Issue #58 / Sep 2005
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DVD: Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 r0a ‘sarge’
LINUXUSER: CelestiaTouring the galaxy with Celestia
Space, the final frontier, is a bit too expensive for a short vacation. If a trip to the moon is beyond your budget, why not try Celestia, a free program that brings the galaxy to the comfort of your home.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: cal and dateCalendar in the command line
The legacy cal and date tools help users keep track of the time and date. You can even change the system time with a single shell command.
COMMUNITY: Linuxtag 2005Europe’s biggest Linux event
More keynotes on technological and politics, and more room for free projects: this was Linuxtag in its eleventh year. But attendance was down because Europe’s biggest Free Software event charged an admission fee for the first time.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
Debian GNU/ Linux  users have waited over two years for a new release of their distribution. But Debian has finally made it, and version 3.1, alias Sarge, has now replaced its predecessor Woody after almost three years.
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 mind maps and the demand for free software at the European Commission’s 6th Framework Program.
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.