Remote desktop applications allow remote access to machines, including desktop sharing, which makes them useful assistants in both the personal and professional spheres. We look at a few candidates.
Every hour of the work day, hundreds of presenters begin a slide show – and, as the presenters begin to drone, thousands of listeners lean back and do their best to stay awake and not look bored. Just as many users of word processors fail to learn how to use them properly, very few presenters ever learn a way to create a slide that holds an audience’s interest or conveys information successfully.
Remote control software is frequently used to work on remote computers and for group work. AnyDesk wants to gain a foothold in this niche with an innovative technical concept.
The Linux iptables packet filter lacks an easy way to load rules automatically after restarting a system, but you can automate this process several ways.
The free editing program Lightworks Free makes small video editing projects easy. If you need more, use the Pro version.
TKperf combines several SSD tools under one roof. You can use TKperf to investigate SSDs before deployment and even to measure performance.
Companies that depend on LibreOffice have a reason to wonder whether the office suite is working on all systems. You can use Python and the LibreOffice API to check.
A campaign to redefine free software and hardware
Solid state drives make everything run faster and more smoothly, but you can squeeze out even more performance with some practical optimization steps.
Other applications have found less complex ways of showing the weather in a terminal, but none is as attractive as Wego.
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.