Every leading Linux distribution offers some kind of built-in GUI management tool, but the world still has room for a flexible, distribution-independent tool like Webmin.
Qt4-fsarchiver lets you back up files, complete partitions, and create disk images with a single mouse click.
The Keyboardio project had a prototype and consumer interest, but finding a small-run manufacturer was more difficult.
Working with files and folders is a typical daily task on any computer. We tested four lesser known file managers that significantly simplify handling content on mass storage media.
With the Python XMP Toolkit, programmers can develop applications that store metadata in files.
Subgraph OS is designed with built-in, accessible security features and a modern desktop.
As many would-be open hardware manufacturers have discovered, free-licensed computer chips are nearly non-existent. However, SiFive, a recently announced startup in San Francisco, is hoping to change that with its custom chip designs.
Thanks to Btrfs snapshots, Snapper lets you restore a system to a previous state in case of failure.
The Whonix desktop operating system lets you use the web without revealing your identity.
The VeraCrypt encryption software comes with a handy graphical interface, and the ability to hide a container in an encrypted volume adds a unique professional feature: plausibly deniable encryption.
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.