Issue #70 / Sep 2006
Cover Theme: Virtual Machines
DVD: Knoppix 5.0.1
NEWS: OR IS IT?Dear Linux Magazine Reader, Computer revolutions occur every 3–5 years. Something new happens that changes everythin......
NEWS: LINUX WORLD NEWSSUMMER MUSIC FROM THE NORTH INDIC OPEN SOURCE IMPASSE? BERLIN’S MIGRATION PLANS STAGGERING...
COVER STORY: Virtual Machines IntroLinux in the dawn of the virtual era
Virtualization can save you time, money, and effort, but you’ll need to find the right tool for the task.
COVER STORY: Xen 3Para-virtualization in Linux with Xen 3
The Xen virtualization system is is quickly becoming a standard feature of corporate Linux. We’ll show you how to get started with the latest version of Xen.
COVER STORY: VServerHigh performance virtualization with VServer
The VServer project offers a secure and highly efficient virtualization alternative.
COVER STORY: VMware ESX ServerPractical virtualization with ESX Server
Improved resource balancing, central administration, and service consolidation – you can only win with virtualization. Linux Magazine visits a communal data center for a practical look at virtualization in the workplace.
REVIEWS: BooksCollaboration Explained Linux Patch Management Software Security: Building Security In...
REVIEWS: Suse Linux 10.1How good is the new Suse?
In the June 2006 issue of Linux Magazine, we took a look at the new features introduced by the imminent Suse version. Read on to find out if the final version is worth an update.
The top players on the Unix server scene all include virtualization support with their operating systems. We compared two candidates from IBM and Sun.
REVIEWS: Bitparade: Screencast ToolsComparing screencast applications
Screenshots provide a static impression of an active program, whereas desktop video sequences show the software hard at work. We’ll introduce you to some of the major tools for creating screencasts.
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.