Interview – OpenDocument Documenting the OpenDocument FormatMar 15, 2013
We talk with Jean Hollis Weber, a volunteer with ODFAuthors, the LibreOffice Documentation team, and the Friends of OpenDocument Inc.more »
Table of Contents: 150 What's inside the May 2013 issueMar 15, 2013
This month, Rasp Pi becomes a multimedia system, then we look at three great tools to create, manage, and monitor your virtual environments.more »
May 2013: DVD Inlay Issue #150Mar 15, 2013
- Zend Studio 10 Announced
- Django 1.5 Released
- Tizen 2.0 Now Available
- Ruby 2.0 Released
- White House goes on record in support of freedom to jailbreak cell phones
- News Bites
10 RHEL 6.4 Released
- Yahoo ends telecommuting,
- Canonical UDS
- LG purchases WebOS from HP
11 Passwords Passé
- FIDO alliance seeks new authentication methods
- Largest Mersenne prime discovered
Welcome EditorialMar 15, 2013
Like any self-respecting Linux journalist, I’m often predisposed to take Microsoft to task. For the record, I do manage to spread it around, with occasional reflections on Apple and Google, because I truly believe our universe has room for more than one evil empire. But Microsoft is still the easiest mark. It used to be easy to make fun of Microsoft because they were so formidable and vast. Now it is easy to make fun of them because they get it wrong so often, and it is downright amusing to see so much hype and media attention going to such inelegant products.more »
Simon Voice Control Controlling Linux with voice inputFeb 22, 2013
Simon is a sophisticated speech recognition tool with easy access to two powerful speech recognition engines, Julius and CMU Sphinx.more »
Welcome EditorialFeb 22, 2013
A closed-source code base is a huge, ever-fading inertial mass. When it begins, with those first exhilarating lines, or even up through the first few releases, you can truly say that you are writing it. But after a while, it is more like you are tending it – or feeding it. It becomes an investment, an asset, a castle you are protecting, which means all your strategies are defensive and your dreams will not stray far from your spot of holy ground.more »
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.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.