Transmission – A Fast, Easy, and Free BitTorrent Client for Linux

Article By Oussama Krifa Transmission is a must for those looking for a simple and efficient BitTorrent client for convenient everyday use, especially for lovers of downloading free music and software. The BitTorrent protocol is increasingly used, and sometimes almost indispensable, for example on a site of free music (http://www.jamendo.com/) is the official protocol, there [...]

Clementine Player : A very good audio player

Today I want to show you one of my essential programs when coding or surfing the net. Clementine is one of the best audio players, hyper-complete, highly configurable, powerful but easy to use, Clementine Player is simply the ideal for me. Multiplatform, open source and free, it’s a real pearl to try without hesitation. Clementine [...]

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 TRCBNews.com 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, [...]