• Sharing Alike

    With the advent of free software for non-programmers, users ran into a licensing dilemma in a world of proprietary fonts.

  • Ask Klaus

    New fdisk behavior, booting Knoppix from USB, and using PHP mail() in Apache.

  • Chitchat

    HipChat and Slack are in when it comes to communicating with customers or colleagues, but data security is out. InspIRCd, Rocket.Chat, or Mattermost are better alternatives.

  • Fast Copier

    Qt4-fsarchiver lets you back up files, complete partitions, and create disk images with a single mouse click.

News and Articles

  • One Wild Ride

    Linux distributions proliferate like butterflies. Linux Magazine went hunting for some strange and particularly surprising specimens.

  • True Tails

    In which our hero relates a "True Tail" where lack of testing almost created a divorce.

  • Key Service

    PGP/GnuPG is becoming increasingly popular, thanks to digital crime and government surveillance. We take a look behind the scenes and show how you can keep your keyring current and valid.

  • Undercover Information

    If you have been programming for decades, you've likely gathered a personal bag of tricks and best practices over the years – much like this treasure trove from the Perlmeister.

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  • On the DVD

     

  • Text Mode

    With the pointers and useful tips in this article, you can turn Emacs into a powerful writing environment.

  • NEWS

    Updates on technologies, trends, and tools

  • Expedited TV

    Free and commercial media center programs promise streaming HD videos, television, music, picture galleries, and a few extra tricks for Linux PCs and the Raspberry Pi – all from the comfort of your living room.

  • Short Cut

    Most sys admins use netstat to find out about the status of network sockets, but Charly knows a good shortcut.