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 »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.