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.


A security-oriented OS

Nov 04, 2021

Andrew David Wong discusses the Qubes OS project's security-by-compartmentalization approach, including an endorsement from Edward Snowden.


Detect attacks on your network with Maltrail

Apr 07, 2022

Maltrail is a lightweight analysis tool that examines network traffic and raises the alarm if it detects suspicious access or dubious name resolution.

LibreOffice vs OpenOffice

Comparing LibreOffice and OpenOffice

Mar 02, 2022

While LibreOffice and OpenOffice have a shared past, LibreOffice outstrips OpenOffice in contributors, code commits, and features.

Packet Timer

Host-INT brings network packet telemetry

Feb 03, 2022

Inband Network Telemetry and Host-INT can provide valuable insights on network performance – including information on latency and packet drops.

Check It

Easy monitoring with Checkmk

Mar 02, 2022

We'll show you how to use the Checkmk open source monitoring tool to monitor your home router.

Make It One with Linux

Hardware optimized for Linux

Sep 23, 2022

We interview TUXEDO Computers founder Herbert Feiler about the company's past, present, and future.

Swapping with zRAM

More Swap with Same Amount of RAM

Sep 20, 2022

ZRAM is a faster RAM disk than other swap sources, and it’s easier on SSD drives.


Deleting metadata from files

Feb 03, 2022

Digital camera images often reveal personal information embedded in metadata. Several Linux tools let you remove unwanted metadata to help preserve your privacy.

New Chip in Town

Exploring the RISC-V processor architecture

Feb 03, 2022

The open source RISC-V processor architecture is poised to shake up the processor industry. Thanks to the Qemu emulator, you can get to know the RISC-V without waiting for affordable hardware.

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