PDF Readers Adobe Reader 8.1 vs. Xpdf and EvinceNov 28, 2007
The creator of the PDF format, Adobe, has released Adobe Reader 8.1. Does the proprietary display program offer more than free software alternatives Xpdf and Evince?more »
Email Suites KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws MailNov 28, 2007
We examine the strengths and weaknesses of four popular mail clients: KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws Mail.more »
The Initiative Forum Open Language Tools (FOLT), which develops software for translators has published initial results.more »
Version 2.3 of the French OOO-HG project recently presented a free map collection for Open Office. The 30MB collection, which was released under a Creative Commons license, comprises graphics that Open Office users can easily embed as documents in the gallery of the free office program.more »
Gscan2pdf Electronic document archives with gscan2pdfOct 31, 2007
Many scanner tools confuse users with functional overkill. The clear-cut gscan2pdf scanning aid gives users a simple approach to converting existing paper documents into space-saving PDF files.more »
The OpenDocument Format Alliance (ODF Alliance) today reported world wide growth in software applications implementing support for ODF in their products.more »
The Mozilla Foundation has released version 0.7 of its Sunbird calendaring program. Now calendars are available with public holidays for 17 countries. In addition to this, the developers have remove various bugs and improved usability.more »
Plone is one of the best known Free Software Content Management Systems (CMS) in the market. Much of the importance of Plone lies in its power and flexibility, enabling it to be applied in a wide variety
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics