• Open Wide

    Open Speech Initiative seeks to bring advanced speech processing to free software.

  • Virtuoso Layering

    For the past three years, 20 developers have been working on a revamped version of the KDE libraries. The alpha release appeared in February 2014 with many new features.

  • Silent Guardian

    Tripwire is a powerful tool that protects your systems against unwanted changes.

  • Fast Transport

    Even without elaborate infrastructure, you can still push your data across the network with netrw.

News and Articles

  • Assembly Line

    "maddog" looks at some of Linaro's efforts to improve GNU/Linux performance on ARM architectures.

  • Crypto or Bust

    Although open source crypto software is used virtually all over the world, the projects behind it are often small and chronically underfunded. Heartbleed, however, brings a possibility of improvement.

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  • Red Advance

    On June 10, Red Hat launched a new major release of its enterprise distribution, RHEL 7. We take a look to find out where RHEL is headed.

  • Feel the Width

    Make your blog look good on both desktop monitors and modern smartphones with high-resolution graphics by adding CSS and media queries to change the layout on the fly.

  • Data On the Go

    Almost all manufacturers of GPS devices use proprietary formats to save routes, tracks, and waypoints. Vendors unfortunately rarely offer Linux software for uploading and downloading or processing the data. Four GPS editors keep Linux users on the right track.

  • A Taste of Mint

    The Cinnamon and Mate desktop systems have stirred up plenty attention around the Linux world. We'll show you around these innovative new desktop systems and help you decide which is right for you.

  • Git, Markdown, Ebook

    Write and publish ebooks with the GitBook software and publishing platform.

  • Big Jump

    Autojump is a mature and widely available command-line tool for navigating your directory structure. We show you how it works.

  • Dork Holiday

    Sys admin columnist Charly never takes a vacation from the Internet. A beach bar with WiFi is quickly found, but it runs a forced proxy, which thinks that the SSH port (22) is in league with the devil and blocks the connection. Time to drill a tunnel.