• Video Wizardry

    Linux has some excellent graphical video-editing tools, but sometimes working from the command line with FFmpeg is just better.

  • Better Boots

    The Shim bootloader lets Linux users regain some control over the Secure Boot process.

  • Zack's Kernel News

    Chronicler Zack Brown reports on I3C support, fixing mmap(), and tracing RAM usage in OOM conditions.

  • Smart Startup

    The traditional BIOS dates back decades and has not been able to keep up with the rapid development of PCs and laptops. Its powerful successor UEFI takes over its tasks and provides more features, more convenience, and better security.

News and Articles

  • Do-It-Yourself eBook Publishing

    Self-publishing is not usually considered part of the Maker movement, yet the two have in common a do-it-yourself approach and increasing popularity.

  • LibreOffice 6.0 Released

    The new version comes with an experimental ribbon interface.

  • Red Hat Acquires CoreOS

    One of the biggest contributors to the Kubernetes project has joined the Red Hat family.

  • apt vs. apt-get

    The apt command-line utility is a successor to the well known apt-get, offering simpler installation and maintenance for the DEB packages used with Debian, Ubuntu, Knoppix, and many other Linux distros.

  • Ubuntu derivative BackBox Linux for security analysis

    Specializing in security and forensics, BackBox Linux is not only good for a vulnerability assessment, but thanks to its lean substructure, it is also suitable as a desktop distribution.

  • FOSSPicks

    Ocenaudio 3.3.6, Otter Browser, Joplin, WeeChat 2.0, Mailspring, Siril 0.9.7, SuperTuxKart 0.9.3, and more!

  • Flexible Import/Export

    A hidden utility in the LibreOffice toolbox, unoconv offers a wide array of import and export filter options for use at the command line.

  • With Simple Means

    YunoHost offers a wide range of services on a proven Debian platform that you can host yourself.

  • This Month's DVD

    Fedora 27 and NetBSD 7.1.1

  • Organizational Talent

    Busy people often keep busy calendars full of appointments and tasks. In order to keep an eye on things, Linux to-do-managers help manage the clutter in a controlled way.