Issue #57 / Jul 2005
Cover Theme: Windows Integration
DVD: Fedora Core 4
KNOW-HOW: Ripping Audio StreamsRecording Internet audio streams
FM no longer has the biggest selection of radio stations. Instead, you need an Internet connection. But how can you save a copy of your favorite web broadcast?
KNOW-HOW: TellicoTellico Desktop Database
Linux has a fantastic collection of database servers, but many users just want a simple desktop database. Tellico fills the niche.
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: HTPDate
Despite the cyclical disruptions so typical of LUG meetings, our intrepid columnist, Charly, reveals how he set the system time in spite of a blocked NTP port.
SYSADMIN: BaculaBetter backups with the daemon-based Bacula backup system
When backup jobs become too challenging for a script, the daemon-based free backup tool Bacula may be the answer.
SYSADMIN: Admin Workshop: DocumentationInsider Tips: Documentation in Unix and Linux
System admins routinely refer to documentation for help with obscure command line options. In this month’s Admin Workshop, we examine the programs and formats behind the command line documentation you read everyday.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: Tricks with VimTips and tricks for easy Perl programming in Vim
The Vim editor has any number of tricks for helping you avoid unnecessary typing. In this month’s article, we look at some effort-saving Vim techniques for Perl hackers.
LINUXUSER: KTools: KPager2An alternative pager for the kicker
If you want a better view of your virtual desktops, try Kpager2, an alternative pager for KDE.
LINUXUSER: DeskTOPia: JWMJWM Window Manager
JWM is a window manager for Linux users who demand an efficient GUI and are not afraid to fire up an editor to get it. If this sounds like the kind of tool you are looking for, read on to discover more about JWM.
LINUXUSER: MetapixelPhotomosaics with Metapixel
If you're looking for more than a convention tile design, try Metapixel, a free tool that creates attractive photomosaics from a collection of digital images.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: User AccountsCommand line user management
Linux is a multiuser system: many users can work at the same machine at the same time on separate accounts. In this month’s column, we take a close look at how to create and manage Linux user accounts from the command line.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
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.