A Guided Tour of LibreOffice

I have been using LibreOffice since it was called Star Office and all documents opened in a tabbed interface, as in most modern spreadsheet applications (anyone remember those days?). From those early days until now, […]

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Setting Up Shop With KDE’s Plasma

KDE Virtual Desktop Dialog

We’ve all seen those “screenshot tours” of FOSS desktops, but how about a real, guided tour of the Plasma (KDE) desktop? There are still a great many people who simply are not familiar with Plasma’s […]

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Using the New iproute2 Suite

ip neigh show

For years, even in 2015, web tutorials, college textbooks and lab simulators have all been teaching the traditional networking utilities, such as arp, ifconfig, netstat and route. Whether you know it or not, most of […]

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Wetware: The Most Important Trend in Malware

Hex dump of 2003’s Blaster worm, that left a message for Microsoft CEO Bill Gates.

On Thursday, Christine Hall looked at the economy of cybercrime. I also took a […]

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Limit Your Linux Super Powers With su & sudo

sudo password prompt

I recently offered some security tips aimed at new system administrators. And hey, the home users among you should take note, after all, you’re the administrator of your home system! One of the tips was […]

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