Features

Setting Type in LibreOffice

Typography of LibreOffice Writer

May 19, 2015

LibreOffice Writer is a serviceable desktop publisher with more typography features than most users imagine.

Hello Firefox

Developing apps for Firefox OS

Apr 28, 2015

The ZTE Open C Firefox phone costs less than $70. The integrated developer environment in Firefox makes Firefox OS ideal for users who always wanted to develop their very own apps.

In Sync

Keeping databases in sync

Mar 26, 2015

As your data volume grows on your home computer, you can quickly and easily create a reliable backup using FreeFileSync.

How ls Works

Anatomy of a simple Linux utility

Mar 26, 2015

A simple Linux utility program such as ls might look simple, but many steps happen behind the scenes from the time you type "ls" to the time you see the directory listing. In this article, we look at these behind-the-scene details.

Terminal Analyzer

Analyzing network traffic with Tshark

Mar 26, 2015

The simple and practical Tshark packet analyzer gives precise information about the data streams on the network.

News from Africa

MakuluLinux MCDE 2.0 and Xfce 7.1

Mar 26, 2015

Two desktop environments and two different distributions as a base – introducing MakuluLinux.

Building LibreOffice Online

LOOL brings online document editing and viewing

Apr 08, 2015

Collabora and Ice Warp team up to create LibreOffice Online (LOOL) for online and collaborative document creation and viewing.

Secret Stash

Secure your passwords and personal data with KeePassX

Mar 05, 2015

KeePassX is an open source personal data management tool that lets you keep your passwords, URLs, attachments, and peace of mind

Rain Check

Perl checks for rain and issues umbrella warning

Jan 28, 2015

A Perl script that retrieves the current weather forecast at dawn helps the Perlmeister decide whether to run the risk or take an umbrella just in case.

Switcheroo

Manipulating network data streams with Netsed

Mar 05, 2015

Netsed is a small communication tool that lets users modify the content of TCP and UDP data packets on the local network.

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