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Hidden

Encryption with VeraCrypt

Jun 03, 2016

The VeraCrypt encryption software comes with a handy graphical interface, and the ability to hide a container in an encrypted volume adds a unique professional feature: plausibly deniable encryption.

Long-Distance Relationship

Remote desktop applications

Jul 01, 2016

Remote desktop applications allow remote access to machines, including desktop sharing, which makes them useful assistants in both the personal and professional spheres. We look at a few candidates.

Subverting LibreOffice Impress for Better Slide Shows

Resisting the Lure of Bullet Point Presentations

Aug 24, 2016

Every hour of the work day, hundreds of presenters begin a slide show – and, as the presenters begin to drone, thousands of listeners lean back and do their best to stay awake and not look bored. Just as many users of word processors fail to learn how to use them properly, very few presenters ever learn a way to create a slide that holds an audience’s interest or conveys information successfully.

Working Remotely

AnyDesk in competition with TeamViewer

Jun 03, 2016

Remote control software is frequently used to work on remote computers and for group work. AnyDesk wants to gain a foothold in this niche with an innovative technical concept.

Reloaded

Automatically restore firewall filter rules

Jun 03, 2016

The Linux iptables packet filter lacks an easy way to load rules automatically after restarting a system, but you can automate this process several ways.

Quick Step

Cut videos and add effects using Lightworks

Jun 03, 2016

The free editing program Lightworks Free makes small video editing projects easy. If you need more, use the Pro version.

No Detour

Managing SSD tools with TKperf

May 09, 2016

TKperf combines several SSD tools under one roof. You can use TKperf to investigate SSDs before deployment and even to measure performance.

Signs of Life at the Office

Test LibreOffice automatically

May 09, 2016

Companies that depend on LibreOffice have a reason to wonder whether the office suite is working on all systems. You can use Python and the LibreOffice API to check.

A Free Laptop Project

EOMA68 Laptop

Jul 13, 2016

A campaign to redefine free software and hardware

Fine-tuned

Optimize flash memory in Linux

May 09, 2016

Solid state drives make everything run faster and more smoothly, but you can squeeze out even more performance with some practical optimization steps.

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