• Sharing Alike

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

  • Package Deal

    We look at four contenders that want to become the Linux universal package manager, although the reality is still on the horizon.

  • 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.

  • Open All Year

    Office suites, email clients, and video chats often run as a "software as a service" on the network. Open365 is pitting web-based LibreOffice together with Kontact and Jitsi against the top dogs Google Drive and Office 365.

News and Articles

  • LinuxCon North America Convenes in Toronto, Canada

    Linux Foundation's big event celebrates the 25th anniversary of Linux

  • Linux Turns 25

    Linux has evolved from a “won’t be a professional” project to one of the most professional software projects in the history of computers.

  • Subverting LibreOffice Impress for Better Slide Shows

    Every hour of the work day, hundreds of presenters begin a slide show – and, as the presenters begin to drone, thousands of listeners lean back and do their best to stay awake and not look bored. Just as many users of word processors fail to learn how to use them properly, very few presenters ever learn a way to create a slide that holds an audience’s interest or conveys information successfully.

  • Mirantis Joins Hands with SUSE To Offer RHEL Support; Red Hat Not Happy

    Competitors get in the game with RHEL without Red Hat

  • Linux on Windows 10 Poses a Security Risk

    Security researchers have already notified Microsoft; some fixes are available

  • Libre Laptop

    The earth-friendly EOMA68 is an open hardware laptop that promises to be easy to repair, easy to upgrade, and easy to secure.

  • Full Speed Ahead

    Crank the compilers and turn up the system clock; maddog explains the basic differences between RISC and CISC architectures.

  • Package Deal

    We look at four contenders that want to become the Linux universal package manager, although the reality is still on the horizon.

  • Ask Klaus

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

  • 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.