- gPhoto2: What a Pretty Picture
Posted: 2007-02-27 12:16
gPhoto2 is a collection of software packages providing an
interface to digital cameras with support for more than 800
models. Images can be retrieved by using an easy-to-use GUI
application, a command-line tool or mounting the camera as a file
- Pybliographer: Manage Your References
Posted: 2007-01-18 10:49
Pybligrapher is an application for managing bibliography
databases. It supports several file formats and offers a
customizable user interface.
- Editorial: Yet Another Analysis Of The Novell-Microsoft Deal
Posted: 2006-12-28 13:35
Although the Novell-Microsoft deal took place several
weeks ago, the dust from it has hardly settled. Many aspects have
already been discussed intensively elsewhere, but some things have
passed largely unnoticed.
- rbldnsd: Build Your Own Spam Blacklist
Posted: 2006-11-03 08:30
rbldnsd is a name server that is designated to implement
a blacklist for spam fighting and other purposes.
- K3b: Easy CD and DVD Creation
Posted: 2006-10-13 09:03
K3b is a user-friendly CD and DVD authoring
application. Besides burning custom CDs and DVDs ripping and cloning
is also supported.
- strace: Dissecting Programs
Posted: 2006-09-19 06:20
strace is a tool that monitors every system call a
program makes. It is very convenient for finding out the basic
workings of a program or obtaining valuable information in case of
- Pioneers: Succesful Adaption of a Successful Board Game
Posted: 2006-09-05 09:07
Pioneers is an adaption of the award-winning board game
"Settlers of Catan". It offers every aspect of the dead tree
edition but brings in some new elements as well.
- LAPACK: Linear Algebra on Speed
Posted: 2006-08-22 11:56
LAPACK is a Fortran library for numerical computations in
linear algebra. Excellent performance and many specialized
algorithms make it very popular within the scientific community.
- LiveHTTPHeaders: Debugging the Web
Posted: 2006-07-31 07:45
LiveHTTPHeaders is an extension to Mozilla browsers that
allows the debugging of HTTP header data. It is possible to resend
requests with modified header contents.
- Editorial: Why DRM is Only Part of the Problem
Posted: 2006-07-19 10:08
The FSF has received quite some criticism for their plan
to prevent GPLv3 software from being used in DRM schemes. However, I
am convinced that they are right in doing so, but DRM is not the
only case where the legal system can be used to restrict software
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