Issue #50 / Jan 2005
Cover Theme: Firewalls
DVD: Fedora Core 3
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COVER STORY: Firewalls IntroFirewalls for the everyday
Firewalls are becoming evermore sophisticated. Luckily, the tools for managing firewalls are becoming simpler and more accessible for ordinary users
COVER STORY: GuarddogFirewall configurations with Guarddog
The KDE Guarddog program promises an easy Linux firewall setup with just a few clicks. Guarddog helps inexperienced users secure computers – and even whole networks – against attack.
COVER STORY: BridgewallImplementing a bridging-level firewall
Firewalls are typically implemented as routers,but it doesn’t have to be that way. Bridging packet filters have a number of advantages,and you can add them to your network at a later stage without changing the configuration of your network components.
COVER STORY: Firewall Logfile AnalyzersAnalysis Tools for Firewall Logfiles
Netfilter firewalls create highly detailed logfiles that nobody really wants to inspectmanually. Logfile analysis tools like IPtables Log Analyzer,Wallfire Wflogs,and FWlogwatch help administrators keep track of developments and filter for importantmessages.
COVER STORY: ShorewallConfiguring Netfilter/iptables with Shorewall
When users think about their workstations at home, they often forget about security. But danger is out there,waiting to pounce on the unsuspecting. Shorewall helps everyday Linux users keep the intruders away.
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REVIEWS: Fedora Core 3 PreviewFedora Core 3 Preview
Version 3 of Red Hat’s free community-supported Fedora Core distribution will be available by the time you read this article.On the surface, very little has changed,but under the hood,Core 3 has innovations designed to improve the user experience.We investigated the final release candidate,and here’s what we found.
REVIEWS: Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9A look at Novell’s Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9
Suse has taken the lead on competitors Red Hat and Mandrake by releasing an enterprise Linux product that comes with the 2.6 kernel. What do you get with the new Suse Enterprise Linux? We’ll give you a look at the best of what’s inside Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9.
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.