Issue #86 / Jan 2008
Cover Theme: Kernel Tricks
DVD: Fedora 8
SERVICE: FEDORA 8 DVD INLAY* Convenient integration of online apps into the Gnome desktop * Improved Bluetooth and wireless support * Painless......
NEWS: TABBED DIALOGI’ve always seen irony in the acronym “IP” for “Intellectual Property,” a term that is difficult to escape if you sp......
NEWS: LINUX WORLD NEWSFIRST NEW ZEALAND OPEN SOURCE AWARD OPENDOC SOCIETY FOUNDED TESCO PRE-LOADING UBUNTU...
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SERVICE: LINUX MAGAZINE DVDThe Fedora project combines the benefits of Red Hat engineering with the freedom and flexibility of a community-base......
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COVER STORY: Cover Intro: Kernel TricksPromising projects from the Linux kernel community
Developers are constantly looking for new ways to interact with the versatile Linux kernel. We study some innovative projects leading deep into kernel space.
COVER STORY: Userspace DriversUserspace drivers in the new Linux kernel
New versions of the Linux kernel will support a special userspace driver
model, but some technical pitfalls might limit the use of this interesting
COVER STORY: CloopBlock device compression with the cloop module
The cloop module lets you manage compression at the block device level. Read on to learn how Knoppix and other Live CDs fit all that software on a single disc.
COVER STORY: KVMKernel-based virtualization with KVM
KVM brings the kernel into the virualization game. We’ll explain why the Linux world is so interested in this promising virtualization alternative.
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.