Table of Contents: 151 What's inside the June 2013 issueApr 30, 2013
The Nepomuk semantic desktop has matured with the KDE 4 series. We look at how you can use Nepomuk to structure information about the files, folders, and applications on your system. Then, discover Qt build tool Qmake, social media data mining, and the e-commerce services of eBay and Amazon.more »
Flam3 and Fractal Fr0st Generate unusual fractals with Fr0st and Flam3Apr 30, 2013
Few fractal algorithms create as beautiful and ethereal structures as Flam3. The Fr0st GUI helps you master the complex software.more »
Is Wayland the New X? Looking into the Future of Display Server ProtocolsMar 25, 2013
Display server expert Daniel Stone explains what is really happening with the future of graphical display protocols on Linux.more »
2D Animation Tools Overview of 2D animation programsMar 15, 2013
With the right tool and a bit of artistic talent, you can create two-dimensional cartoons, even without Flash. In this article, we present four animation programs and look at how well they perform in practice.more »
Table of Contents: 150 What's inside the May 2013 issueMar 15, 2013
This month, Rasp Pi becomes a multimedia system, then we look at three great tools to create, manage, and monitor your virtual environments.more »
PaintSupreme PaintSupreme image editor testedFeb 22, 2013
The market for good image editing programs for Linux is pretty much saturated. Despite this, BrainDistrict has dared to launch two commercial programs: IFX-Supreme and PaintSupreme.more »
Animation with GIMP Creating animations with GIMPJan 23, 2013
Although developed for editing individual images, GIMP has everything you need to create perfect animations via plugins and scripts.more »
Table of Contents: 148 What's inside the March 2013 issueJan 23, 2013
Science fiction authors and high-tech visionaries dream of a future where humans and computers communicate in ordinary English. A new cloud-based tool brings that future a little closer.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.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
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
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.