Free Culture in Evolution: Openclipart and The Open Font Library Openclipart and The Open Font LibraryNov 19, 2013
Compared with free software, free culture is often overlooked; however, once you start looking around the Openclipart and Open Font Library sites – two of the oldest and most successful free culture sites – you soon start to realize that free culture has evolved right alongside free software, providing free content to use with free tools.more »
LibreOffice vs. OpenOffice Heavyweight BattleOct 20, 2013
The development paths of OpenOffice and LibreOffice parted in 2010. Which of the two office suites is leading the way?more »
Tool Tips Tool tests on the fast trackJul 02, 2013
6 Linux tools reviewed for your pleasure.more »
Charly's Column – Speedometer The sys admin's daily grind – SpeedometerJul 02, 2013
Thanks to LTE, state-of-the-art Internet technology has now made its way into Charly's quiet home. Accustomed to the sorrows of low surf speeds, our columnist prefers to make his own measurements.more »
LibreOffice 4.0 LibreOffice 4.0 testedMay 31, 2013
LibreOffice celebrates its birthday with the release of the first version with a 4 in front of the dot. All modules offer substantial improvements and the kinds of changes that warrant a major version. We look at some features worth celebrating.more »
Alfresco Cross-platform collaboration with AlfrescoMay 31, 2013
The Alfresco collaboration tool lets you track documents, share content, and collaborate with team members – and it integrates nicely with Microsoft SharePoint.more »
adtool Managing Active Directory from Linux with adtoolMay 31, 2013
The simple but useful adtool lets you manage an Active Directory domain from the Linux command line.more »
Wanted: A Free Accounting Application for Non-Profits Non-Profit Accounting SoftwareMay 20, 2013
The Software Freedom Conservancy is raising funds to fill a major gap in free software functionality.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.