Issue #127 / Jun 2011
Cover Theme: New Tech
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This month, we open the door to some promising new technologies, including facial recognition and the semantic web. We show you how to create, process and analyze semantic data with the Apache Jena platform. You'll learn how the innovative ZFS filesystem integrates RAID and volume management. And see how digiKam and libface bring facial recognition to your desktop.
Also in this issue:
- Ultimate Distro Toolbox DVD: Linux Mint “Debian”, Parted Magic, PCLinuxOS "Gnome” , Zenwalk Core, Sabayon Linux "E17", PFire, and Puppy Linux!
- Tech Tools: Tools for discriminating professionals
- Buy a Linux PC: 10 options for pre-installed Linux
- Editorial: Don't try this at home.
- OpenCL: Use your graphics processor and OpenCL for parallel processing problems.
- Blender: We show you how to build, constrain, and control a skeleton so you can pose and animate your Blender models.
- Ask Klaus!
- Charly: tcpflow and Huge URL
- Security Lessons: Bufferbloat
- Perl: OpenOffice Label Merge
- Sentinella: This vigilant sentry is just what you need for automatic monitoring of resources on your KDE desktop.
- GPS Tracking and Geocoding: Open GPS Tracker, GPS Photo Correlator, Geotag, and Prune
- Quassel: Chat with this flexible IRC client.
- Hotot: Post text messages from your netbook with this microblogger.
- Darktable: This photographer's tool helps you manipulate RAW files.
- Command Line: The handy abcde command will rip CDs to your favorite format.
- Cache: What was your first Linux?
- Doghouse: A new software business model
- PyCon Pythonistas meet in Atlanta
- Linux New Media Awards: 2011 awards for the best in Linux
- Projects on the Move: 3 open hardware projects
- Kernel News: Keeping up with the kernel community
Popular open source encryption tool is vulnerable to attack
New “Yakkety Yak” edition emphasizes cloud and servers
Google finally enters the phone hardware business.
Innovative system adds a hard drive and Ubuntu Core to the RPi for an IoT hub.
Linux is two weeks younger than we thought!
The Apache Software Foundation considers retiring OpenOffice
Adobe won’t kill the plugin in 2017
Linux Foundation's big event celebrates the 25th anniversary of Linux
Linux has evolved from “won’t be a professional” project to one of the most professional software projects in the history of computers.