Features

Collector's Item

Manage collections of different types with GCstar

Jun 06, 2014

If you have a passion for collecting things, the smart GCstar tool can help you keep track of your treasures.

Silver Screen

Pipelight

Jun 27, 2014

Video-on-demand services often don't play well with Linux because they depend on Microsoft's Silverlight browser plugin. Luckily, you can call on the Wine offshoot Pipelight to rescue your next home movie night.

Smart Settings

USB flash drives with Live Lernstick distro deliver educational software in schools

Jun 27, 2014

The Lernstick free distribution provides a unified and mobile environment for students and teachers. At home or in the classroom, you always have access to the same programs.

Home Away from Home

Using Linux on Windows with Cygwin

Jun 06, 2014

The Cygwin environment lets you run Linux applications on a Windows system.

34 Free Software Advocates Elected to European Parliament

Free Software Wins in European Elections

Jun 17, 2014

Free software advocacy groups in Europe signed up 162 pro-free software candidates, 34 of whom were elected to the European Parliament.

Reusing Previous Commands with the Bash History Suggest Box

Nifty app offers expanded access to terminal history

Jun 06, 2014

You can always browse the Bash history using your arrow keys, but Bash's search capabilities are very limited. Enter the clever Bash History Suggest Box.

Block Tech

Preserving privacy by encrypting block devices

Oct 25, 2013

The recent revelations about NSA spying have sparked renewed interest in data encryption. Encrypting at the file level is quick and easy, but if you're looking for an extra dose of protection, try encrypting the whole block device.

Hide Cloud Data from the Cloud Vendor

Secure Storage with Tahoe-LAFS

May 20, 2014

Innovative project offers cloud storage with the "Principle of Least Authority."

Detecting Attackers with Tripwire

Silent Guardian

May 13, 2014

Tripwire is a powerful tool that protects your systems against unwanted changes.

ThinkUp

Keeping Watch: Keep Track of Your Social Media

May 06, 2014

Community managers, professional marketers, and active social media users want to know the effect their messages have on followers. ThinkUp can help.

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