Libre Software

Older archived articles

Ubuntu & NVIDIA: external monitor, rotation, … (.pdf)

January 2011: This how-to describes how to configure external monitors with the “NVIDIA X Server Settings” utility and enable rotation with RandRRotation.

A new application background in OpenOffice Writer (.pdf)

July 2009: playing with the application background in OpenOffice, including mockups of Writer with a picture or a pattern instead of a plain color.

Design proposal for OpenOffice.org Renaissance

In May 2009 the OpenOffice.org project Renaissance called for UI design proposals on the theme “Accessing Functionality”. Check out my contribution, which has been viewed more than 20.000 times within a few weeks.

A plea for hidden rulers in OpenOffice.org Writer (.pdf)

February 2009: In this article I explain why I think that the rulers should be hidden by default in Openoffice.org/LibreOffice Writer.

RedOffice 4.0 Beta – A great new user interface? (.pdf)

June 2008: A review of the Chinese Office Suite Redoffice 4.0 and its innovative user interface. RedOffice has been discontinued.

  • All
  • Archive
  • Image
  • Linux
  • Linux Server
  • Smartwatches
  • Updated
  • WordPress
LibreOffice installation on Linux
LinuxUpdated

How to install LibreOffice 7.4 on Linux Mint, Ubuntu, MX Linux, Debian…

Last updated on September 27, 2022 This article describes how to install LibreOffice 7.4 on Debian/Ubuntu-based Linux distributions, such as Linux Mint, MX Linux, Ubuntu …

Read More →
AVIF Logo
ImageUpdated

AVIF browser test page: AVIF support in Chrome, Firefox, Edge…

Logo: Alliance for Open Media. License: BSD Last updated on September 29, 2022 Is your browser capable of displaying AVIF images? Here comes a fast answer …

Read More →
How to remove TLSv1.0 and 1.1 and enable TLS 1.3 in Nginx on Ubuntu Server
Linux ServerUpdated

How to remove TLSv1.0 / 1.1 and enable TLS 1.3 in Nginx …

Photo: libre-software.net. License: CC BY-SA 4.0 … on Ubuntu 18.04, 20.04 or 22.04 Last updated on September 29, 2022In January 2020, SSL Labs started to …

Read More →
How to install Mozilla Firefox on Linux (Ubuntu, Linux Mint or any Linux distribution)
LinuxUpdated

How to Install Firefox 105 on Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Debian or any other Linux distribution

Photo: janeb13 / Pixabay, Pixabay License Last updated on September 27, 2022 This how-to explains how to install Firefox on Linux, with or without replacing an existing …

Read More →
The thinnest smartwatches
SmartwatchesUpdated

The Thinnest Smartwatches for 2022 (iPhone and Android)

Photo: libre-software.net. License: CC BY-SA 4.0 Last updated on October 1, 2022 I have been searching for a thin smartwatch for years, and here is …

Read More →
Libre Software
WordPress

Twenty Fifteen WP theme: the right way to remove post dates and author

If you’re trying to remove the post dates and author in WordPress Twenty Fifteen theme, you could just add the following code to the style.css …

Read More →
Install Geekbench on Linux (Tutorial)
Linux

How to install Geekbench 4 and Geekbench 5 on Linux

If you want to install and run Geekbench 4 or Geekbench 5 on Linux, follow this tutorial. The following instructions can be used on: a …

Read More →
LEMP Tutorial on Ubuntu (How to install Linux, Nginx, PHP, MySQL)
Linux Server

How to install a LEMP stack on Ubuntu Server 18.04, 20.04 or 22.04

Introduction This guide shows how to get a full LEMP software stack installed on Ubuntu Server 18.04 “Bionic Beaver”, 20.04 “Focal Fossa” or 22.04 “Jammy …

Read More →
Libre Software
ImageLinux

How to edit image metadata on Linux

Photo: libre-software.net. License: CC BY-SA 4.0 Last updated on September 27, 2022 Image metadata is a complex field with multiple standards, the most important among …

Read More →
ExifTool Command Line - Edit image metadata on Linux - Display all Metadata information
ImageLinux

How to edit metadata via the command line with ExifTool

In a previous post, I tried to find a metadata editor with a graphical user interface on Linux. The best solution, DigiKam, is designed for …

Read More →

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.