Issue #115 / Jun 2010
Cover Theme: FILE STORAGE
DVD: 2-SIDED DVD: LINUX MINT 8 & CALCULATE LINUX
COMMUNITY: Patches in BatchesPerhaps Mitch Albom could write a book about it
Waiting until a certain day of the week to patch your software is one way to do it, but not on Linux.
SERVICE: COMMENTDear Linux Magazine Reader,The news this month was all about Apple’s new iPad device. I must admit that Apple got me......
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This month’s DVD comes with two exciting Linux distributions on a double-sided DVD. The ever-popular Linux Mint is an......
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Professional users are always searching for an edge. Whether you work with Linux as a webmaster, programmer, system administrator, or security consultant, you know the best solution depends on finding the right tool for the job. We thought you might be interested in the following new products and updates.
COVER STORY: DATA STORAGE INTROStudies in Linux data storage
This month we look at filesystems for SSDs and show you how to get connected with a Windows Active Directory file server.
REVIEWS: Security BlanketScanning, fixing, and reporting security issues with Security Blanket
Trusted’s Security Blanket lets you analyze security compliance in a few easy steps.
REVIEWS: KDE SC 4.4What’s new in KDE SC 4.4
Version 4.4 sees the KDe Software Compilation reach a status on par with the user friendliness and stability of good old KDe 3.5. On top of this, many features are new.
SYSADMIN: Security Lessons: RsyslogMaking sure your logs work
Might as well do it properly – rsyslog.
KNOW-HOW: Workspace: OOo Basic MacrosUsing OpenOffice.org Basic macros to publish documents on the web
Coding your own document formatting solution might sound like a daunting proposition, but it requires only a couple of relatively simple macros.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
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.