Issue #93 / Aug 2008
Cover Theme: Tracing Intruders
DVD: Ubuntu 8.04 Sixpack
SYSADMIN: BackupPCBreaking through the backup barrier
BackupPC handles backups over the network for a ranges of platforms. Find out more about this user-friendly, configurable, high-performance open source backup system.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: SpottyStart programs simply by name
The Spotlight utility for the Macintosh has even the most hardened Apple fans scurrying back from the mouse to the keyboard. A short Perl script implements the utility for the Linux desktop.
LINUXUSER: TotemMeet the Totem media player
Totem brings Hollywood to your Linux desktop. We'll show you how to get started with this movie player.
LINUXUSER: soundKonverterConverting and modifying audio files
Your new media player might match your new outfit, but does it use the audio files formats you have? SoundKonverter helps you easily reformat your music collection.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: eyeOS and UlteoeyeOS and Ulteo desktops
The eyeOS and Ulteo online desktops offer different approaches to a web-based desktop, but they are both worth a closer look if you are in the market for a computing environment in the cloud.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: Process ControlProcess and job control
What is happening on your Linux machine? Various shell commands give you details about system processes and help you control them.
COMMUNITY: Drupal CampStrong community, stronger software
Attracting both new and experienced Drupal users, Drupal Camp Toronto is home to a thriving community with global reach.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
We take a closer look at photo stitching, a photo gallery application, an audio player, and video-recording software. for a more complete summary of the article.
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.