GeoGebra is free Java-based software to learn and teach algebra and geometry. Installation packages are available for Windows, Linux/Ubuntu, and Mac.
Taskbar Tweaker is a little app to modify the Windows 7 taskbar to your liking. Download it here.
If you think the default panel in Ubuntu or Gnome takes up too many resources, or you just need a lightweight panel for the new iterations of the GUIs in Ubuntu or Gnome which lack a bottom panel, you might be interested in Tint2, a free and open source panel for various Linuxes. It’s in [...]
A nice thing about the default setup of Ubuntu desktop is that if you type a command which isn’t installed (or if you slightly misspell it), you’ll get suggestions to install packages that provide that command. But that’s not enabled for Ubuntu Server. To get that same functionality, do this: sudo apt-get install command-not-found Now [...]
If you’re running a website, either you or your service provider is running a nameserver. The most popular nameserver is BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Daemon). It’s old, venerable, full of features, complicated, and big. Sort of like Sendmail. MaraDNS is the secure, small, easy alternative. It’s also open source (like BIND).
Bacula is an open-source network backup system released under the AGPL license. It’s available in the Ubuntu repositories.
With Magento having been bought by EBay, some people think it’s future is insecure as an open-source e-commerce platform and are looking for alternatives.
I looked around and found two: PrestaShop and Drupal Commerce.
Read on for more about them.
Bleachbit removes accumulated cruft from your Linux and Windows installations.
Someone complemented me the other day that I’m pretty organized. I’m going to be sharing what I use to keep organized in upcoming blogposts.
For one, I use something called Zim. It’s a desktop wiki program.
Read on for more.
In case you didn’t know, Mac OS/X is a complete UNIX environment underneath the hood. What this means for you is that there’s a lot of free and open source (F/OSS) software that you can install on on your Mac.
Darwin Ports is a system that lets you do that easily.
Read on to find out how.