The 9-year-old Dirty COW vulnerability was recently fixed, if you're running a patched kernal. Here's how to know if your Linux is safe.
This free open-source tool can save a partition that's been overwritten and recover lost files.
While the most common PC benchmarks are specific to Windows, there are a number of benchmarks available to Linux systems, and most of them are free.
You've paid good money for a high-resolution display. Here's how to enjoy it with Linux's GNOME desktop.
It's easy to create professional-looking screencast videos using two free tools: CamStudio and YouTube. Here are the nitty-gritty details.
Streaming video won't stream if you're away from an Internet connection. Here's how to download audio from YouTube or an any other streaming video for offline listening.
Two free tools are all you need to transform a video into a high-quality GIF. Let the amusement begin!
Join the game-watching boom that has made Twitch insanely popular. The software you'll need is free, and we'll walk you through the setup.
You can draft or even post blog updates directly from Word to the most popular blogging platforms. There's even a workaround that helps with other blogging tools.
Whether you're storing old tax returns or the occasional naughty photo, some files deserve some extra security. Here's how to keep them private.
If you're a social media butterfly, posting interesting content can be a full-time job. Buffer lets you focus on the content and takes care of posting for you.
The tiny $35 Raspberry Pi computer doesn't come from a bakery, but it can power your robot army or other DIY electronics project. Here's how to install Raspbian and get cooking with Pi.
The latest Office for iPad update gives you PDF export—but only as an email attachment. Get around this frustrating limitation by using IFTTT to store those PDFs to the cloud with just a few taps.
You're more than a text summary. Then why don't you have examples of your work on your profile? Here's a tip on transforming your LinkedIn profile from a simple electronic resume into a professional online portfolio.
Wanna get away ...from your email? Outlook 2013's Automatic Replies feature lets you reply to and sort messages while you're out of the office. Here's how you can use it to relax on your next vacation and come back to a nice, tidy inbox.