Features

Converting Filesystems with Fstransform

Sep 25, 2012

Fstransform converts a filesystem without formatting the media or deleting any files.

Future of the Desktop

Sep 25, 2012

Could Mozilla’s announcement of the Boot to Gecko roadmap, along with the continued development of other web-based operating systems, make which Linux distro you’re running less important than the desktop environment?

WebHTTrack Website Copier

Grabbing Websites with WebHTTrack

Sep 10, 2012

WebHTTrack backs up complete websites for offline access and modifies the links automatically.

Yorba Desktop

The Gnome Desktop and Beyond

Sep 10, 2012

At a time when many developers are focused on cloud applications, Yorba’s sights remain fixed firmly on the desktop.

Quantum Computing

Possibilities

Aug 27, 2012

With the arrival of the “first commercially available quantum computer,” the D-Wave One, we look at what it is and what open source can contribute.

Google Dart

Google’s JavaScript Alternative

Aug 20, 2012

The Dart programming language is Google’s modern alternative to JavaScript. It will mainly run in browsers but can also be used at the command line and on servers as a replacement for PHP.

Free Culture Pioneering: Lunatics

Aug 14, 2012

Here’s how one free culture project is trying to use free software and crowdfunding to realize its goals.

Practical Wine

Building a Wine environment for Windows applications

Aug 06, 2012

More and more Windows applications run on Linux thanks to Wine. If you spend a little time on configuration and troubleshooting, you won’t be stuck in Windows – even with applications that no one dreamed would run on Linux.

Resetting Passwords with SystemRescueCd

SystemRescueCd

Jul 31, 2012

If you’re locked out of your Linux or Windows system, a handy Live Linux troubleshooting distro might be all you need to get back in. We’ll show you how to pick the lock with SystemRescueCd.

Raspberry Pi

Pioneer Computing

Jul 30, 2012

The sudden popularity of miniboard systems like Raspberry Pi have brought back the pioneering spirit of Linux’s early days. Suddenly, do it yourself in the open source community is back.

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