Open Source

Comparison of the best antivirus programs
Which is the best Antivirus software?
  • Security

Antivirus software has sadly become indispensable as new types of threats against your system emerge regularly. Viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and many other types of malware threaten to infect your system and could cause significant damage. To counteract these threats, software makers try to fight off malware attacks with intelligent antivirus programs. Find out which rank top in our antivirus...

Which is the best Antivirus software?
Free alternatives to Microsoft Word
What are the free Microsoft Word alternatives?
  • Online sales

Without a doubt, Microsoft Word is one of the most popular computer programs in the world. Practically everyone who’s written a text on a computer has used Word to do so, and the majority of companies work with the program. Despite the high number of users, the program doesn’t come cheap. The price can prove a hurdle, especially for private users – so many look for alternative solutions. What are...

What are the free Microsoft Word alternatives?
Renaming a Git Branch
Git Branch: How to rename a local and remote branch
  • Web development

Renaming a Git branch is easily done. But there are differences between local and remote branches. In this article, you will learn how repository and branches act, what you need to do if you want to rename a Git branch, and which commands are crucial for this. This will help you get back to work on your project quickly.

Git Branch: How to rename a local and remote branch
Creating a website with WordPress: a Beginner’s Guide
How to build a WordPress website
  • Blogs

Do you want to have your own website, but you have hardly any programming skills? With a content management system, you can create a homepage for yourself or your company without HTML knowledge. Our WordPress guide will guide you step-by-step through the website making process, from installing and setting up WordPress, to creating content and publishing your material.

How to build a WordPress website
GitHub Copilot
GitHub Copilot: The programming assistant at a glance
  • Web development

In the future, GitHub Copilot is supposed to be able to help developers create code and even write their own blocks. Currently, however, the GitHub AI is still in the testing phase. Here you can find out what GitHub Copilot is, what advantages it could bring you, and what known problems there currently are with the tool.

GitHub Copilot: The programming assistant at a glance
Ubuntu: The Linux system for everyone
Ubuntu: The versatile Linux distribution with long-term support
  • Know-how

Whether a home PC, work laptop, or website server – without an operating system, the management of hardware resources wouldn’t be possible. Windows systems have proven themselves over the years, and Apple computers run with Mac OS X as the standard, but Linux distributions are no longer a niche in the server environment. Ubuntu, for example, continues to build on traditional open source...

Ubuntu: The versatile Linux distribution with long-term support
Squid: the license-free caching server for your web project
Squid - the cross-platform open source proxy
  • Configuration

If you’re optimizing your website, then you shouldn’t just turn to content and design; it’s important to also make sure that you invest ample time into the functionality of your website. Usability and loading time are just as important for a website’s success as high-quality and regularly offered content. A long loading time is one of the main causes of high bounce rates. The simple solution: a...

Squid - the cross-platform open source proxy
Solr
Solr - The Apache search platform
  • Configuration

What exactly is Solr? The answer to this question lies in our article. In combination with the Java library, Lucene, Solr can be used to build powerful web search engines. Do you need to index your documents? Solr will take care of this. First, we explain the basic terms of practical open source software and its functions. In our Solr tutorial, we’ll explain how to set up the search platform. In...

Solr - The Apache search platform
Set up your own Debian FTP server with ProFTPD
How to install an Debian FTP Server
  • Configuration

FTP servers are suitable solutions if you want to make files available for download or offer multiple users a platform for storing and accessing data. The practical server-client technology also plays an important role in the maintenance of web presences. This tutorial explains how to install and set up your own Debian FTP server.

How to install an Debian FTP Server
How to change DNS server
How to change DNS server | Reconfiguring DNS entries
  • Configuration

It can make sense to change DNS servers (typically that of the internet provider) for a number of reasons: One example is that it can enable faster access times on the World Wide Web. In this guide, you’ll find out why this is the case and how you can change DNS server on Windows 10, macOS, and other operating systems.

How to change DNS server | Reconfiguring DNS entries