Issue #52 / Mar 2005
Cover Theme: Secure Email
DVD: The Ultimate Linux Magazine Archive
LINUXUSER: DeskTOPia: SkippyWorking with the Skippy Screen Pager
If your window manager is too boring or Spartan for your liking, why not add a touch of pep? Skippy is an imaginative screen pager with an integrated preview function.
LINUXUSER: KWiFiManagerWireless Networking with KWiFiManager
Connecting to wireless networks is
more popular than ever. KDE’s KWiFi-
Manager is a handy tool for monitoring
and managing wireless connections.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: sortOrganizing Lists with the sort Command
sort helps you organize file lists and program
output. And if you like, you can even use this small
but powerful tool to merge and sort multiple files.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsFree Software and its Makers
Free software covers such a diverse range of applications that it can be hard to find the perfect tool. We pick the best of the bunch. Our topics this month include elegant presentations, Code Browser, the Debian Installer, and Debian’s Alioth service.
COMMUNITY: Brave GNU WorldThe Monthly GNU Column
This column looks into projects and current affairs in the world of free software. This month we focus on better security with Firestarter, a tool that helps you set up a firewall. We also look at a distributed computing project for animation or visualization.
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.