In my work I often need to use a mandatory Windows computer. I would rather use a Linux environment but there are some tools I can install to help my workflow. I wrote an article for Opensource.com on the topic and you can read about 6 open source tools I use on my Windows machine.

Continue reading...

Last year I wrote an article for Opensource.com on 30-minute meetings. Since then I have been thinking about a new possible topic to write about and there is a column where people tell their Linux story, how they came in contact with Linux and so on. So I wrote my story down and I was happy to s...

Continue reading...

I wrote recently about discovering Plume Creator and the first thing I set out to do on all applications I use is to try and see if I can get it to use the Solarized colours.

You can bring up the Theme settings either through the menu Edit - Manage Styles or directly by pressing F7.

Setting the Solarized colours

That wor...

Continue reading...

For some time I have been looking for a good open source alternative for writing which would include drafts, characters, research, all in one. There are several solutions to combine a solution but last year I stumbled across Scrivener which released a beta version for Linux. There is still a functio...

Continue reading...