Issue #111 / Feb 2010
Cover Theme: SURVIVING WINDOWS 7
DVD: openSUSE 11.2
SERVICE: Linux Magazine DVD InlayOpenSUSE is one of the world’s most popular Linux distributions, with a long tradition of excellence and plenty of te......
SERVICE: Linux Magazine DVDopenSUSE 11.2 32- and 64-bit + Live version
This month’s DVD comes with 32-bit and 64-bit versions of openSUSE 11.2. This special promo edition of openSUSE inclu......
News from around the globe.
NEWS: News: Tech ToolsDoing Linux Backups Right: Time Drive 0.3 OLPC Moves to ARMBased, Paper-Thin Netbook R1Soft Releases Linux Hot C......
COVER STORY: Interoperability IntroLinux in the not-so-Linux world
This month we look at some Windows 7 interoperability tools and examine the phenomenon of the Internet OS.
REVIEWS: Opera 10.10 Unite!File sharing with Opera 10.10 Unite
Version 10.10 of the Opera web suite lets you put a server in your browser.
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe sys admin’s daily grind: sslh
Some of Charly’s servers run the SSH daemon on port 443 rather than on the standard port 22. If an SSL-capable Apache web server starts causing trouble, his method of settling the dispute is sslh.
SYSADMIN: Security LessonsOverflows, underflows, and other security flaws
Our security guy looks at software tools that you can use to audit and secure your software.
LINUXUSER: Bash BuiltinsMoving beyond basic Bash
Even beginners can benefit from a greater understanding of the Bash shell’s many builtin commands.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: Local SupportKeep it simple
The Moms and Pops of the world need a source of local support.
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.