A Return to Thunderbird

Microsoft dominates the e-mail software world.  Outlook is an outstanding program and is substantially enhanced when used well with Microsoft Exchange servers.  But without that Exchange connection, an open source application like Mozilla’s Thunderbird can provide just as much e-mail … Read more

Sharing Open Music

Music is an integral part of our family life and everyone plays or played at instrument.  My son and I have been enjoying playing low brass instruments – me relearning, him picking up for the first time – together.  We’ve … Read more

Open Source Self-Help

My list of goals has a perpetual “contribute to open source projects” line item.  Like many people who use open source software – whether it’s an Apache web server, Firefox web browser, Linux operating system, or any of a number … Read more

Three Open Source HTML Editors

I do a lot less coding these days but I like to have an editor on hand.  Preferably something that can handle more than one language at one time.  A recent project caused me to look beyond my normal editor, … Read more