Issue #96 / Nov 2008
Cover Theme: Smart Access
DVD: openSUSE 11.0
SERVICE: openSUSE 11.0 DVD INLAYOpenSUSE is the community arm of the venerable SUSE Linux – one of the oldest and most popular Linux distributions i......
NEWS: LINUX WORLD NEWSLinux Terminal Server Project in Portland Provincial Government in Canada Sued The Philippines Celebrat......
NEWS: TECH TOOLS
Professional users are always searching for an edge. Whether you work with Linux as a webmaster, programmer, system administrator, or security consultant, you know the best solution depends on finding the right tool for the job. We thought you might be interested in the following new products and updates.
COVER STORY: Smart Access IntroTechniques for managing user identities in Linux
Maybe password security isn't perfect, but most networks depend on it. This month we examine some tools for smarter, more versatile authentication.
COVER STORY: One-Time PasswordsSecure authentication with one-time passwords
A one-time password won't compromise security if it falls in the wrong hands. OPIE and OTPW bring the safety of one-time password security to Linux.
COVER STORY: Linux with Active DirectoryLinux authentication with Active Directory using Kerberos 5
Microsoft's Active Directory system provides centralized user management and single sign-on. If you're ready for a few manual steps, Linux can leverage this potential.
COVER STORY: OpenIDIdentity management on the web with Open ID
OpenID offers an open standard for logging on to closed-door websites.
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.