• 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

  • Better Builder

    Developers fed up with cryptic Makefiles should take a look at the new Meson build system, which is simple to operate, offers scripting capabilities, integrates external test tools, and supports Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.

  • Zack's Kernel News

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

  • Under One Roof

    The popular LXDE lightweight desktop is undergoing big changes under the hood, and the future looks bright.

  • Debian Meets Mate

    Mate isn't just for Mint users. The DMDc project is Mate on top of Debian Testing.

  • Shell Games

    The most fundamental tool needed to administer a cluster is a parallel shell, which allows you to run the same command on a series of nodes. In this article, we look at pdsh.

  • The Thing with the Mouse

    The Xfce desktop travels light but still comes with all the essential features.

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  • Network Daemon

    The new networkd component of the systemd project supports basic network configuration. Despite its early stage of development, one thing is clear: This is a daemon with brains.

  • Accessories Included

    If you are looking off the beaten Ubuntu and Debian paths for a fast, multimedia distro with a Gnome 3 desktop, take a closer look at Fedora-based Chapeau Linux.

  • Heartbleed Bleeds On

    According to a report, many potential victims of the Heartbleed attack have patched their systems, but few have cleaned up the crime scene to protect themselves from the effects of a previous intrusion.