LibreOffice Macros Automating Libreoffice with macrosFeb 22, 2013
in addition to its comprehensive tool set, Libreoffice packs a built-in Basic-like scripting language that can be used to automate repetitive tasks and extend the suite’s default functionality.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 »
Geary Email Client Managing email via IMAP with GearyOct 26, 2012
Managing email on an IMAP server is part of everyday business. The slim client Geary makes it as simple on the desktop as it is on many mobile devices – despite a few remaining shortcomings.more »
Charly's Column: Biabam and Tre-agrep The sys admin’s daily grind – Biabam and Tre-agrepSep 21, 2012
Most of the tools that show up in this column are small, smart, fast, and easily explained. This month is no exception; we feature a dynamic duo of tools.more »
Chat Archive with Sugar API Storing instant messaging data with Sugar CRM 6.4 and the Dropbox connectorJul 24, 2012
The Sugar customer relationship management tool lets you import unstructured data from the cloud. We’ll show you how to use this feature to integrate instant messaging services.more »
Greylisting with Postgrey Defeat spam with Postgrey by greylisting and whitelisting incoming mailJul 24, 2012
Vendors continue to develop new defenses against spam, one of the Internet’s most notorious pests. In this article, we integrate Postgrey with the Postfix mail server for a greylisting and whitelisting solution.more »
Gnublin Getting to know the Gnublin boardMay 29, 2012
Embedded Linux doesn’t have to be rocket science, which the Gnublin board clearly shows. If you want to learn how to read sensors, flip switches, and switch LEDs on ARM Linux, this tiny machine is perfect for your research.more »
Alexandria Library Manager Manage your book collection with the Alexandria collection managerMay 29, 2012
As your book collection grows, you might lose track of your volumes. Alexandria lets you catalog your tomes quickly and easily without a pesky database server.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