Issue #95 / Oct 2008
Cover Theme: Green IT
DVD: Fedora 9
SERVICE: FEDORA 9 DVD INLAYThe Fedora project combines the benefits of Red Hat engineering with the freedom and flexibility of a community-base......
NEWS: LINUX WORLD NEWSBBC Backstage New Russian distro for children Linux Camp on the Riverbank Poitiers to Host OSS Meet......
NEWS: TECH TOOLS
This month we look at Seagate hard drive announcements; Mandriva's Gdium netbook; new Red Hat solutions; JasperForge v2; AMD Linux drivers; and Gnome Linux on Garmin's Nuvi 880, 860, and 5000 navigation devices.
SERVICE: Linux Magazine Fedora 9 DVDFedora 9 is an evolutionary enhancement to a distribution that continues to improve with each release. The Fedora pro......
COVER STORY: Green IT IntroExamining power consumption in Linux
How much power is your system really using? And how much can you actually save with the new generation of energy-conserving techniques and components? This month we study the phenomenon known as Green IT.
COVER STORY: Saving PowerSoftware-based energy savings
Save power by choosing the right system and software configuration.
COVER STORY: Cloud ComputingCloud computing with Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud
Cloud computing systems like Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) save power and overhead by taking the peak out of your server load.
COVER STORY: Power TestsReality and myth in the quest for green computing
Klaus sorts out fact and fiction in the debate on saving power with some real-world tests.
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.