PDF Toolkit Multifunctional tool for PDF filesSep 30, 2005
To manage the mountains of paper that cross our desks every day, we need to file, retrieve, copy, stamp, investigate, and classify documents. A special tool can help users keep on top of their electronic paperwork: pdftk – the PDF toolkit.more »
Command Line: cal and date Calendar in the command lineAug 31, 2005
The legacy cal and date tools help users keep track of the time and date. You can even change the system time with a single shell command.more »
deskTOPia: tablaunch Quick launcher for the desktopAug 31, 2005
Desktop icons are not the only way to launch programs; in fact, a kicker that is not hidden by a muddle of windows is often preferable. Tablaunch is a flexible and attractive program launcher for the Linux desktop.more »
KTools: KMobileTools Accessing your mobile phone with KDEAug 31, 2005
Composing text messages on a mobile phone isn’t easy. A handy application called KmobileTools helps you manage your SMS messages and calls.more »
Command Line: User Accounts Command line user managementJul 31, 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.more »
DeskTOPia: JWM JWM Window ManagerJul 31, 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.more »
Inkscape Vector Graphics Vector graphics with InkscapeJun 30, 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.more »
KTools: Konqueror 3.4 Working with Konqueror 3.4Jun 30, 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.more »
Report from the X-Force group says attackers are using TOR to hide their crimes
Future Firefox extensions will be compatible with Chrome.
Better read this if you bought your computer before 2011
Users should upgrade to the new version as soon as possible
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.