Software News and Articles

Reconsidering TweetDeck

An Alternative Twitter Interface

27.08.2021

Once a problem child on Linux, the Twitter client TweetDeck now installs easily, offering unrivaled features. However, potential changes in the updated beta version raise potential concerns for its future as an alternative Linux-based Twitter interface.

­Basic Hacks for Kobo E-Readers

E-reader Liberation

02.08.2021

With a little hacking, you can free your Kobo e-reader from its proprietary chains. You may even transform your e-reader into a more general-purpose device.

A command-line task manager

NEWS: Best Laid Plans free

Secure decoupled messaging with DANE and the TLSA resource record

IN-DEPTH: Decoupled and Secure free

Decoding videos in Firefox with VA-API

IN-DEPTH: Full Potential free

Secure online communication with MOFO Linux

REVIEWS: Speak Freely free

BeeBEEP open source office messenger

LINUX VOICE: Messenger Bee free

Search for processes by start time

IN-DEPTH: Ghost Hunter free

Testing Waterfox, a Firefox alternative

LINUX VOICE: Browsing Options free

The Status of Universal Package Systems

Competing Standards

30.03.2020

Billed as the future of package management, universal package systems like Snappy and Flatpak have failed to live up to their promise.