Issue #53 / Apr 2005
Cover Theme: Multimedia
DVD: Ubuntu 5.04 ‘Hoary Hedgehog’
LINUXUSER: SchSlacguwmomrtV sMollteRe-animating classic games with ScummVM
The SCUMM engine is the basis of almost all the classic
adventure games by Lukasfilm Games/LukasArts.
Now fans can launch these game on Linux thanks to
LINUXUSER: Command Line: tr & dos2unixUsing tr and dos2unix
The tr tool is a real wizard. This simple command lets you replace strings in text files. Whether you are replacing letters or just removing whitespace, you will be amazed at tr‘s versatility.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsFree Software and its Makers
Free software covers such a diverse range of utilities, applications, and other assorted projects that it can be hard to find the perfect tool. We pick the best of the bunch. This month’s column covers file management with Xfe, IRC, the Sync2cd backup tool, and email printing with Muttprint.
COMMUNITY: Brave GNU WorldThe Monthly GNU Column
This column looks into projects and current affairs in the world of free software from the perspective of the GNU Project and the FSF. In this issue, we focus on AmavisdNew, a new daemon that operates as a spam filter.
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.