Live Distro Roundup Highlights of the live Linux landscapeFeb 01, 2006
Many fine live Linux distributions are waiting for you right now on the Internet. The right choice depends on what you need.more »
Command Line: Wget FTP Downloads and website mirroring with WgetJan 01, 2006
Wget downloads files and even whole websites from the command line.more »
Desktopia: Whaw Organizing windows with WhawJan 01, 2006
If you’re weary of sorting through overlapping windows, Whaw will help you get organized.more »
Gnumeric Working with Gnome’s Gnumeric SpreadsheetJan 01, 2006
OpenOffice Calc is fine for most spreadsheet applications, but if you’re looking for better performance and a smaller footprint, try Calc’s lean competitor, Gnumeric.more »
KTools: Kat Desktop Searches with KatJan 01, 2006
The Kat desktop search tool turns up more than text strings.more »
Gnome 2.12 A look at Gnome 2.12Jan 01, 2006
Gnome 2.10 reconquered many desktops with its return to values such as simplicity, clarity, and ease of use. The new Gnome 2.12 GNU desktop environment continues this emphasis on the basics.more »
deskTOPia: Trayer TrayerDec 01, 2005
Some applets deposit icons in the system tray of the KDE or Gnome task bar. If you don’t use KDE or Gnome but you still want the system tray applets, check out Trayer.more »
Evince The Evince document viewerDec 01, 2005
Evince is quickly becoming Gnome’s standard viewer for PDF and other document formats.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers