Issue #63 / Feb 2006
Cover Theme: Voice over IP
DVD: Ubuntu 5.10 ‘Breezy Badger’
KNOW-HOW: Ask Klaus!Are Gnome and KDE equal? Gnome and KDE are always presented as equal alternatives. Are they really equal, or are th......
KNOW-HOW: SSL-ExplorerTest: An easy VPN with SSL-Explorer
SSL-Explorer provides an easy, web-based interface for configuring a virtual private network.
KNOW-HOW: Mpeg Menu System V2Creating a multimedia center with Mpeg Menu System V2
You’ll forget you’re even working with a computer when you browse for your favorite videos, pictures, and audio files with Mpeg Menu System.
KNOW-HOW: pstoeditConverting PS and PDF files with pstoedit
pstoedit lets you convert Postscript and PDF files to vector-based image formats.
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: HTTPing
HTTPing may be the perfect tool to check on the health of your web server.
SYSADMIN: AnubisCentralized email encryption with Anubis
The Anubis mail manipulation daemon lets you centralize encryption for outgoing mail.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: noworriesDetecting system changes with Dnotify
We'll show you how you can avoid the tragedy of lost files with a transparent, Perl-based version control system.
LINUXUSER: KPowersaveCutting power costs with KPowersave
KPowersave gives KDE users a single easy interface for configuring power management settings.
LINUXUSER: Gimp and PhotosRescuing your vacation snapshots with Gimp
Gimp will help you dial up the quality on your less-than-perfect digital
LINUXUSER: FortuneFortune cookies for Linux
Fortune brings you a saying or a joke when you launch a terminal
session. Or you can attach a fortune to your email signature to
brighten up your messges.
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.