Issue #129 / Aug 2011
Cover Theme: Working with Windows
DVD: Fedora 15 & Linux Mint 11 Live
SERVICE: August 2011: DVD InlayIssue #129
SERVICE: Letter from the EditorCloud Age
I wonder, sometimes, where the next 10 years of high tech is actually leading us......
SERVICE: Table of ContentsThis month: Living with Windows 7
This month’s DVD offers the choice of two exciting new distros: Fedora 15 and the Linux Mint 11 “Katya” Gnome edition. ...
KNOW-HOW: Koha Library SystemEasy library administration with Koha
Information technology plays a key role in modern library environments. We check out Koha, an open source integrated system that can help manage a library’s daily operations.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: DropboxDoing more with Dropbox
The proprietary Dropbox service has become a popular way to exchange large files. The Dropbox web API also supports scripts, like the one in this article that picks up files from behind a firewall.
KNOW-HOW: Ask Klaus!Submit questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, Klaus. I have been using your OS version 6.4 as supplied on the DVD with the January 2011 Linux Magazine. I li......
SYSADMIN: Charly's Column: Nameserver DiagnosticsThe sys admin’s daily grind: dig
Many administrators rely on Linux tools whose fate is already sealed, but external forces can help people let go of old habits.
SYSADMIN: Security Lessons: Windows LoggingLogging and processing logs from Windows 7
Windows 7 is pretty good at logging, but what do you do with all those log files? We look at some monitoring tools that can help you get the most out your logging data.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: BilboPlanetManage RSS feeds with BilboPlanet
On the web, a planet is a tool for collecting and displaying blog posts from members of an Internet community. We show how to do this using BilboPlanet.
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.