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
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.
One out of three virtual machines on Microsoft Azure Cloud run Linux.
The form factor of the board makes it a drop-in replacement for Raspberry Pi.
Makes it easier for customers to move workloads into container-centric applications.
SUSE’s answer to container-centric operating systems.
Linux 4.9 is the biggest release in terms of number of commits.
The latest version of the official RHEL clone is here.