PDF Readers Adobe Reader 8.1 vs. Xpdf and Evince

Nov 28, 2007

The creator of the PDF format, Adobe, has released Adobe Reader 8.1. Does the proprietary display program offer more than free software alternatives Xpdf and Evince?

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Email Suites KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws Mail

Nov 28, 2007

We examine the strengths and weaknesses of four popular mail clients: KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws Mail.

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FOLT: Free Software for Translators

Nov 15, 2007

The Initiative Forum Open Language Tools (FOLT), which develops software for translators has published initial results.

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Security Issues in Xpdf Make Waves

Nov 08, 2007

In the past, security bugs in the Xpdf PDF viewer have endangered Linux systems time and again, and projects that use Xpdf code are also affected.

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Seamonkey 1.1.6 Removes Bug

Nov 07, 2007

The latest version of the Mozilla successor, Seamonkey, removes minor graphics bugs and includes security updates.

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Mozilla Prism Puts the Web on Your Desktop

Nov 06, 2007

The Mozilla Foundation has just released Prism, the pre-release version of an application that removes a Web application’s reliance on a browser. The software, which was previously only available for Windows, is now available as version 0.8 for Linux and Mac OS X.

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Gscan2pdf Electronic document archives with gscan2pdf

Oct 31, 2007

Many scanner tools confuse users with functional overkill. The clear-cut gscan2pdf scanning aid gives users a simple approach to converting existing paper documents into space-saving PDF files.

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Oxygen Office Professional Version 2.3 Released

Oct 18, 2007

The office suite builds on Open Office adding a plethora of graphical elements and fonts.

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