DeskTOPia: xdesktopwaves Making waves with xdesktopwavesJul 01, 2005
If even the most imaginative desktop background is starting to bore you, it’s time for a change. xdesktop waves allows you to change your desktop into a water scape. You can add rain and storms or just drag your mouse to liven things up.more »
DeskTOPia: Apwal Applications on demand with Apwal program launcherJun 01, 2005
Launching a program by clicking
with your mouse can have a few
disadvantages. Users lose their
way in nested menu structures,
and desktop icons can become
hidden behind windows. The
Apwal program launcher makes it
easy to launch with a click.more »
Gnome Fonts Managing Gnome FontsJun 01, 2005
Linux’s text display still suffers from legacy issues, but it is well on the way to
recovering. This article explains how Fontconfig, X, and Gnome work together for
a brighter future.more »
KTools: Fonts in KDE Installing Fonts on KDEJun 01, 2005
A well chosen font is the perfect addition to your
Linux experience. KDE provides a number of tools
that help you cook up a really tasty alphabet soup
with very little effort.more »
Gnome 2.10 What’s new in Gnome 2.10Jun 01, 2005
The new Gnome desktop adds a variety of applications and applets. Under the hood, Gnome 2.10 is more robust.more »
DeskTOPia: WMI WMI and the reincarnation of the keyboardMay 01, 2005
WMI is a lean and fast window manager with good
support for keyboard control.more »
Ktools: Basket Storing, sorting, and filing with KDE’s BasketMay 01, 2005
If you tend to collect information and then forget where you put it, a
KDE tool called Basket may be just what you need. Basket is a
handy container for documents, notes, images, sounds, graphs,
spreadsheets, and other files you may want to find later.more »
KoolDock & KXDocker Working with KoolDock and KXDockerMay 01, 2005
If the KDE Kicker is not graphical, or spectacular enough for your taste,
you can dress up KDE with KoolDock or KXDocker.more »
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.
Klaus Knopper announces the latest version of his iconic Live Linux system.