Desktop News and Articles

What’s Taking Wayland So Long?

Waiting for Wayland

17.10.2017

 
What do we do now? 
Wait. 
Yes, but while waiting. 
What about hanging ourselves? 

– Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

 

Final Ubuntu Desktop 17.10 Beta Arrives

03.10.2017

Gnome is Celebrating it’s 20th Birthday

23.08.2017

Finding an Ergonomic Computer Chair

Buying an Ergonomic Chair from Herman Miller

11.07.2017

With an aging population spending hours in front of a computer, ergonomic seating solutions have become as common as ergonomic keyboard choices

Advanced Layout with LibreOffice Writer

Looking Your Best on Paper

16.05.2017

Some documents deserve extra attention to design and typographic detail.

End of OpenOffice?

07.09.2016

Subverting LibreOffice Impress for Better Slide Shows

Resisting the Lure of Bullet Point Presentations

24.08.2016

Every hour of the work day, hundreds of presenters begin a slide show – and, as the presenters begin to drone, thousands of listeners lean back and do their best to stay awake and not look bored. Just as many users of word processors fail to learn how to use them properly, very few presenters ever learn a way to create a slide that holds an audience’s interest or conveys information successfully.

How Free Software Got Its Fonts

A History of Open Source Fonts

14.06.2016

With the advent of free software for non-programmers, users ran into a licensing dilemma in a world of proprietary fonts.

Krita: Coming Attractions

Krita 3.0

17.05.2016

Krita, a free sketching and painting program, has new features and improvements in version 3.0.

Choosing a Spam Filter

Spam Filter Mechanics

20.04.2016

Spam filters have different modes of operation. Understanding how they work can help you choose which one to use.

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