Issue #61 / Dec 2005
Cover Theme: Digital Photo
DVD: Mandriva Linux 2006
LINUXUSER: deskTOPia: TrayerTrayer
Some applets deposit icons in the system tray of the KDE or Gnome task bar. If you don’t use KDE or Gnome but you still want the system tray applets, check out Trayer.
LINUXUSER: EvinceThe Evince document viewer
Evince is quickly becoming Gnome’s standard viewer for PDF and other document formats.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: gzip, bzip2, targzip, bzip2 and tar
A short command is all it takes to pack your data or extract it from an archive.
COMMUNITY: LinuxWorld UKLinuxWorld Expo UK 2005
The 2005 LinuxWorld UK Expo was another great success for the growing LinuxWorld franchise.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
Free software covers such a diverse range of utilities, applications, and other assorted projects that it can be hard to find the perfect tool. We pick the best of the bunch. This month we look at IPodder, FreeBSD 6, and SynCE.
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.