Reviews

Chumy One

Chumby, the Next Generation

If you're unfamiliar with the Chumby, you might want to go back to the May 2008 issue of Linux Journal. Daniel Bartholomew showed us all about the cuddly little gadget and explained why we might want one of our very own. more>>

Axigen Mail Server

Axigen Mail Server

Axigen provides a professional e-mail server with AJAX Web interfaces for both administration and user Web mail. With Axigen, you'll have your e-mail server up and running in minutes, not days. more>>
Motorola DROID

The Motorola DROID

The Motorola DROID is a serious contender in the smartphone world. Android just keeps getting better. more>>
A picture of the BCF2000

Control Issues: Reviewing the Behringer BCF2000 and FCB1010

This week we look at two popular MIDI control devices for use with Linux sound & music software. more>>

RedNotebook—Advanced Diary Keeping

RedNotebook is a nifty little diary application. According to its Web site: more>>

RedNotebook is a graphical diary and journal helping you keep track of notes and thoughts. It includes calendar navigation, customizable templates, export functionality and word clouds. You also can format, tag and search your entries.
another example of an Alberti bass

Linux Arpeggiators, Part 2

Part 1 of this series introduced arpeggiators in general and profiled the QMidiArp application. This week we conclude our survey with a look at two more arpeggiators for Linux musicians: Hypercyclic and Arpage. more>>

image of the opening to a Mozart piano piece, K545

Linux Arpeggiators, Part 1

In my last article I looked at performance loopers for Linux. This week I begin a 2-part review of similar applications called arpeggiators. more>>

Flinks-Speed-Reading Web Browser

Flinks—Speed-Reading Web Browser

I'm always on the lookout for original projects, and this particular application really took me by surprise. According to its Web site, “Flinks is a text-mode flashing word Web browser. It is intended for speed reading and/or skimming Web pages and text.” more>>

OpenOffice.org

The Small Picture: More OpenOffice.org Extensions

Every few weeks, I like to browse the OpenOffice.org Extensions site to see what is available, and what people are using.

New extensions that are both useful and well-designed seem to be getting few and far between. However, if you search patiently, you can still find extensions worth trying. more>>

Crafting Digital Media book

Crafting Digital Media: A Book Review

I don't usually write book reviews, but this one is special. My friend and colleague Daniel James has written an introduction to the world of media production with Linux, or as the subtitle describes it, "A manual for creative media on a modest budget". I'll put the spoiler right up front: This book is wonderful and is an essential read for all artistically-inclined Linux users. Read on to find out why I think so. more>>

OpenOffice.org

OpenOffice.org vs. Microsoft Office

Nobody disputes that Microsoft Office is king of the hill in office suites, but if you put marketing and market share aside, how does OpenOffice.org compare? more>>
Touch Book

A Review of the Always Innovating Touchbook

Take an ARM Processor (the OMAP3530) add a touchscreen and Linux and a quart of uniqueness, and what do you get? A Touchbook from Always Innovating, that's what. more>>

The Goggles, They Do Something

How do video goggles designed for gaming on Windows stack up to a Linux geek's desktop? Find out below. more>>

At the Forge - 2009 Book Roundup

A look at the publications Reuven recommends on Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, Git, Web development and more. more>>

Nokia N900: First Look

The Nokia N900 has just started shipping and there are already a number of reviews of the device out on the net. I've had the opportunity evaluate a pre-release N900 for a few weeks now, and while you can expect a full review in an upcoming issue of Linux Journal, I wanted to give you a quick look into what the N900 is like from the perspective of your average Linux geek. more>>

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