Issue #54 / May 2005
Cover Theme: Virtual Systems
DVD: Suse Linux 9.2 Professional
LINUXUSER: KoolDock & KXDockerWorking with KoolDock and KXDocker
If the KDE Kicker is not graphical, or spectacular enough for your taste,
you can dress up KDE with KoolDock or KXDocker.
LINUXUSER: KDE Image Menu (Kim)Converting images with Kim
With a Konqueror-integrated service menu called Kim, you can modify and manipulate image files through a handy context menu.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: BrowsersCommand-line browsers Lynx, Links, and w3m
If you’re working at the command line and you need to reach the
Internet, or if you just want to convert an HTML file into neatly formatted
ASCII text, try a text-based web browser.
COMMUNITY: LinuxWorld Boston 2005Memories of LinuxWorld Boston, 2005
Booths, tools, toys, conference sessions, and birds of a feather – this year’s LinuxWorld provided few surprises. But a look beyond the routine revealed some emerging new perspectives on the state of Linux.
COMMUNITY: FOSDEM 2005FOSDEM 2005 in Brussels, Belgium
The annual winter meeting of Europe’s open source developers took place February 25-27 in Brussels, Belgium. Again the event was a mustn’t miss for thousands of contributors to free projects and a welcome opportunity for developers to exchange ideas outside the borders of their own communities.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsFree Software and its Makers
The well-known Suse configuration program Yast 2 will be helping Debian users in future. And if you are looking for a way to relax after finishing your system administration chores, check out “Battle for Wesnoth.”
COMMUNITY: Brave GNU WorldThe Monthly GNU Column
This column investigates projects and current affairs in the world of free software from the perspective of the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation. In this issue, I’ll focus on Mbox-Cleaner and report on the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre.
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.