• Playing Nice

    Getting Windows programs to work on Linux is difficult even if you're using the famous Wine Windows-compatibility environment. Fortunately, the PlayOnLinux graphical interface can ease some of the pain.

  • Zack's Kernel News

    Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.

  • Slow and Steady

    "maddog" explains that the seemingly clear concept of Free and Open Source Software is not so clear to all involved, and that education takes time.

  • Linux Casting

    Google's Chromecast device lets you stream content directly to your TV. Castnow connects to Chromecast from a Linux system.

News and Articles

  • NoScript Flaw

    Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.

  • RIP SSLv3

    The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.

  • Cross-Examination

    People applying for IT jobs should brace themselves for the popular interview question about the sticky bit in Unix operating systems. It certainly pays to know.

  • World Atlas

    Although Marble might look like a rather bare-bones map application, it has a few tricks up its sleeve that make it a useful mapping tool.

  • Newfound Love

    When the Twitter hashtag #monitoringsucks gained popularity a few years ago, it seemed as though monitoring software had reached its limits and stagnated. Will Sensu launch a new golden age?

  • Ask Klaus

    Klaus addresses problems with Wheezy updates, Adobe Flash, dial-up settings, and mountpoint dates.

  • On the DVD

    Linux Mint 17.1 (64-bit) and Elementary OS (32-bit)

  • News

    Updates on technologies, trends, and tools

  • Home Monitor

    Linux Dash and Cockpit are small-scale solutions for monitoring a cloud-hosted virtual server from home.

  • Change Track

    Many enterprises use the free Nagios monitoring solution; some would prefer to change to something else. We talked to people who switched to find out how they fared.