Issue #50 / Jan 2005
Cover Theme: Firewalls
DVD: Fedora Core 3
LINUXUSER: Command LineConverting Audio Formats
The command line swings. In this
issue of “Command Line”we investigate
how you can grab tracks from
audio CDs and convert sound files to
other formats. No matter whether
you choose wav,MP3 or Ogg Vorbis,
you can rely on the shell to convert
COMMUNITY: Geek Cruise: Linux LunacyLinux Lunacy, Perl Whirl,MySQL Swell: Open Source technologists on board
If you are on one of those huge cruising ships and,instead of middle-aged ladies sipping cocktails,you spot a bunch of T-shirt touting,nerdy looking guys hacking on their notebooks in the lounges,chances are you are witnessing a “Geek Cruise”.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date overview of free software and its makers
Free software covers such a diverse range of applications that it can be hard to find the perfect tool. In this column,we pick the best of the bunch.This month you’ll learn about XFce 4.2, the PC in the PC,QBuildkde,and the latest news on the Sarge Release.
COMMUNITY: 2005 Open Source HoroscopeThe Open Source Horoscope
Linux fans live in a special world,so it makes sense for them to have their own special star signs. If you too were born under the influence of Open Source,read on as the 2005 Linux Magazine Horoscope reveals the secrets of your future.
COMMUNITY: Brave GNU WorldThe Monthly GNU Column
This column looks into projects and current affairs in the world of free software from the perspective of the GNU Project and the FSF. In this issue,we focus on communication programs for mobile telephones.
SERVICE: Contact Info / UserFriendlyEditor in Chief Joe Casad, email@example.com Competence Centers Competence Center Software & Programmin......
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
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.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.