Issue #94 / Sep 2008
Cover Theme: Web Tricks
DVD: Debian 5.0
PROGRAMMING: Perl: Retouching PhotosRetouching with Perl
In many cases, whole series of digital images need the same kind of modifications, which forces the photo-grapher to repeat the same steps time and time again in GIMP. Have you ever considered retouching in Perl?
LINUXUSER: Fotoxx v35Image manipulation with Fotoxx
The Fotoxx image manipulation program offers highlights such as HDR and panorama functions, but where there is light, there is also shadow.
LINUXUSER: BeeDiffComparing files with BeeDiff
BeeDiff compares two files and quickly displays the differences in a convenient desktop GUI interface.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: YafcYafc ftp client
The console-based yafc client gives users a convenient, simple, and interactive approach to exchanging data with ftp and SSH servers.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: OpenOffice.org BookmarksHow to bookmark anything in OpenOffice.org
Learn how to bookmark OpenOffice.org documents with the Bookmarks Menu extension or create your own bookmarking tool.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: Meet the maddogJon 'maddog' Hall writes about the community
Jon 'maddog' Hall introduces himself and rolls out the first installment in his new monthly community-focused column.
COMMUNITY: Conference How-ToHow the Internet Connects Knowledge
Learn from the chair of HICK Tech how to roll out your own community event.
COMMUNITY: Red Hat Summit 2008A report from Red Hat Summit
We sum up this year's Red Hat Summit, which was held in June in Boston, Massachusetts.
COMMUNITY: USENIX 2008An old conference that's still fresh
USENIX 2008 offered a rich history, engaging talks, and more openness.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
Now that we have entered the age of three-dimensional desktops, suggestions on redesigning controls keep springing up like mushrooms. When Gnome 3.0 sees the light of day, will the menus be circular and include files alongside applications?
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.