Issue #110 / Jan 2010
Cover Theme: TRAFFIC SHAPING: TECHNIQUES FOR BETTER NETWORKING
DVD: Ubuntu 9.10
COMMUNITY: Ontario Linux Fest 2009Duran Duran ain't no Linux distro
Top-notch presentations from new and seasoned speakers make
OGLF worth the trek to Toronto.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
Free software not only gives developers and users more freedom of choice, it can even help fight poverty: Gnusolidario supplies the Medical OpenERP solution to hospitals, and GOSM provides a free alternative to Google Earth.
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.