Issue #92 / Jul 2008
Cover Theme: Network Monitoring
DVD: Mandriva 2008 Spring
SERVICE: MANDRIVA 2008 SPRINGThis year marks the 10th anniversary of Mandriva Linux, a classic distro known for easy installation and a sophistic......
COMMUNITY: ULPC CHESSDetails are starting to emerge about a new plan from Microsoft to keep supporting Windows XP Home as a system for th......
NEWS: WORLD NEWSChinese characters freely available – for Windows All-Russian Linux Conference Norway Moves to Open Sou......
NEWS: ZACK'S KERNEL NEWSNew Networked Filesystem POHMELFS Maintainership Changes New Transmitter Driver New Flash Filesyste......
NEWS: TECH TOOLSRiverbed Central Management Console Tideway Foundation 7.1 JBoss Operations Network 2.0 PlateSpin F......
SERVICE: LINUX MAGAZINE DVDThis year marks the 10th anniversary of Mandriva Linux, a classic distro known for easy installation and a sophisti......
SERVICE: WRITE ACCESS
Answers to letters about the the Virtual Distro Sampler DVD, the Knoppix DVD, and LaTeX on Mandriva.
COVER STORY: Network Monitoring IntroTools and tricks for monitoring your network
If you can’t monitor everything yourself, why not let your computers watch your computers? This month we examine some practical techniques for network monitoring.
COVER STORY: Open Source Monitoring ToolsTuning in with Hobbit, Nagios, and monit
Open source tools such as Hobbit, Nagios, and monit provide system monitoring for large or small networks.
COVER STORY: MRTGVisualizing system performance with MRTG
MRTG generates simple graphs for viewing network performance at a glance.
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.