Lightning Protection

Locking down the Thunderbolt interface

Jun 04, 2022

The Thunderbolt interface supports extremely fast data transfer rates, but be careful about what you plug into your port, because Thunderbolt devices access memory directly. We'll show you some Linux tools for locking down your Thunderbolt interface.

Convenient Downloads

A download manager for the shell

Jun 04, 2022

A few lines of shell code and the Gawk scripting language make downloading files off the web a breeze.

Not All NAS

Your NAS isn't enough – you still need to back up your data!

Jun 04, 2022

Some users trust their data to powerful file servers that advertise enterprise data protection, but your Network Attached Storage system might not be as safe as you think it is.

A style checker for LibreOffice Writer

Angry Reviewer

Nov 16, 2022

The Angry Reviewer style check can be used to evaluate and improve any type of writing, including academic articles and grant applications.

Network Tattletale

Monitoring application data traffic

May 06, 2022

OpenSnitch, an application-based firewall, protects you from unwanted data leaks by letting you set customized rules for all your applications.

Trust Tools

Using browser extensions to uncover disinformation

Aug 18, 2022

Fake information is experiencing a boom, but given the right tools, you can reliably separate the wheat from the chaff.

No Code, No Problem

Building apps with NocoDB

Apr 07, 2022

NocoDB lets you build useful applications without writing a single line of code.


An alternative search tool for LibreOffice Writer

Nov 04, 2021

AltSearch offers extended functionality to LibreOffice Write's default find and replace tools, making it ideal for editing and formatting longer documents.

Desktop Design with GTK4

And … Action!

Nov 04, 2021

The Clapper media player showcases new desktop design features in GTK4.

Integrity Check

Avoiding data corruption in backups

Apr 07, 2022

A backup policy can protect your data from malware attacks and system crashes, but first you need to ensure that you are backing up uncorrupted data.

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