Issue #59 / Oct 2005
Cover Theme: Web Design
DVD: Suse Linux 9.3 Professional
REVIEWS: Intel Compiler 9.0A look at the Intel C/ C++ Compiler 9.0
Intel presented Version 9.0 of the C++ compiler for Intel processors in June, raising the bar for highly optimized code.
KNOW-HOW: Web FiltersPrivoxy and Webcleaner content filters
Content filters protect a web user’s privacy and keep the flood of unsolicited advertising at bay. We’ll show you a pair of popular Open Source content filters.
KNOW-HOW: FCKEditorEditing web pages with FCKeditor
Small sites often have outdated information because the webmaster doesn’t have time to keep all the pages up to date. Even something as simple as a spelling correction might take days to change. FCKEditor frees the webmaster by letting the user take charge.
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Leafnode
Leafnode is a Usenet server for small sites where just a few users need access to a large number of groups. The Leafnode server is designed to recover from errors autonomously and needs very little attention.
SYSADMIN: Automating FTPBuilding scripts for automated FTP
If you find your self executing the same few steps in FTP, you’ll save time and effort with a little automation.
SYSADMIN: Admin Workshop: ResolversInsider Tips: Resolving Names in DNS
The resolver is the window from your computer to the global DNS system. Simply typing a URL awakens a link to computers all over the world.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: Desktop SearchesDesktop search in Perl
On a big, busy Linux desktop, it is too easy for files to get lost. We’ll show you a Perl script that creates a MySQL database to find files in next to no time.
LINUXUSER: deskTOPia: Zufall and genbgRandom backgrounds for the desktop
A new background image is the quickest way to liven up your desktop. Tools such as Zufall and genbg help you change your wallpaper auto matically.
LINUXUSER: GRAMPSManaging your family tree with GRAMPS
If you’re planning to study your family history, you’d better be ready to manage large amounts of data. Why not use your Linux box for the hard work?
LINUXUSER: PDF ToolkitMultifunctional tool for PDF files
To manage the mountains of paper that cross our desks every day, we need to file, retrieve, copy, stamp, investigate, and classify documents. A special tool can help users keep on top of their electronic paperwork: pdftk – the PDF toolkit.
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.