Command Line: User Accounts Command line user management

Aug 01, 2005

Linux is a multiuser system: many users can work at the same machine at the same time on separate accounts. In this month’s column, we take a close look at how to create and manage Linux user accounts from the command line.

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DeskTOPia: JWM JWM Window Manager

Aug 01, 2005

JWM is a window manager for Linux users who demand an efficient GUI and are not afraid to fire up an editor to get it. If this sounds like the kind of tool you are looking for, read on to discover more about JWM.

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Inkscape Vector Graphics Vector graphics with Inkscape

Jul 01, 2005

When it comes to drawing with the computer, professionals often opt for vector graphics. Inkscape brings the power of vector graphics to Linux users. Our workshop demonstrates how to use the program.

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KTools: Konqueror 3.4 Working with Konqueror 3.4

Jul 01, 2005

Following in the tracks of previous invaders such as Navigator and the Internet Explorer, Konqueror is on a mission conquer the Internet. The KDE 3.4 version of Konqueror is a truly versatile tool that feels at home on the web.

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DeskTOPia: xdesktopwaves Making waves with xdesktopwaves

Jul 01, 2005

If even the most imaginative desktop background is starting to bore you, it’s time for a change. xdesktop waves allows you to change your desktop into a water scape. You can add rain and storms or just drag your mouse to liven things up.

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ExtendedPDF Creating full-featured PDFs in OpenOffice

Jun 01, 2005

The PDF format has many useful features that make it easier for readers to find their way around large documents, but the native PDF export function in OpenOffice doesn’t allow many of these elements. We’ll show you how to create better PDFs in OpenOffice with the ExtendedPDF macro.

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Apollon File Sharing with Apollon and GiFT

Jun 01, 2005

The operators of the popular Internet-based file

sharing network, Kazaa, only provide software for

Windows systems, but the GiFT project brings

Kazaa support to Linux.

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DeskTOPia: Apwal Applications on demand with Apwal program launcher

Jun 01, 2005

Launching a program by clicking

with your mouse can have a few

disadvantages. Users lose their

way in nested menu structures,

and desktop icons can become

hidden behind windows. The

Apwal program launcher makes it

easy to launch with a click.

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