KDE Plasma 5.6 Review: New Features and Improvements

The beta version of KDE Plasma 5.6 was released on March 2, 2016 and contain many bug fixes, new features and reworked applications. The renew components – the activities, KRunner, task manager, Breeze theme and many others. Wayland support is also better with decoration and input fixes.

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Which Linux Is Secure? The Analysis Of Top Popular Distributions

Every time if people going to a web site and download installation image or update their operation system most of Linux users don’t thing about information security. Linux is more secure than OS X and Windows by design, but absolute security is a myth. Yes, some people can store their data high in the Himalayas, but not all can do it. Few of the most popular providers have the big security teams and many users live in countries with censorship like China, Syria, North Korea, Russia, Cuba.

So, can I be sure that web site of my lovely Linux Distribution is real and hackers doesn’t replace it with infected software? Can I get a backdoor in my operating system from installed updates? No, but only with these conditions:

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LibreOffice Online Review and Test Drive With CODE


Web office – very nice and easy web-application that helps you to create and edit documents only in the web browser. Today in the online offices world we have two leaders – Google Docs and Microsoft Office 365. LibreOffice has success as desktop open source application and now is the time to go into web. Collabora and ownCloud released the CODE – ready-to-go Linux distribution with LibreOffice Online; VirtualBox image is available to download. In CODE the LibreOffice Online and ownCloud has united web-interface.

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TLHP #20 Happy New Year!

Вот и быстро пролетел 2014 год. Каким он был для Linux-комьюнити и OpenSource? Мы попытались вспомнить все главные события этого года.

    • Systemd стал мейнстримом и увеличил функциональность. The Debian Drama
    • Уязвимости: shellshock, poodle, heartbleed, уязвимость в Git для Windows и Mac, утечка в iCloud
    • Закрытие TrueCrypt
    • BGP форсировал 512k маршрутов. Внедрение IPv6
    • Развитие дистрибутивов. Fedora, RHEL7, Centos, Ubuntu, Pidora


  • Mesa и реализация Direct3D
  • Рабочие окружения: GNOME, KDE, LXQt и стагнация в XFCE
  • Mozilla – новый интерфейс, развитие WebIDE и webrtc-видеочата Firefox Hello
  • Tox
  • Облака, CoreOS, Docker, Rocket
  • Mobile: Sailfish, FirefoxOS, Android, Hardware
  • Go и его развитие
  • Github vs блокировка свободных проектов vs Russia
  • Popcorn Time – революция в мире пиратского контента. Падение The Pirate Bay

Также мы попытались определить лучшие открытые проекты и лучших разработчиков в номинациях “Прорыв года”, “Epic Fail”, “Лучший новый открытый проект года”, “Лучший разработчик” и “Лучший креативщик”. Также не забывайте о нашем голосовании “Человек года в Linux/OpenSource”.

Всего наилучшего в 2015 году! Коллектив The Linux Homefront Project.

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