenOfficeJun 01, 2005
The PDF format has many useful features that make it easier for readers to find their way around large documents, but the native PDF export function in OpenOffice doesn’t allow many of these elements. We’ll show you how to create better PDFs in OpenOffice with the ExtendedPDF macro.more »
Apollon File Sharing with Apollon and GiFTJun 01, 2005
The operators of the popular Internet-based file
sharing network, Kazaa, only provide software for
Windows systems, but the GiFT project brings
Kazaa support to Linux.more »
DeskTOPia: Apwal Applications on demand with Apwal program launcherJun 01, 2005
Launching a program by clicking
with your mouse can have a few
disadvantages. Users lose their
way in nested menu structures,
and desktop icons can become
hidden behind windows. The
Apwal program launcher makes it
easy to launch with a click.more »
Gnome Fonts Managing Gnome FontsJun 01, 2005
Linux’s text display still suffers from legacy issues, but it is well on the way to
recovering. This article explains how Fontconfig, X, and Gnome work together for
a brighter future.more »
KTools: Fonts in KDE Installing Fonts on KDEJun 01, 2005
A well chosen font is the perfect addition to your
Linux experience. KDE provides a number of tools
that help you cook up a really tasty alphabet soup
with very little effort.more »
Command Line: Browsers Command-line browsers Lynx, Links, and w3mMay 01, 2005
If you’re working at the command line and you need to reach the
Internet, or if you just want to convert an HTML file into neatly formatted
ASCII text, try a text-based web browser.more »
DeskTOPia: WMI WMI and the reincarnation of the keyboardMay 01, 2005
WMI is a lean and fast window manager with good
support for keyboard control.more »
Longtime litigator revives an ancient suit against IBM alleging Linux infringes on Unix copyrights.
Specialty distro keeps the focus on advanced learning.
The openSUSE Conference will be held July 18-22, 2013, at the Olympic Museum in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Security breached at home sites of the CMS project.
Lead Java developer vows policy changes and more attention to fixing problems.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.