• Decoupled and Secure

    Decoupled application design gets in the way of secure communication, but a little known feature of DNS can provide message security.

  • maddog's Doghouse

    In Latin America, there are many students who qualify for free college tuition but don't attend a university because they can't afford the living expenses. To bridge that gap, maddog has been working on a new pilot program designed to help students with computer skills.

  • Expert Stitching

    Hugin is a tool for creating panoramic images, with many additional functions that make it a powerful supplement to your image editing toolbox.

  • Charly's Column – Livepatch

    There is only one thing Charly appreciates even less than security holes in the kernel: downtime of his machines. That's why he patches his Ubuntu systems with Canonical's Livepatch on the fly.

News and Articles

  • Mageia 8 is Now Available with Linux 5.10 LTS

    The latest release of Mageia includes improved graphics support for both AMD and NVIDIA GPUs.

  • GNOME 40 Beta has been Released

    Anyone looking to test the beta for the upcoming GNOME 40 release can now do so.

  • OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 has Arrived

    The latest stable version of OpenMandriva has been released and offers the newest KDE desktop and ARM support.

  • Thunderbird 78 is being ported to Ubuntu 20.04

    The Ubuntu developers have made the decision to port the latest release of Thunderbird to the LTS version of the platform.

  • Scattershot

    LibreOffice offers many tools necessary for outlining, but not in an easy-to-use single module. Here’s a survival guide to get the most out of LibreOffice’s outlining features, along with a wish list for a better outlining tool.

  • The Plot Twists

    Use Gnuplot with command-line utilities.

  • Charly's Column – Livepatch

    There is only one thing Charly appreciates even less than security holes in the kernel: downtime of his machines. That's why he patches his Ubuntu systems with Canonical's Livepatch on the fly.

  • NEWS

    In the news: Mozilla VPN Now Available for Linux; KDE Wayland Support and Kickoff Redesign; Deepin 20.1 Released; CloudLinux Commits over One Million Dollars to CentOS Replacement; Linux Mint 20.1 Beta Released; and Manjaro Linux 20.2 Unleashed.

  • Expert Stitching

    Hugin is a tool for creating panoramic images, with many additional functions that make it a powerful supplement to your image editing toolbox.

  • maddog's Doghouse

    In Latin America, there are many students who qualify for free college tuition but don't attend a university because they can't afford the living expenses. To bridge that gap, maddog has been working on a new pilot program designed to help students with computer skills.

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