Linux and Open Source
Marco Fioretti gets to the bottom of the “mysterious” Surfraw program and tells you what you can do with it to power-up your WWW research skills.
Posted by Marco Fioretti | August 30, 2012, 6:00 AM PDT
A jury irresponsibly awarded a huge victory to Apple over Samsung. This judgement could have a serious impact on not only the landscape of smartphones, but the whole of open source.
Posted by Jack Wallen | August 27, 2012, 7:55 AM PDT
Marco Fioretti shows three uses for DigiKam’s Print Assistant feature and reviews some of the settings.
Posted by Marco Fioretti | August 24, 2012, 6:00 AM PDT
Ubuntu 12.10 is less than two months away from release. One feature in particular stands out as an overwhelming favorite to launch Ubuntu into new reaches of user-friendliness. The future of...
Posted by Jack Wallen | August 20, 2012, 7:43 AM PDT
Marco Fioretti explains the suid access right — why you should understand what it is, why it can be dangerous, and workarounds if you have to use it.
Posted by Marco Fioretti | August 15, 2012, 7:00 AM PDT
Windows 8 will release soon and this could be the perfect storm the Linux desktop has needed. Couple that with a few missteps by Microsoft and Linux is looking at a big and bright future. Do you...
Posted by Jack Wallen | August 13, 2012, 8:22 AM PDT
A super lightweight Linux distribution that checks in at just 50 MB might give old hardware new life. Check out the new update of Damn Small Linux.
Posted by Selena Frye | August 9, 2012, 1:29 PM PDT
Microsoft has dusted off their tried and true patent portfolio and taken up Mafia-like bullying once again. The on again, off again love affair with open source is, seemingly, off again. Jack...
Posted by Jack Wallen | August 6, 2012, 7:18 AM PDT