Issue #64 / Mar 2006
Cover Theme: Scripting Secrets
DVD: Extreme Gaming
NEWS: THE APPLE STOREDear Linux Magazine Reader, It looks like Apple has finally rolled out the Intel Macintosh computer. I have written......
NEWS: LINUX WORLD NEWSSPANISH DEBIAN DEVELOPERS MEET AGAIN RINGING IN THE NEW LINUX YEAR YES TO COMMERCIALIZATION 2006: THE YEAR OF DESKTO......
COVER STORY: Scripting Secrets IntroNew tools and techniques for scripting in Linux
Even the experts know there is always more to learn about scripting. In this month's cover story, we'll show you the Google Maps API, a networking framework for Python, and some other fine tools.
COVER STORY: Google MapsExploring the Google Maps API
We’ll show you how to incorporate interactive maps into your web pages with the Google Maps API.
COVER STORY: TwistedCreating network apps with Twisted
The Twisted framework makes it so easy to create network-aware applications in Python. Twisted speaks all the major Internet protocols, from mail through chat, and it can handle encryption. We’ll show you how to set up a personal web server with Twisted.
COVER STORY: Bash TuningScript tuning in Bash
In the old days, shells were capable of little more than calling external programs and executing basic, internal commands. With all the bells and whistles in the latest versions of Bash, however, you hardly need the support of external tools.
COVER STORY: RealbasicPorting Visual Basic apps to Linux
Realbasic provides an easy solution for converting Visual Basic programs to Linux.
NEWS: BooksLinux Email Server Operating System Concepts RT Essentials...
REVIEWS: Laptops with LinuxLinux on three popular laptop computers
We took three samples from the current crop of notebooks to see which performed best with Linux.
REVIEWS: Arch LinuxGetting back to basics with Arch Linux
If you’re looking for a fast, stable system without the GUI goo, try Arch 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.
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.