Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Software

Launching the Revolution: Kickoff's redesign ideas

Filed under
Software
SUSE

anditosan.blogspot: The launcher menu paradox has almost been around ever since graphical environments were created. It is time for a revolution, a change. The first thing that we need to do in order to change the start menu is to understand it.

emelFM2: Another fast file manager

Filed under
Software

ghacks.net: Today I’m going to take a look at another lightweight Linux file manager called emelFM2. This particular file manager will pull at the heart-strings of old school Linux and UNIX users because it is based on the old Norton Commander file manager.

4 Linux and BSD Firewall/Router Projects pfsense and m0n0wall

Filed under
Linux
Software
BSD

linuxplanet.com: Here we'll look at four different firewall/router projects from the open source community:

Multiple Desktops

Filed under
Linux
Software

georgetoon.com: I love to tweak and customize my computer’s desktop. I love to add widgets, gadgets, shortcuts, and informational apps. This is another big reason why I run Linux here in my studio.

Interview with GNOME co-founder Federico Mena

Filed under
Software
Interviews

omgubuntu.co.uk: I’m sure this legend doesn’t need too much introduction – Federico, along with Miguel de Icaza, worked together in the late 90s to start the GNOME project - the desktop environment that Ubuntu and many other distros use.

Looking At The OpenCL Performance Of ATI & NVIDIA On Linux

Filed under
Linux
Hardware
Software

phoronix.com: In this article we are looking more closely at the Open Computing Language performance of this GF104 graphics card as well as other NVIDIA and ATI graphics cards.

Free Software Needs Free Tools

Filed under
Software
OSS

mako.cc: Over the last decade, free software developers have been repeatedly tempted use of proprietary tools in the creation of free software. From BitKeeper to SourceForge to Google Code to GitHub, non-free tools and services have played an important role in free software development and continue to create a number of subtle but important problems for our community.

Driver dilemma in KDE workspaces 4.5

Filed under
KDE
Software

martin-graesslin.com/blog: KDE is currently blamed for errors in external components: the graphic drivers. I am lately reading quite some crap that we KWin devs knew about problems in the drivers and shipped 4.5 nevertheless with changes enabled which trigger the driver bugs. That is of course not true.

GTK Impression – Scrollbars

Filed under
Software

projblog.com: The most notable design element of a GTK theme are the scrollbars and I’m amazed how the basic design has persisted over the years.

Some useful utilities

Filed under
Software

scottnesbitt.net: Utilities. They’re what help make computing a lot easier and more convenient, no matter what operating system you use. Linux users are spoiled when it comes to utilities.

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

KDevelop 5.2.1 released

Just a few days after the release of KDevelop 5.2.0, we today provide a stabilization and bugfix release with version 5.2.1. This is a bugfix-only release, which introduces no new features and as such is a safe and recommended update for everyone currently using KDevelop 5.2.0. You can find the updated Windows 32- and 64 bit installers, the Linux AppImage, as well as the source code archives on our download page. Read more

Rugged, octa-core hacker board has 2GB RAM

FriendlyElec’s $75 “NanoPC-T3 Plus” SBC runs Linux or Android on an octa-core -A53 Samsung SoC, and features 2GB DDR3, 16GB eMMC, and -40 to 80℃ support. FriendlyElec announced the original NanoPC-T3 SBC in April 2016, back when the company still called itself FriendlyARM. The community backed board, which was a processor and RAM upgrade to the NanoPC-T2, has now been further enhanced with a new NanoPC-T3 Plus model. Read more

Android Leftovers

Security: Firefox "Breach Alerts", Uber Crack, and Intel Back Doors

  • Firefox “Breach Alerts” Will Warn If You Visit A ‘Hacked’ Website
    One more thing is coming to add to the capabilities of the recently released Firefox 57 aka Firefox Quantum. Mozilla is working on a new feature for Firefox, dubbed Breach Alerts, which will warn users when they visit a website, whether it was hacked in the past or not.
  • GCHQ: change your passwords now even if Uber says it contained the breach
    Uber claims to have paid $100,000 to secure 57 million accounts exposed in a breach last year, but the UK's spy agency, GCHQ, suggests consumers don't place too much faith in Uber’s claim. The GCHQ's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) on Thursday published guidance for Uber users, reminding those affected by the firm’s just revealed 2016 breach they should take precautionary action even if their personal details may not have been compromised. The agency warned that Uber drivers and riders should “immediately change passwords” that were used for Uber.
  • Drive-By Phishing Scams Race Toward Uber Users
    Indeed, hardly any time elapsed after Uber came clean Tuesday about the year-old breach it had concealed before crack teams of social engineers unleashed appropriately themed phishing messages designed to bamboozle the masses (see Fast and Furious Data Breach Scandal Overtakes Uber).
  • EU authorities consider creating data breach justice league to tackle uber hack
    Multiple investigations prompted by Uber's admission that it concealed a hack could join together for one big mega-probe into the incident. An EU working group which has responsibility for data protection will decide next week whether to co-ordinate different investigations taking place in the UK, Italy, Austria, Poland and the Netherlands.
  • Intel Didn't Heed Security Experts Warnings About ME [Ed: Intel refused to speak about back doors until it became too mainstream a topic, then pretended it's a "bug"]
    For nearly eight years, the chip maker has been turning a deaf ear on security warnings about the wisdom of Intel Management Engine.