Issue #84 / Nov 2007
Cover Theme: Web Wizardry
LINUXUSER: Setting Up a Quake ServerConfiguring a Quake3 Arena server
You don’t have to be an expert to set up your own Quake 3 game server.
LINUXUSER: Tin NewsreaderGetting started with the Tin newsreader
Spartan, but functional – the Tin newsreader does without optical gadgets and concentrates on core Usenet-related functionality.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: SubversionDocument versioning with Subversion and OOoSVN
Even if you are not a programmer, you’ve probably heard of Subversion, a powerful tool for managing changes to software projects. Although Subversion is designed primarily for software developers, it can be useful to mere mortals as well.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: Bash PromptConfiguring the Bash prompt
Color-coding your prompt may help avoid configuration errors and data loss. We’ll show you how to design your own custom shell prompt with color and control sequences.
COMMUNITY: Linux Beer HikeHiking and hacking on Crete
Wireless Sirtaki, synchronized penguin swimming, bottle cap diving in the pool – only a few disciplines that were part of the annual Linux Beer Hike, aka “Linux Bier Wanderung.”
COMMUNITY: LinuxWorld San FranciscoProjections and reflections from the San Francisco LinuxWorld
Virtual visions brought vigor to the San Francisco LinuxWorld. This year's gala featured data centers, super heros, and our very own Linux Pro Magazine booth.
COMMUNITY: LinuxConf EuropeConference in Cambridge
In early September, about 250 developers from the Linux kernel and related projects gathered in Cambridge, United Kingdom, to discuss their work and look to the future.
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.