Issue #66 / May 2006
Cover Theme: Internet Radio
DVD: Mandriva One
KNOW-HOW: Root Password WindowCustomizing the password popup window
We’ll show you some tricks for configuring the root password popup window on Red Hat-based systems.
KNOW-HOW: Ask_Klaus!Power Management No matter which Linux distribution I’m using, I never can get the power management features to wor......
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Nmap 4
Many tools keep growing with each new version, but Nmap 4.00 has lost weight thanks to the Diet-Nmap project. The latest incarnation of Nmap is not only quicker, it is also more frugal with memory.
SYSADMIN: AppArmorHardening systems with AppArmor
After penetrating a remote system, intruders might think they are home and dry, but AppArmor spoils the fun, locking the miscreants in a virtual cage.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: ParserBuilding a parser with Perl
Lexers and parsers aren’t only for the long-bearded gurus. We’ll show you how you can build a parser for your own custom applications.
LINUXUSER: KTools: KlearDigital TV with Klear
If you are weary of configuration battles with software for digital TV, try Klear, a TV system for Linux that is easy to install and use.
LINUXUSER: DeskTOPia: Firefox Add-onsFinding and installing Firefox extensions
If you look around the Internet, you’ll find a number of useful add-ons for Mozilla Firefox.
LINUXUSER: Shredder 9The Shredder chess program for Linux
Shredder 9 promises world championship chess on your home computer. We took a look at the new Linux version of the famous Shredder chess tool.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: ProcessesMonitoring and terminating processes at the command line
Innumerable processes may be running on your Linux system. We’ll show you how to halt, continue, or kill tasks, and we’ll examine how to send the remnants of crashed programs to the happy hunting grounds.
COMMUNITY: FOSDEM 2006FOSDEM 2006 in Brussels
Non-commercial, uncomplicated and ever popular, 3,500 developers met on the campus of the Free University of Brussels for FOSDEM 2006.
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.