Mind Mapping Software

Dec 08, 2020

This free mind mapping software is a promising app designed to help you quickly record ideas and show the relationships between them.

The Scientist's Linux Toolbox

Essential software tools for the working scientist

Oct 28, 2020

Linux and science are a natural fit. These are a handful of essential software packages both for getting work done and presenting it to others.

Conference Call

Reliable videoconferencing

Aug 04, 2020

If you are looking for an alternative to commercial videoconferencing platforms, Jitsi offers an open source solution that lets you build and deploy online videoconferences.


Build a VPN Tunnel with WireGuard

Jul 05, 2020

A recent addition to the Linux kernel, WireGuard lets you build a VPN tunnel that relies on encryption to reduce potential security issues.

Kitchen Helper

Build your own kitchen timer with a dual alarm

Jul 05, 2020

A simple kitchen helper with two timers assists budding chefs in coping with dishes that are unlikely to be ready at the same time.

Lock It Up

Securing the Linux kernel with lockdown mode

Sep 04, 2020

Lockdown mode makes your Linux system more secure and even prevents root users from modifying the kernel.

reMarkable 2

A handwriting tablet in progress

Nov 10, 2020

With a paper-like feel, the reMarkable 2 handwriting tablet lets you take notes or sketch and then share the results with your device of choice.

Fast Formatting

Convert multimedia files with MystiQ

Jul 05, 2020

Working with multimedia files usually involves converting from one format to another. With MystiQ you can handle this task in next to no time.

On Air

Record screencasts with VokoscreenNG

Jul 05, 2020

The VokoscreenNG screencast tool offers many options but is still surprisingly easy to use.

Browsing Options

Testing Waterfox, a Firefox alternative

Jul 05, 2020

Waterfox, a fork of the Mozilla Firefox browser, is designed for greater speed and privacy, as well as compatibility with older add-ons. We consider two versions of the Waterfox browser and what they have to offer.

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