Issue #62 / Jan 2006
Cover Theme: Virus Hunting
DVD: Suse Linux 10.0
NEWS: INFECTIONSThe prospect of devoting an issue to viruses in Linux launched a lively conversation in our 5000-mile-wide virtual......
NEWS: LINUX WORLD NEWSCOPYING OSCON TO EUROPE TEACHING AFRICAN NGOS "BANGLINUX" BECOMES FOSS.IN ...
COVER STORY: Viruses in LinuxThe ways of viruses in Linux
Some say an attack is looming, and others say we don’t have to worry. What’s the real story on viruses in Linux?
COVER STORY: Virus CheckersVirus protection tools for the Linux environment
So you want a virus checker? We’ll show you what we found when we toured some of the top scanners for the Linux environment.
COVER STORY: KlamAVKlamAV brings Clam Anti-Virus to your KDE desktop
Linux may not be as virus-ready as Windows, but who wants to harbor pointless malware? Now you can hunt for viruses with KDE's KlamAV, a desktop front-end for the ClamAV Open Source virus protection system.
COVER STORY: Amavisd-newFiltering spam and viruses at the mail server with Amavisd-new
Sometimes the best time to stop bad mail is before it arrives. AmavisdNew is an Open Source interface for integrating spam and virus filtering with your mail server.
REVIEWS: BooksDon’t Make Me Think Expanding Choice...
REVIEWS: Gnome 2.12A look at Gnome 2.12
Gnome 2.10 reconquered many desktops with its return to values such as simplicity, clarity, and ease of use. The new Gnome 2.12 GNU desktop environment continues this emphasis on the basics.
KNOW-HOW: Ask Klaus!Sound Cards I have put several Linux distros on my computer, and I could never find one that successfully installed......
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.