Features

Kernel Rootkit Tricks

The Spy Within

Mar 11, 2013

Rootkits allow attackers to take complete control of a computer. We describe the tricks intruders use to gain access to the Linux kernel and provide guidelines on hardening the kernel against such attacks.

Documenting the OpenDocument Format

An Interview with Jean Hollis Weber

Feb 24, 2013

We talk with Jean Hollis Weber, a volunteer with ODFAuthors, the LibreOffice Documentation team, and the Friends of OpenDocument Inc.

Firefox Extensions

Getting More from Firefox

Feb 24, 2013

Firefox features many high-quality extensions to help improve productivity, protect your privacy, and more.

HTML5 Offline

Offline-capable applications with HTML5

Feb 08, 2013

An offline cache in your browser and a bit of HTML5 acrobatics combine for interactive web applications that keep working even when the Internet connection breaks down.

Potlatch 2: OpenStreetMap Editor

Fast Mapping: Editing OpenStreetMap with Potlatch 2

Feb 08, 2013

If you need a tool to make minor modifications in OpenStreetMap, Potlatch 2 is a useful choice as a fast and easy-to-use editor.

Bitcoin Basics

Bitcoin Digital Currency

Jan 29, 2013

Bitcoin is a decentralized virtual currency, popular with hackers and the open source community. We’ll explain how the money is created and how it works.

Meet Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton

Meeting the Baker

Jan 29, 2013

After six years of development, founder Eben Upton and the other members of the Raspberry Pi Foundation are finally seeing the results of their efforts.

Exploring Red Hat’s Flavor Enhancer

SPICE

Jan 15, 2013

Red Hat peps up performance of multimedia applications on remote desktops with SPICE (Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments).

Avoiding Eye Strain

Color Temperature Tools

Dec 28, 2012

Do you have problems getting to sleep after a late night computer session? Does the monitor brightness hurt your eyes? Several Linux tools are available that could help with these problems.

Discovering the New Gnome

Gnome starts to reinvent itself, cautiously

Dec 28, 2012

The last few years have been troubled for the Gnome Project. Once a premier desktop environment for Linux, it has seen its market share diminish amid user dissatisfaction over Gnome 3 and accusations that the project was ignoring users. Yet, over the last six months, something important has been happening: Slowly and quietly, the members of Gnome have started trying to turn the situation around.

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