• Tool Tips

    Briefly tested: Dxirc 1.20.0, XS-httpd 3.7, Nmap 7.0, MegaFont NEXT, Isync 1.2.1, Zeal 0.2.1.

  • Git Happy

    Dgit combines the Debian archive with a Git repository, giving package maintainers some totally new options for managing Debian source packages.

  • Always at Hand

    Columnist Charly fights the fight for free SSL certificates with Let's Encrypt. He particularly likes the matching software client that takes care of everything – from certificate retrieval to web server integration.

  • NEWS

    Updates on technologies, trends, and tools

News and Articles

  • SUSE Joins the Microsoft Test Drive Program

    Customers can take a free test drive of SLES for HPC on the Azure Cloud

  • SiFive Launches a Line of Open Source Chips

    San-Francisco based chip company announces their first fully open source chip platform.

  • Click Clack

    The "If This Then That" web service lets you simply click together home automation components, instead of laboriously integrating them via their APIs. However, you still have to open the hood for the nitty gritty where applicable.

  • Well Filtered

    One of the most common tasks when working on computers involves browsing texts for search patterns. Here, ICgrep offers a modern, parallel, and Unicode-enabled alternative to the classic grep.

  • The Filer

    The ext filesystem celebrates its 25th birthday next year. A brief tour of ext history will give you some insights into how this classic Linux filesystem works – and how it has evolved to meet users' needs.

  • Revolutionary

    ZFS is a first-class filesystem for big iron, but for various reasons, it is still waiting for widespread Linux adoption.

  • Pocket Linux

    Maru OS provides a desktop Debian on a smartphone.

  • Unwind

    A simple Bash shell script can be a very powerful tool: Relax-and-Recover generates rescue media from running systems, takes care of backups, and helps when migrating computers to new hardware or converting to virtual machines.

  • On the DVD

    Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" Mate and Clonezilla Live 2.4.6-25

  • Secure Play

    Firejail makes sandboxing as easy as typing eight letters in front of a command.