Issue #77 / Apr 2007
Cover Theme: Detecting Intruders
DVD: Knoppix 5.1.1
LINUXUSER: Firefly Audio StreamingFirefly Music Server
The Firefly Media Server makes streaming music and Internet radio onto your home network for iTunes or Banshee clients as easy as pie.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: OOo with MySQLCreating a notebook application with OpenOffice and MySQL
You don’t need to be an expert to hook up OpenOffice Writer with a MySQL database.
LINUXUSER: Cabaret StageEditing PDF documents with Cabaret Stage
Linux has had the ability to display PDF documents for many years, but it lacked an editing tool until now: enter Cabaret Stage.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: File ManagementData management in the Shell
Do some serious spring cleaning and reorganize your data. The right commands can help you to keep on top of your file and directory management.
COMMUNITY: Chaos Communication CongressThe 23rd Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, Germany
The 23rd annual Chaos Computer Club Congress offered a fresh perspective on topics such as RFID technology and cyber-crime laws.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
Inthis month’s Projects on the Move, we look at Squirrel SQL, a full-featured easy-to-use GUI-based database management tool. We also have updates on Debian: frozen Etch, the upcoming DebConf 7, and spring cleaning
on the Debian Desktop.
COMMUNITY: Community NotesCommunity Notes
LUGS debate tax time, free BBC content online, hosting Linux swap on LVM, and more.
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.