Issue #95 / Oct 2008
Cover Theme: Green IT
DVD: Fedora 9
PROGRAMMING: ProcessingCreating graphic animations with Processing
The Java application known as Processing can make a computer artist of a non-programmer. We'll show you how to create moving objects and publish a Flash-style applet.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: Automating Color CorrectionAutomate your color correction with a Perl script
If you have grown tired of manually correcting color-casted images (as described in last month's Perl column), you might appreciate a script that automates this procedure.
LINUXUSER: RawTherapeeProcessing RAW files with RawTherapee
RAW format images offer more options for editing than JPEG formats – RawTherapee brings this potential to Linux.
LINUXUSER: Gnome CommanderAlternative file manager for Gnome
Twenty years ago, Peter Norton created a simple file manager with a split-view display. Can Gnome Commander inherit the veteran's crown?
LINUXUSER: Gnome DoLaunching programs and actions with Gnome Do
Information at your fingertips with actions to match – Gnome Do merges search engine and application launcher functionality to create a new and convenient tool.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: Taking NotesA look at note-taking applications
Although there are quite a few note-taking applications to choose from, we'll show you why NoteCase and NoteFinder should be at the top of your list.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: Player Piano RollsAlas, my love, you do me wrong
maddog finds out that copyright prevents preserving paper player piano rolls.
COMMUNITY: LugRadio Live UKLugRadio Live Wolverhampton 2008
Popular podcast goes out with a gong but will return with a new mascot.
COMMUNITY: OSCON 2008Open source enthusiasts sweep into Portland
O'Reilly's annual OSCON event attracted a range of open source enthusiasts who were treated to impressive keynotes, a range of "lightening talks," and plenty of in-depth technical sessions.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
Sweet Home 3D gives you classy interior design on most operating systems and in the real world. We'll show you how to experiment with interiors without moving the furniture.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
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.