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Choose Chakra

An elegant and simple Arch Linux-based distro

May 02, 2017

KDE lovers can rejoice at Chakra Linux's beautiful and functional operating system.

Signs of Life

Intro to the Gnome Flashback desktop

May 02, 2017

If you struggle with the appearance and behavior of the Gnome desktop, the classic features of fallback mode offer an alternative in a familiar style. Lamented by many as dead and gone, Gnome 3 fallback is still alive and kicking in Gnome Flashback.

Universal Package Formats and How They Differ

Flatpak and Snap

Jun 13, 2017

We talk with Alexander Larsson, the creator of Flatpak, and Thibaut Rouffineau, a member of the Snap team.

Welcome Startup Support

Graphical interfaces for systemd

May 02, 2017

Systemd has won the race, as indicated by the several tools that already offer a service just a mouse click away. We look at six of these tools.

Master Builder

Create your own Linux distribution

Mar 28, 2017

Linux systems out of the box are a dime a dozen. But if you want a customized system, you will certainly see the benefit of AryaLinux, which lets you put together an individualized system from the sources.

Clever Combination

Leaner surfing with the SeaMonkey Internet Suite

Mar 28, 2017

SeaMonkey is a lean and time-tested alternative for web, mail, IM, and address management that supports Firefox plugins.

Zoo Keeper

Graphical desktop front ends for KVM and Qemu

Mar 28, 2017

If you want to care for a zoo full of exotic KVM guest systems on your desktop, you could use a little help from a graphical front end.

Pinpoint Accuracy

Python graphics libraries for data visualization

Mar 02, 2017

Python's powerful Matplotlib, Bokeh, PyQtGraph, and Pandas libraries lend programmers a helping hand when visualizing complex data and their relationships.

Advanced Layout with LibreOffice Writer

Looking Your Best on Paper

May 16, 2017

Some documents deserve extra attention to design and typographic detail.

Fifth Generation

New features in digiKam 5

Mar 02, 2017

The freshly released digiKam 5 boasts a number of new features, brings many improvements, and ditches some legacy ballast.

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