Learn Linux With This Free EdX Course From The Linux Foundation

Intro to Linux is normally a $US2400 course from the Linux Foundation, but it’s being offered for free now on edX. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to use the open-source operating system, there’s no better time than now.


Aussie Travellers Favour Europe Mid-Year, US At Christmas

If you want a guide to where Australians are travelling, the currencies they’re converting are a reasonable guide. Data from travel card provider OzForex suggests that when we head overseas, our destination depends very much on the time of year.


Ask LH: Am I Allowed To Use An Ex-Employer's Website In My Design Portfolio?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m a recently-minted freelance web developer learning how to make my way in the world of solo business. In preparing an online portfolio to present to potential clients/employers, I have included several examples of websites that I built at the advertising agency for which I used to work. In each case I’ve been careful to credit the designer and the agency for the design while honestly describing what my part in the project was and how I accomplished the work.


System Center Adds Office 365 Management Tools

Managing a large Office 365 deployment just potentially became a little easier: Microsoft has released a management pack for System Center 2012 R2 so you can track Office 365 users and issues, and opened up an API that allows other management tools to track activities using Office 365.


The Best Productivity Tricks You Can Learn From Rock Stars

Beyond the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, musicians work their butts off. What you see on stage or hear on your iPod is a distillation of years of hard work. Naturally, they have a lot of lessons we can all learn from to be more productive. Here are a few.


Wunderlist Chrome Panel Makes Your To-Do List Easy And Unobtrusive

Chrome: Wunderlist is our favourite to-do list app on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. If you use Google Chrome, it just got easier than ever to access Wunderlist with a new extension that turns it into an always-open panel that doesn’t clutter your screen.


Asana For iPhone And iPad Updates With A New Interface And More Speed

iOS: Asana is one of our favourite to-do apps, and today the service unveiled new native apps for iPhone and iPad. Both are designed specifically for those devices, offer a speed boost, feature a streamlined interface, and have been rebuilt from the ground up.


Climatology Shows Average Weather Conditions In Any Place, Any Month

Android: Travelling in the near future? Microsoft has created a new Android app to tell users what the weather is like in in any location in any month of the year. The app has a simple and easy interface, and is a good companion for frequent travellers, especially for sharing information.


How To Manage Your Time On A Chaotic, Irregular Schedule

Not everyone works 9-5. When you schedule doesn’t fit into neat little boxes, it can require some special skills to keep everything in order. Here are some tactics you can use to keep your energy up and maintain control.


Swipe To The Right To Copy 1Password Passwords

1Password is a great tool for remembering your passwords. Here’s a little shortcut for the mobile app you might not know: swipe to the right over a password to copy it.