A laptop with no proprietary BIOS and 100 percent open source software may sound too good to be true, but that’s exactly what Gluglug delivers. Is it a good deal? Read on to find out.
Armed with a US$ 20 hunk of hardware and a free software-defined radio tool, we start the hunt for radio-transmitted data from a weather station.
The Bash Shell Script Compiler converts shell scripts directly into binaries. Compiling your scripts provides protection against accidental changes, but you will have to contend with some quirks.
OSI seeks to bring advanced speech processing to free software.
Chat rooms aren’t just for people. We’ll show you how to access an IRC channel using an automated bot.
Armed only with standard Linux tools, users can recover files, resurrect partitions, and rescue damaged media.
The Internet is a tough place to live – especially for publicly accessible computers. A small tool called Portspoof makes port scanning a real challenge for attackers.
Almost every wireless LAN has some potential security weaknesses. The Wifislax Slackware derivative helps detect and eliminate them.
KDE starts a crowdfunding campaign for open hardware.
Most operating systems claim to be secure; however, most fail terribly. Newcomer Qubes OS tries a different approach, relying on a microkernel and pervasive virtualization.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
New release marks the arrival of AMD’s unified driver strategy.
A new study by IDC charts big changes in the big hardware market.
Azure CTO says Redmond has already considered the unthinkable.
Lead developer quells rumors that the Debian version is slated for center stage.
MSBuild is now just another GitHub project as Redmond continues its path to the light.
Malware could pass data and commands between disconnected computers without leaving a trace on the network.