Issue #88 / Mar 2008
Cover Theme: Build Your Own Distro
SERVICE: Mandriva POWERPACK 2008Full PowerPack with exclusive commercial add-ons Everything you need for home, office, and the Internet......
SERVICE: SUNSHINEI often use this space to muse on some major news story for the month, but once in a while I take a break from the n......
NEWS: Linux World NewsFOSS.IN to Foster Indian OSS Events SELF Open Documentary Contest OSS Guide for SMEs Sweden Free So......
NEWS: ZACK'S KERNEL NEWS
The Linux kernel mailing list comprises the core of Linux development activities. Traffic volumes are immense, often reaching ten thousand messages in a given week, and keeping up to date with the entire scope of development is a virtually impossible task for one person. One of the few brave souls to take on this task is Zack Brown. Our regular monthly column keeps you abreast of the latest discussions and decisions, selected and summarized by Zack. Zack has been publishing a weekly online digest, the Kernel Traffic news letter for over five years now. Even reading Kernel Traffic alone can be a time consuming task. Linux Magazine now provides you with the quintessence of Linux Kernel activities, straight from the horse’s mouth.
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COVER STORY: Build your own Distro IntroTools and techniques for creating custom Linux systems
Tools such as Linux From Scratch, NimbleX Live CD Generator, Kiwi image system, and the Ubuntu Customization Kit can help you create your own custom Linux system.
COVER STORY: Linux From ScratchCreating a customized Linux with Linux From Scratch
Linux From Scratch helps you create a custom Linux system with everything you need and nothing more. And as you build your system, you’ll get an insider’s look at how Linux really works.
COVER STORY: Custom NimbleXBuilding a custom Linux with the NimbleX Live CD Generator
If you want customization without all the fuss, then try building your own custom ISO image with the web-based Custom NimbleX Live CD Generator.
COVER STORY: A Kiwi USB StickCreating a Live USB stick with Kiwi
The Kiwi image system lets you create bootable images for a variety of purposes. We’ll show you how to use Kiwi to create a Live USB stick.
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.