• Trusted Computing

    The Trusted Platform Module on your computer's motherboard could lead to better security for your Linux system.

  • Let's Get Physical

    At the intersection of free software and crowdfunding, a USB password manager offers an innovation in security.

  • Info Tubbies

    The name of the tool that columnist Charly Kühnast recommends this month may sound like the Teletubbies, but it is but far from infantile when it comes to functionality. In fact, inxi provides detailed and precisely controllable hardware and system usage information for the host computer.

  • Shielded

    To ward off DDoS attacks, websites and services often seek the protection of Internet giants, such as Amazon, but you have other ways to protect your connectivity.

News and Articles

  • Do-It-Yourself eBook Publishing

    Self-publishing is not usually considered part of the Maker movement, yet the two have in common a do-it-yourself approach and increasing popularity.

  • LibreOffice 6.0 Released

    The new version comes with an experimental ribbon interface.

  • Red Hat Acquires CoreOS

    One of the biggest contributors to the Kubernetes project has joined the Red Hat family.

  • apt vs. apt-get

    The apt command-line utility is a successor to the well known apt-get, offering simpler installation and maintenance for the DEB packages used with Debian, Ubuntu, Knoppix, and many other Linux distros.

  • Ubuntu derivative BackBox Linux for security analysis

    Specializing in security and forensics, BackBox Linux is not only good for a vulnerability assessment, but thanks to its lean substructure, it is also suitable as a desktop distribution.

  • FOSSPicks

    Ocenaudio 3.3.6, Otter Browser, Joplin, WeeChat 2.0, Mailspring, Siril 0.9.7, SuperTuxKart 0.9.3, and more!

  • Flexible Import/Export

    A hidden utility in the LibreOffice toolbox, unoconv offers a wide array of import and export filter options for use at the command line.

  • With Simple Means

    YunoHost offers a wide range of services on a proven Debian platform that you can host yourself.

  • This Month's DVD

    Fedora 27 and NetBSD 7.1.1

  • Organizational Talent

    Busy people often keep busy calendars full of appointments and tasks. In order to keep an eye on things, Linux to-do-managers help manage the clutter in a controlled way.