Coping with UEFI Coping with the UEFI boot processJan 23, 2013
The UEFI boot specification offers new capabilities – and new headaches – if you aren’t ready for it. Learn how one Linux user came to a truce with the new sheriff.more »
Discovering the New Gnome Gnome starts to reinvent itself, cautiouslyDec 28, 2012
The last few years have been troubled for the Gnome Project. Once a premier desktop environment for Linux, it has seen its market share diminish amid user dissatisfaction over Gnome 3 and accusations that the project was ignoring users. Yet, over the last six months, something important has been happening: Slowly and quietly, the members of Gnome have started trying to turn the situation around.more »
Tails Secure Distro Amnesiac IncognitoDec 04, 2012
These days, security and privacy issues are increasingly making the news, but where can the average free software user learn more about safer practices? One of the best answers I have found is Tails, a Debian-based distribution that seems as much about teaching users to make informed decisions as about the software itself.more »
Listaller Cross-platform software installationNov 26, 2012
A single uniform software installation tool for all distributions is still just a dream, but thanks to Listaller, this goal has come a little bit closer.more »
When I was thinking about ways you could rescue your system with Linux, the thought occurred to me: Why not rescue your life? Because that’s what Linux can do for you.more »
The Coming KDE An Interview with Aaron SeigoNov 05, 2012
Aaron Seigo discusses KDE’s new approach to managing change and the changes coming up in the next few years.more »
Could Mozilla’s announcement of the Boot to Gecko roadmap, along with the continued development of other web-based operating systems, make which Linux distro you’re running less important than the desktop environment?more »
SPICE Exploring Red Hat’s flavor enhancer for virtual desktopsSep 21, 2012
Red Hat peps up performance of multimedia applications on remote desktops with SPICE (Simple Protocol For Independent Computing Environments).more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics