GRAMPS Managing your family tree with GRAMPSSep 30, 2005
If you’re planning to study your family history, you’d better be ready to manage large amounts of data. Why not use your Linux box for the hard work?more »
PDF Toolkit Multifunctional tool for PDF filesSep 30, 2005
To manage the mountains of paper that cross our desks every day, we need to file, retrieve, copy, stamp, investigate, and classify documents. A special tool can help users keep on top of their electronic paperwork: pdftk – the PDF toolkit.more »
Command Line: cal and date Calendar in the command lineAug 31, 2005
The legacy cal and date tools help users keep track of the time and date. You can even change the system time with a single shell command.more »
deskTOPia: tablaunch Quick launcher for the desktopAug 31, 2005
Desktop icons are not the only way to launch programs; in fact, a kicker that is not hidden by a muddle of windows is often preferable. Tablaunch is a flexible and attractive program launcher for the Linux desktop.more »
KTools: KMobileTools Accessing your mobile phone with KDEAug 31, 2005
Composing text messages on a mobile phone isn’t easy. A handy application called KmobileTools helps you manage your SMS messages and calls.more »
Command Line: User Accounts Command line user managementJul 31, 2005
Linux is a multiuser system: many users can work at the same machine at the same time on separate accounts. In this month’s column, we take a close look at how to create and manage Linux user accounts from the command line.more »
DeskTOPia: JWM JWM Window ManagerJul 31, 2005
JWM is a window manager for Linux users who demand an efficient GUI and are not afraid to fire up an editor to get it. If this sounds like the kind of tool you are looking for, read on to discover more about JWM.more »
Inkscape Vector Graphics Vector graphics with InkscapeJun 30, 2005
When it comes to drawing with the computer, professionals often opt for vector graphics. Inkscape brings the power of vector graphics to Linux users. Our workshop demonstrates how to use the program.more »
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm