Not So Brave New World

A for-profit, open source browser

May 18, 2022

The Brave browser promises speed and privacy, but its quest for profit compromises security at every turn.

Rapid Resizer

Batch processing image files with imgp

Sep 27, 2021

In no time at all, imgp can change the resolution of images, as well as convert files from PNG to JPEG, remove metadata, and rotate images.

Card Games

Protecting your private key with the OpenPGP smartcard

Sep 27, 2021

Improve communication security with GnuPG and the OpenPGP smartcard.


Provable security and other problems in modern cryptography

Mar 02, 2022

A concept called provable security brings the rigor of mathematics to the art of cryptography.

Fast Web

Building a website in Markdown with Pandoc

Sep 27, 2021

Build a simple web page in Markdown; then convert it to HTML at the command line.

Digital Classroom

Managing and monitoring computer labs

Sep 27, 2021

If your school's computer lab consists of Linux machines, Epoptes provides an interesting alternative to conventional management and monitoring programs.

Coming of Age

Desktop Organization with Plasma Activities

Apr 19, 2022

If you haven't looked at Plasma Activities in awhile, you should take a second look. Recent updates make the tool the ultimate for organizing your desktop.

Fire Protection

Simplify your firewall setup

Sep 27, 2021

Canonical's ufw lets you configure your firewall without the hassle of the iptables tool, while reducing the risk of misconfiguration and simplifying maintenance.

Mass Distribution

Simultaneously flashing multiple USB devices

Sep 27, 2021

If you need to flash the same image to multiple USB media, Popsicle saves time by letting you write in parallel.

File Diet

Remove unnecessary files with Czkawka

Aug 30, 2021

Czkawka helps find and remove duplicate and obsolete files to free up valuable disk space.

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