Charly's Column The Sys admin’s daily grind: NttcpJun 30, 2008
Some weather forecasts give you the temperature and a windchill adjustment, and a similar forecast for bandwidth would be helpful. If you feel the bandwidth is too low – and it always is – you need some kind of measuring instrument to reveal the truth.more »
Xnee Recording and playing back screen activityJun 30, 2008
Xnee, Gnee, Cnee, and Pnee – these strangely named tools record and play back mouse and keyboard actions.more »
Tin Newsreader Getting started with the Tin newsreaderJun 30, 2008
Spartan, but functional – the Tin newsreader does without optical gadgets and concentrates on core Usenet-related functionality.more »
Workspace: GTD-Based Task Managers Applications for getting things doneJun 20, 2008
Task managers can help you get things done, but the first task is to choose the application that meets your needs. We take a closer look at iKog, Thinking Rock, and MonkeyGTD and recommend a few other GTD managers you might want to take for a spin.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: WebCalendarJun 19, 2008
If you are like me and have a selective memory, your laptop, mobile phone, and WebCalendar can help you keep track of your schedule. Like most other effective remedies, this solution has a couple of strange side effects.more »
The Simple Groupware project has just released version 0.409 of its Web-based groupware product. The changes include an integrated wiki.more »
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 “Etch” A look at Debian’s new version 4.0 “Etch” releaseJun 03, 2008
You’ll find a new graphical installer and plenty of intersting tools in the latest from the famous Debian Project.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.