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FocusWriter: a text editor, for those who are too distracted

FocusWriter is a program designed to those who want or need to sccrivere, but he can not disrarsi. It is open source and available on the net for all operating systems. Sometimes you need to necessarily produce texts, that are the thesis, the pages of a novel o la shopping list, and at any time we run the risk that some Gmail notification, a icon too attractive or simple computer menu manage to distract us from the main job. (more…)

Linux also has a children's applications “portable”, but it is necessary?

For some years now the “portable software” the “x-software” is an established, software che no need to install, but starts directly through an executable. These software were written natively for “turn” below Windows, given the low share of dependencies, and in fact has been appreciated by most of these users on the network, not to mention the praise some of the main newspapers IT online.

What's this substantially? In short, the “portable software” the “x-software” software is often open source, packed, including all dependencies necessary for the operation which goes simply launched and does not require installation. In a few words could be sufficient within the computer a root directory containing links the software is not portable to “soil” the Windows registry, preventing possible malfunction. They are also designed for use by removable devices, come on cd USB flash drives. Simply have the program unpacked the stick. (more…)

A small donation can not only be good

Today nothing technical, If we look at the Wikipedia to broaden the discourse and the open source community.

Com’è noto, Wikipedia does not present any type of advertising between its pages, even conveyed. This is a great advantage for the user, it translates into a disadvantage in terms of income for those who build Wikipedia. So how do you “stand” the entire property? Who pays the web space? The answer is simple: users of goodwill that, the hands of the credit card, decide to donate part of their wealth to philanthropic association of the same name, la Wikimedia Foundation. (more…)

TeamViewer come VNC, or better

TeamViewer è un’azienda internazionale con sede in Germania, il cui prodotto di spicco è l’omonimoTeamViewer“, software for Desktop sharing in remoto.

TeamViewer is a multiplatform, available for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and iPhone. Name and open source, but a commercial product whose license is free only in the private sphere. Al momento dell’installazione del pacchettofree” you must declare to use the software only for non-commercial purposes, on the contrary will incur an. (more…)