Issue #141 / Aug 2012
Cover Theme: Living with Windows
DVD: Fedora 17
LINUXUSER: ByobuByobu, a session manager for the command line
The Byobu session manager extends the shell, adding a range of useful functions, such as splitting the screen, running programs in the background, or organizing programs in tabs. In particular, administrators who rely on SSH will appreciate Byobu.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: AjaXplorerManage files on your Apache web server
Access and manage files and documents on your file server or a remote server from the comfort of your browser or Android device.
LINUXUSER: Tintii ColorizingEnhancing photos selectively with Tintii
Tintii, a modest image-processing program, transforms color images into black-and-white pictures then enhances specific areas with eye-catching colorizing effects.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: Open EducationOpen Education
The strengths of open source in the educational setting.
COMMUNITY: Kernel News
The Kernel Development Process
COMMUNITY: Controlled Delay ManagementA new aggregate queue length algorithm for network bottlenecks
The persistent and growing problem of bufferbloat is getting serious relief from a new active queue management tool known as a Controlled Delay – a tool that, thanks to heroic efforts, is now ready for Linux.
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.