Issue #78 / May 2007
Cover Theme: Living With Vista
DVD: Xandros Desktop 4
LINUXUSER: KrusanderManaging files with the Krusader twin-panel file manager
The user-friendly Krusader brings the time-honored twin-panel file manager format to the Linux desktop and offers easy shortcuts for keyboard users.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: Access Controlchmod, chgrp, and chown
A sophisticated system of users and permissions precisely controls who has access to what on Linux. At the command line, you can define ownership with the chmod, chgrp, and chown tools.
COMMUNITY: FOSDEM 2007Walking the halls at FOSDEM 2007
On February 24 and 25, around 4,000 geeks gathered in Brussels, Belgium, for the Free and Open source Software Developers European Meeting (FOSDEM).
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
Although a couple of scratches are visible, you can read from the backup CD. The question is, for how long? Cdck measures the sector access times to give you an idea. Have you overwritten the bootloader on your disk? Super Grub Disk to the rescue!
COMMUNITY: Community NotesCommunity Notes
Jon Masters follows the recent foibles surrounding DRM – Digital Rights Management – and gives a roundup of the latest news from a variety of Linux community groups.
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.