Create stronger passwords

Safepasswd is a website dedicated to helping you choose a safe and secure password. The secure passwords are automatically generated for you, allowing you the following options: easy to remember, letters only, numbers only, letters and numbers, all characters, and hex. This is a great tool for both administrators and standard computer users, as it practices the need to create stronger passwords.

Top Linux Photo Managers

Nathan Willis at has an excellent article detailing the major photo management applications for Linux and comparing them side by side. Read the rest of this entry

5 Linux Text Editors You Should Know About

As some of us already know, one of the greatest things about Linux is that there can be a variety of different ways to do one particular thing, resulting in the same outcome no matter how it is done. Read the rest of this entry

This is a simple walk through guide to installing nessus, configuring nessus, and running the popular Nessus Vulnerability Scanner on Linux. From the Nessus website: Nessus is the world’s most popular vulnerability scanner used in over 75,000 organizations world-wide. Many of the world’s largest organizations are realizing significant cost savings by using Nessus to audit business-critical enterprise devices and applications. Read the rest of this entry

Linux Software on Windows?

Reuters is reporting that Microsoft is entering into an agreement with Novell Inc. that will allow open source Linux software to run on Microsoft Windows platforms. This could bring big changes to the open source community in a lot of ways. Read the rest of this entry

Educational Linux Software

The FileGate File Distribution Network has a huge collection of educational software and games available for free and licensed under the GPL. Linux4Kids includes software like Math Scrabble, Tux Typing Tutorials, Pitacard Flash Cards and tons more! I would recommend any of these edutainment Linux applications to parents and college students wanting to study and learn in a fun way.