Desktop http://www.linuxjournal.com/taxonomy/term/207/all en WPS Office 2016 for Linux http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/wps-office-2016-linux <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/wps-office-2016-linux" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12217f2.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="107" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Promising the world's best office experience for the Linux community, <a href="http://www.wps.com">WPS Software</a> presents WPS Office 2016 for Linux: a high-performing yet considerably more affordable alternative to Microsoft Office that is fully compatible with and comparable to the constituent PowerPoint, Excel and Word applications.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/wps-office-2016-linux"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/wps-office-2016-linux#comments Desktop Office Products Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:19:31 +0000 James Gray 1339462 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Ubuntu Kylin, a Linux Distribution with a Microsoft Windows Experience http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/ubuntu-kylin-linux-distribution-microsoft-windows-experience <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/ubuntu-kylin-linux-distribution-microsoft-windows-experience" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/figure1_1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="149" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Ubuntu Kylin is an open-source Linux distribution based on Ubuntu since 2013, mainly developed by a Chinese team alongside dozens of Linux developers all over the world. It contains the basic features you would expect from Ubuntu, plus features a desktop environment and applications.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/ubuntu-kylin-linux-distribution-microsoft-windows-experience"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/ubuntu-kylin-linux-distribution-microsoft-windows-experience#comments Beginners Desktop Distributions Microsoft Ubuntu Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:48:37 +0000 Jack Yu 1339426 at http://www.linuxjournal.com MultiTaction's MT Canvus-Connect http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/multitactions-mt-canvus-connect <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/multitactions-mt-canvus-connect" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12168f3.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="98" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> "A new era in visual collaboration" is the promise of MT Canvus-Connect, <a href="http://multitaction.com">MultiTaction</a>'s new real-time collaboration software that enables visual touchscreen collaboration across remote locations in real time.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/multitactions-mt-canvus-connect"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/multitactions-mt-canvus-connect#comments Big Data Collaboration Desktop Products video Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:05:22 +0000 James Gray 1339362 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Tor Security for Android and Desktop Linux http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/tor-security-android-and-desktop-linux <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/tor-security-android-and-desktop-linux" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/orbot-07.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="355" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><h3> Introduction</h3> <p> Internet service providers in the United States have just been <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/29/opinion/how-the-republicans-sold-your-privacy-to-internet-providers.html?_r=1">given the green light</a> to sell usage history of their subscribers by <a href="https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-joint-resolution/34/all-info">S J Res 34</a>,<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/tor-security-android-and-desktop-linux"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/tor-security-android-and-desktop-linux#comments Android Desktop Security Tails Tor Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:32:53 +0000 Charles Fisher 1339360 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Best of Hack and / http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/best-hack-and <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/best-hack-and" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/head_400x400.jpg" alt="Kyle Rankin" title="Kyle Rankin" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter-->Secure Server Deployments in Hostile Territory; Preseeding Full Disk Encryption; Own Your Own DNS; Learn How-to Secure Desktops with Qubes; What's New In 3D Printing <p> <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/best-hack-and"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/best-hack-and#comments 3D Printing Cloud Desktop DNS Kyle Rankin NSA Preseeding Qubes Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:40:59 +0000 LJ Staff 1339356 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Chemistry on the Desktop http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/chemistry-desktop <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/chemistry-desktop" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12081bkf8.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="155" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> For this article, I thought I'd introduce another chemistry application&mdash;specifically, BKChem, a free chemical drawing program. As opposed to many other chemistry applications, BKChem provides both a nice GUI for constructing molecules and a set of chemical analysis tools to look at the properties of the newly constructed molecule. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/chemistry-desktop"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/chemistry-desktop#comments Chemistry Desktop Science Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:49:41 +0000 Joey Bernard 1339324 at http://www.linuxjournal.com IGEL Universal Desktop Converter http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/igel-universal-desktop-converter <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/igel-universal-desktop-converter" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12131f3.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="116" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> <a href="http://igel.com/us">IGEL Technology</a>'s next-generation Universal Desktop Converter 3 (UDC3) is a powerful and universally deployable managed thin-client solution, a low-cost alternative to desktop hardware solutions.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/igel-universal-desktop-converter"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/igel-universal-desktop-converter#comments Desktop Hardware Products Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:17:54 +0000 James Gray 1339285 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Goldtouch Semi-Vertical Mouse http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/goldtouch-semi-vertical-mouse <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/goldtouch-semi-vertical-mouse" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12120f5.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> "A brilliant combination of ergonomics, comfort and performance" thunders <a href="http://goldtouch.com">Goldtouch</a>, a leader in desktop ergonomics, about its new Semi-Vertical Mouse. "Perfectly sloped at 66 degrees" to prevent wrist stress and provide the ultimate comfort fit for healthy computing, the Semi-Vertical Mouse is Goldtouch's newest addition to its mouse library. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/goldtouch-semi-vertical-mouse"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/goldtouch-semi-vertical-mouse#comments Desktop Hardware Products Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:15:07 +0000 James Gray 1339265 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Panther MPC, Inc.'s Panther Alpha http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/panther-mpc-incs-panther-alpha <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/panther-mpc-incs-panther-alpha" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12120f1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Functional, powerful and there when you need it, unobtrusive when you don't&mdash;that's how <a href="http://panther-mpc.com">Panther MPC, Inc.</a>, sums up the company's new Panther Alpha personal micro PC that features the company's powerful, easy-to-use Linux-based Panther OS.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/panther-mpc-incs-panther-alpha"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/panther-mpc-incs-panther-alpha#comments Desktop Hardware Products Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:59:27 +0000 James Gray 1339258 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Simplenote, Simply Awesome! http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/simplenote-simply-awesome <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/simplenote-simply-awesome" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12054fossf1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="106" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I'm a big Evernote user. It's a powerful commercial program that allows you to sync text, photos and documents across multiple devices. Sadly, there's no native Linux client. Also, it's a proprietary software package, and that bums me out. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/simplenote-simply-awesome"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/simplenote-simply-awesome#comments Desktop Mobile Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:07:12 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339244 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Sometimes My Office Goes with Me http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/sometimes-my-office-goes-me <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/sometimes-my-office-goes-me" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12055f7.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="150" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> A year or so ago, I wrote a short article titled <a href="http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/my-network-go-bag">"Network Go Bag"</a>. During the past year, I've gotten lots of email about that bag and actually quite a few questions about working while traveling in general.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/sometimes-my-office-goes-me"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/sometimes-my-office-goes-me#comments Desktop Mobile Office Tue, 27 Dec 2016 10:34:54 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339246 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Secure Desktops with Qubes: Extra Protection http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/secure-desktops-qubes-extra-protection <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/secure-desktops-qubes-extra-protection" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12050f1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="217" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> This article is the fourth in my series about the Qubes operating system, a security-focused Linux distribution that compartmentalizes your common desktop tasks into individual VMs.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/secure-desktops-qubes-extra-protection"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/secure-desktops-qubes-extra-protection#comments Desktop Encryption HOWTOs Security Thu, 15 Dec 2016 15:33:45 +0000 Kyle Rankin 1339239 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Android Candy: Teach an Android to Take Notes http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-teach-android-take-notes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/android-candy-teach-android-take-notes" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12054androidf1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="113" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> A few months ago I tried out the recently open-sourced Simplenote application from the folks at Automattic. One of the other fairly new additions to their cross-platform note-syncing platform is that an Android app is available for free in the Google Play Store. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/android-candy-teach-android-take-notes"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-teach-android-take-notes#comments Android Desktop Mobile Mon, 12 Dec 2016 14:13:41 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339238 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Synacor, Inc.'s Zimbra Open Source Support and Zimbra Suite Plus http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/synacor-incs-zimbra-open-source-support-and-zimbra-suite-plus <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/synacor-incs-zimbra-open-source-support-and-zimbra-suite-plus" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/zimbra-logo-color-square-960px.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="196" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Zimbra Collaboration Suite is a successful open-source collaboration application that includes email, calendaring, file sharing, chat and video chat. <a href="http://zimbra.com">Zimbra</a>'s developer, <a href="http://synacor.com">Synacor, Inc.</a>, recently released two new Zimbra-related offerings, namely Zimbra Open Source Support (ZOSS) and Zimbra Suite Plus. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/synacor-incs-zimbra-open-source-support-and-zimbra-suite-plus"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/synacor-incs-zimbra-open-source-support-and-zimbra-suite-plus#comments Business Desktop Products Servers Zimbra Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:17:35 +0000 James Gray 1339213 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Ubuntu MATE, Not Just a Whim http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/ubuntu-mate-not-just-whim <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/ubuntu-mate-not-just-whim" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12018matef1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="126" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I've stated for years how much I dislike Ubuntu's Unity interface. Yes, it's become more polished through the years, but it's just not an interface that thinks the same way I do. That's likely because I'm old and inflexible, but nevertheless, I've done everything I could to avoid using Unity, which usually means switching to Xubuntu.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/ubuntu-mate-not-just-whim"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/ubuntu-mate-not-just-whim#comments Desktop Ubuntu Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:30:00 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339196 at http://www.linuxjournal.com