Features

Android Admin Tools

Linux Remote Administration on Android and iOS

Jan 14, 2014

Smartphones and tablets have lost their gadget status and become part of the system administrator’s tool kit. We look at the most important apps for admins.

Will DNF Replace Yum?

Behind the Scenes at Fedora’s Future Package Manager

Jan 14, 2014

DNF will soon replace Yum as Fedora’s default package manager, but it still has some hurdles to overcome.

MakePlayLive Releases New Single-Board System

Open Hardware Collective Takes on the Big Vendors

Dec 17, 2013

The KDE Vivaldi tablet isn’t here yet, but its development team is proposing cooperative businesses and open hardware as the future of free software.

YouTube to MP3

Tapped In

Dec 17, 2013

The YouTube to MP3 downloader provides some convenient features and a nice intuitive interface.

Anonymous Sharing with MediaCrush

Up to Speed

Dec 03, 2013

You don’t always need a full-fledged YouTube or Flickr clone to share videos or images. Sometimes all you want is a quick place to upload, so you can link to your media or share it online. MediaCrush gives you just that, as well as some more interesting perks.

Fixing Disks with Parted Magic

Disk Aid

Dec 03, 2013

It’s really annoying when a disk suddenly dies on you or a typo in a command deletes important data. The free Parted Magic Live distro offers help.

Free Culture in Evolution: Openclipart and The Open Font Library

Openclipart and The Open Font Library

Nov 19, 2013

Compared with free software, free culture is often overlooked; however, once you start looking around the Openclipart and Open Font Library sites – two of the oldest and most successful free culture sites – you soon start to realize that free culture has evolved right alongside free software, providing free content to use with free tools.

2D Animation Tools

Simply Moving

Nov 19, 2013

With the right tool and a bit of artistic talent, you can create two-dimensional cartoons, even without Flash. In this article, we present four animation programs and look at how well they perform in practice.

Cloud Backup with Duplicity

Data Safe

Nov 04, 2013

If you’re looking for a secure and portable backup technique, try combining the trusty command-line utility Duplicity with an available cloud account.

The Linux-libre Project

Freeing the Linux Kernel

Nov 04, 2013

The Linux kernel and its penguin mascot are widely viewed as the symbol of free and open source software. The truth, however, is that the Linux kernel is only partly free.

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