Table of Contents: 149 What's inside the April 2013 issue

Feb 22, 2013

This month, we show you how to automate tasks in LibreOffice and give you some tools to tighten system security.

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Coping with UEFI Coping with the UEFI boot process

Jan 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.

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Discovering the New Gnome Gnome starts to reinvent itself, cautiously

Dec 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.

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Tails Secure Distro Amnesiac Incognito

Dec 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.

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Listaller Cross-platform software installation

Nov 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.

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Rescue Me

Nov 20, 2012

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.

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The Coming KDE An Interview with Aaron Seigo

Nov 05, 2012

Aaron Seigo discusses KDE’s new approach to managing change and the changes coming up in the next few years.

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Future of the Desktop

Sep 25, 2012

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?

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