Issue #101 / Apr 2009
Cover Theme: Network Management
PROGRAMMING: Perl: PerlPanelPerl applets extend a platform-independent desktop panel
One panel has a neat collection of applets and another has spectacular looks – but a combination of the two is rare. Now help draws nigh for the desktop: PerlPanel is extensible with do-it-yourself widgets.
LINUXUSER: JokosherMaking tracks with the Jokosher audio editor
If Audacity, Ardour, or ReZound are too muddled for your taste, try the easy and powerful Jokosher audio editor.
LINUXUSER: JClic Authoring System
Educational software doesn't necessarily have to be developed by programmers. JClic gives educators an easy option for developing exercises for their students.
LINUXUSER: OsmoManaging appointments and contacts with Osmo
Thanks to its compact interface, the Osmo PIM application is perfect for small screens. We help you make the most of Osmo.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: Command-Line ToolsCommand-line productivity tools
Read email, use your calendar, and check RSS feeds faster than you can say, "Ooooo, pretty."
COMMUNITY: The Doghouse: Creating a BusinessAll I want to do is make money writing Free Software!
When you write free software, it's a good idea to consider your goals. You might even want to draw up a business plan.
COMMUNITY: Chaos Communication Congress25th Chaos Communication Congress
Chaos Communication Congress visitors were probably more interested in their digital civil rights, as reflected in the congress motto "Nothing to hide," but first they had to cope with closed ticket counters and overflowing rooms.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date overview of free software and its makers
The final release of the Songbird web player hits the tightly packed music player scene. With the same extensibility common to the Mozilla family, Songbird gets ready to find its niche and ruffle some feathers.
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.