A Perl script that retrieves the current weather forecast at dawn helps the Perlmeister decide whether to run the risk or take an umbrella just in case.
Netsed is a small communication tool that lets users modify the content of TCP and UDP data packets on the local network.
Modern WiFi installations provide comfort, but they often have serious security problems. Wifislax offers an extensive collection of tools for checking the security of your wireless network.
The Laidout graphic application simplifies the design of books and booklets.
Nethogs knows which programs and users are monopolizing the system's network connection.
The simple act of logging can create management and storage nightmares. Logrotate brings creative solutions to your logging needs.
Nothing accelerates a PC like transitioning to an SSD, but some special configuration might be in order if you want to get the most from your drive.
Calligra Suite goes beyond the standard four or five office suite programs by offering a range of applications for desktop and mobile computers.
Even optical storage media are subject to wear. Dvdisaster helps you prevent data loss due to defective CDs, DVDs, or Blu-ray discs with a manageable amount of effort.
Hadoop version 2 has transitioned from an application to a Big Data platform. Reports of its demise are premature at best.
MSBuild is now just another GitHub project as Redmond continues its path to the light.
New rules emphasize collegiality in coding.
Upstart lands in the dust bin as a new era begins for Linux.
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?
.NET Core execution engine is the basis for cross-platform .NET implementations.
The Xnote trojan hides itself on the target system and will launch a variety of attacks on command.
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.