Issue #124 / Mar 2011
Cover Theme: Mobility
DVD: Mandriva Linux 2010.2
SERVICE: DVD Inlay: Mandriva Linux 2010.2The latest release from Mandriva
Updates, bug fixes, intuitive KDE and Gnome desktops, and more!...
SERVICE: The Wake of Google's WaveLetter from the Editor
A big company doesn’t just grow like a kid – it evolves, kind of like a star. And big monopoly companies have their o......
The popular Mandriva Linux is known for an appealing desktop experience and a powerful collection of management tools. Note: This DVD does not include a Live boot option.
SERVICE: Mandriva Linux 2010.2Faster startup, smarter desktop, and more!
The popular Mandriva Linux is known for an appealing desktop experience and a powerful collection of management tools....
SERVICE: LettersLetters from readers
I want to write a few comments regarding the “Why Not To Use Linux” column by Steven J. Vaughan Nichols in Issue 123......
COVER STORY: GpredictGpredict satellite tracking software
Predict and track satellite orbits and control amateur radio equipment with Gpredict satellite tracking software.
SYSADMIN: Charly's Column: lsofSys Admin's Daily Grind: lsof
The shorter a command, the longer the list of support parameters. This rule applies to lsof, one of Charly’s favorite commands.
SYSADMIN: Security Lessons: HTML5HTML5 – Building a better botnet
New web technologies address shortcomings in web browsers but create new problems as well.
COMMUNITY: CacheCommunity report: OpenStreetMap, Free Linux Box
OpenStreetMap volunteers map post-earthquake Haiti, and Free Linux Box finds happy homes for donated Linux machines.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: SupportCommunity Notebook
Good computer support requires more than a service contract.
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.