Issue #82 / Sep 2007
Cover Theme: IP Telephony
LINUXUSER: Workspace: DokuWiki PluginsDokuWiki plugins
DokuWiki is a useful wiki system already, but you can take its functionality to a whole new level using some of the available plugins.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: Data FlowRedirecting input and output
Working in the shell has many benefits. Pipelines, redirectors, and chains of commands give users almost infinite options.
COMMUNITY: DebConf7The Debian Developer Conference 2007
From the 17th to 23rd of June, about 400 Debian developers from all over the world met in Edinburgh, Scotland, to listen to talks, attend workshops, hack some free software, and have a good time.
COMMUNITY: aKademy 2007Planning and coding at KDE’s aKademy 2007
Around 300 KDE developers met in Glasgow, Scotland, for this year’s aKademy KDE conference.
COMMUNITY: “Hai Ti!” ComicsSchoolNet Namibia promotes OSS with comics
If you want to promote the use of open source software, you might like this innovative approach out of Africa – comic strips.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
This month, we look at free projects as a replacement for Flash and Java. Both Flash and Java are so widespread that you can’t realistically do without them, so it’s a pity that both are released under proprietary licenses. The community has started to remedy the situation.
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.