Issue #90 / May 2008
Cover Theme: Going Virtual
LINUXUSER: Claws MailCustomize your mail environment with the light and powerful Claws Mail
Sharpen your claws on this powerful and highly configurable email client.
LINUXUSER: EnigmailEncrypting mail in Thunderbird
Combining the Enigmail add-on and the GnuPG encryption software gives Thunderbird users a powerful tool for encrypting and signing email.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: Collabtive and KimaiManage projects and time with Collabtive and Kimai
Whether you are developing software, writing articles, or doing something else, a decent project management and time tracking application can help make your daily computing less stressful and your business more efficient. In this article, we take a look at two such tools: Collabtive and Kimai.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: SSHSSH, SCP, and SFTP
SSH offers a secure approach to working on remote machines and encrypted data transfer. We'll show you other benefits of the secure shell.
COMMUNITY: FOSDEM 2008A report from FOSDEM 2008
Now into its eighth year, the FOSDEM developer conference in Brussels, Belgium, demonstrates that it is very much alive and kicking, and even celebrating records.
COMMUNITY: SCALE 6xSCALE 6x: Women in Open Source Conference
In February, Linux and open source enthusiasts met in southern California for SCALE 6x. The conference kicked off with a day of "Friday Special Events," including a Women in Open Source conference.
COMMUNITY: CeBIT 2008Hanging out in Hannover, Germany
At CeBIT 2008, the world's biggest computer fair, popular topics included Green IT, mini-PCs, and open source.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
Python inventor Guido van Rossum is known to have a good sense of humor and probably had a good laugh when he heard about the Guido van Robot project. If you are learning how to program, or would like to teach others, this software gives you a light-hearted introduction.
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.