On the DVD: openSUSE 12.3 This Month's DVDApr 30, 2013
The DVD enclosed with this issue includes 32- and 64-bit editions of openSUSE 12.3, the latest release in the storied history of SUSE Linux. The openSUSE developers strive to maintain a system that is friendly enough for end users but still well equipped for server room environments. Version 12.3 comes with Linux kernel 3.7, along with several new cloud and database options and support for UEFI boot. Select the KDE 4.10 or Gnome 3.6 desktop at installation, or choose another leading desktop option: Xfce, LXDE, or E17.more »
Table of Contents: 151 What's inside the June 2013 issueApr 30, 2013
The Nepomuk semantic desktop has matured with the KDE 4 series. We look at how you can use Nepomuk to structure information about the files, folders, and applications on your system. Then, discover Qt build tool Qmake, social media data mining, and the e-commerce services of eBay and Amazon.more »
Ask Klaus! Klaus Knopper answers your Linux questionsApr 30, 2013
Klaus Knopper is the creator of Knoppix and co-founder of LinuxTag expo. He works as a teacher, programmer, and consultant. If you have a configuration problem, or if you just want to learn more about how Linux works, send your questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org »
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.more »
Lightweight KDE Desktop Project KDE Gets a RefitApr 19, 2013
An openSUSE project called KLyDE plans to streamline the KDE desktop.more »
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.more »
Technical board votes for shorter support cycles on standard releases.more »
Offensive Security announces the release of Kali Linux – their “most advanced, robust, and stable penetration testing distribution to date.”more »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.