• 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

  • ownCloud Forked

    Founder of ownCloud launches the Nextcloud project.

  • How Free Software Got Its Fonts

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

  • HP Enterprise Unveils a Futuristic Computer

    Will The Machine change the way future programmers think about memory?

  • New Love

    Open Source means more than just giving out a few pieces of code to an Open Source project; maddog explains.

  • Watchful Seller

    We show how to use a screen-scraper and an application for the official eBay API to trigger an alarm on incoming eBay customer feedback and detect errors in the monthly billing statement.

  • On the DVD

    Ubuntu 16.04 (64-bit) and Ubuntu 16.04 Mate (32-bit)

  • Hidden

    The VeraCrypt encryption software comes with a handy graphical interface, and the ability to hide a container in an encrypted volume adds a unique professional feature: plausibly deniable encryption.

  • NEWS

    Updates on technologies, trends, and tools

  • Tool Tips

    Under review: Tiny Applications 20130215, CertMgr 0.2.49, Difftree 0.5.8, Scriptform 1.0, Duply 1.11.1, Xplico 1.1.1.

  • Cloud Master

    Synchronizing your data in the cloud is practical, but it's risky if you don't encrypt your data. Desktop encryption utilities offer various levels of security and ease.