Issue #71 / Oct 2006
Cover Theme: Hotplug Hacks
DVD: SimplyMEPIS 6.0
KNOW-HOW: Ask Klaus!Fedora Core 5 I recently installed the Fedora Core 5. I installed the productivity version on an AMD Athlon 1300 us......
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnTUNNELING THE DUTCH BEACHES
What does Charly’s recent two-week vacation in Holland have in common with an SSH session? Nothing at all, at first sight. And therein lies a tale.
SYSADMIN: SingwallBuilding a Netfilter firewall module
We’ll show you how to build your own Netfilter extension with this example of a musical firewall.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: Link SpamA Perl script protects forums against spam
Spammers don’t just send email. They exploit discussion forums and blogs, posting pseudo-messages full of links to dupe search engines. A Perl script cleans up the mess.
LINUXUSER: KTools: TreelineManaging notes with Treeline
Mindmaps are useful for organizing ideas and data. Treeline is a promising mindmap tool for KDE.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: Simple GroupwareBuilding a custom groupware solution with Simple Groupware
If you have a need for custom groupware, try rolling your own with the Simple Groupware suite.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: Network Diagnostic ToolsNetwork diagnostic tools
Linux has the right tools to track down network errors and open the way for data packets.
COMMUNITY: UKUUG Linux Conference 2006Heike pays a visit to the 2006 UKUUG Linux conference
Blue skies, lots of sun, a great conference venue, and about 200 Linux enthusiasts – that’s the perfect recipe for another successful UKUUG summer meeting at the University of Sussex, Brighton.
COMMUNITY: OSCON 2006News and views from the this year’s OSCON
OSCON continues to grow in popularity and influence. Our Perlmeister stopped in for the talks, the tutorials, and the latest news from the battle lines of the digital millennium.
COMMUNITY: Community NotesCommunity Notes
The annual Ottawa Linux Symposium just concluded in Ottawa, Canada, and it was every bit as fantastic as I expected......
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.