Tag: open source

Secure and Encrypt Your Files with Truecrypt

File encryption is not just the stuff of spy movies. There are plenty of practical reasons why you might decide to encrypt a single file, multiple files, or even an entire drive. If you keep sensitive digital copies of financial

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How You Can Save Money On Your Web Development Project

When you take on a web development project, you have more to worry about than just keeping those creative juices flowing., Time and energy go into the work in abundance, and so does money. It takes real cash to keep

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Apps to Do Everything Social in Linux

Social media has permeated nearly every aspect of the web, and people are more social than ever without seeing their contacts face-to-face. To keep up with this social activity, many people have several devices, including computers, mobile phones, and even

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New KDE Userbase Design

The other day I noticed that KDE UserBase has a new look. For those of you unfamiliar with KDE, it is a free and open source desktop environment, development platform, and application suite, primarily for Linux and other Unix-like operating

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KDE 4 Screencasts

In an effort to bring more exposure to KDE and its features, I have created two videos.  One is a brief introduction to KDE and some highly acclaimed features.  The second is about a specific application: Krunner.  It is based

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How to Layout a Book with OpenOffice.org: Part 1

It is all in your head: the plot, the characters, the locations, and even the scenes, but for some reason, staring at the blank page and blinking cursor makes you freeze. You like the idea of writing a book but

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10 Awesome Features of Krunner in KDE 4

Many KDE 3 users depended on Krun, a simple yet effective application used to execute commands. Executed simply by pressing “Alt-F2″, it was much easier to start applications using it, rather than navigating through a launch menu or opening a

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KDE 4.2.3 Released

May 6th, 2009. The KDE Community today announced the immediate availability of KDE 4.2.3, another bugfix and maintenance update for the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop. This is a monthly update to KDE 4.2. It

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