• 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.

  • Steady Hand

    Every leading Linux distribution offers some kind of built-in GUI management tool, but the world still has room for a flexible, distribution-independent tool like Webmin.

  • Enough Is Enough

    When is it statistically favorable to conclude, say, the search for a suitable employee with a chosen one? Solid algorithms point the way to success.

  • Ask Klaus

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

News and Articles

  • Test


  • Critical Flaws Found in VeraCrypt

    Popular open source encryption tool is vulnerable to attack

  • Ubuntu 16.10 Released

    New “Yakkety Yak” edition emphasizes cloud and servers

  • Subgraph

    Subgraph OS is designed with built-in, accessible security features and a modern desktop.

  • Linus Announces Linux 4.8

    Latest kernel even supports Microsoft Surface 3 devices

  • Google Announces Its Own Pixel Phones

    Google finally enters the phone hardware business.

  • 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.