Issue #67 / Jun 2006
Cover Theme: Safer Surfing
DVD: Fedora Core 5
KNOW-HOW: Linkchecker 3.3Finding dead web links with Linkchecker
Linkchecker grooms your site to uncover references to missing pages.
KNOW-HOW: Ask Klaus!System Crash My system keeps crashing at moments that seem completely random. Someone suggested I do a “memory dump......
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Cancerbero
When ports on a host start opening and closing like window shutters in a gale, it’s time for admins to pay attention.
SYSADMIN: Samba 4A first look at Samba 4
A technical preview version of Samba 4 became available at the end of January. We took a look at what’s coming in the next version of the Samba file and print service suite.
PROGRAMMING: Web apps with TrailsDeveloping web applications with the Trails framework
Create Java applications in a fraction of the development time with the free and powerful Trails framework.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: Nagios PluginsBuilding your own Nagios plugins
You can build a plugin in Perl to harness the power of the Nagios monitoring tool.
LINUXUSER: JACK audio serverExploring the JACK sound server system
The JACK audio server offers a professional sound alternative for the Linux desktop.
LINUXUSER: Dr. GeoInteractive geometry with Dr. Geo
Want to study math the easy way? This award-winning teaching tool lets you master Geo even if you aren’t Giotto.
LINUXUSER: XrmapViewing the world with Xrmap
If you want to become an expert in world geography, why not get a little help from the CIA?
LINUXUSER: Shredder_9_Chess_Too..>Synchronizing files with Rsync
Rsync lets you synchronize your data – on either a local or remote computer. You can even use Rsync with SSH to encrypt your data.
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.