DoudouLinux 2.0 is out !

I’ve received an announcement from Jean-Michel Philippe and I gladly publish it: The whole team is very glad to inform you that DoudouLinux 2.0 Hyperborea is now officially out . After 2 years of development, this new major version is providing many great new features with fully redesigned advanced activities, new graphics, new applications, a new installer, etc. Available in [...]

Libre Office Version 4 – Tantalizingly Close

Article from Tcat Houser editor-in-chief of that recently ignited some fire with 2 articles: OpenOffice versus LibreOffice versus The World and The Biggest Failure in Open Source Is… — Some of the Linux faithful will look at this and say: “There he goes again, bashing open-source. He’s just a Microsoft shill.” They will use [...]

Work with PDF on Linux with PDFTk

PDFtk or The PDF Toolkit is an open source cross-platform tool for manipulating PDF documents. pdftk is basically a front end to the iText library (compiled to Native code using GCJ), capable of splitting, merging, encrypting, decrypting, uncompressing, recompressing, and repairing PDFs. If pdf is electronic paper, then pdftk is an electronic stapler-remover, hole-punch, binder, [...]

BitMessage: Encrypted messaging, BitCoin-style

Today I propose you an interesting topic based on an article by  Jacob Cook first published on Over the past few years, a handful of different encrypted messaging systems have cropped up and gained prominence, notably Cryptocat and the OTR specification. Now a newcomer to the scene proposes a different way of thinking about encrypted communication, one [...]

5 Comic Book Viewers for Linux

A comic book is a magazine which consists of narrative artwork in the form of sequential images with text that represent individual scenes. Comics are used to tell a story, and are published in a number of different formats including comic strips, comic books, webcomics, Manga, and graphic novels. The equivalent for computers are the [...]