Issue #105 / Aug 2009
Cover Theme: Integration
DVD: Fedora 11
REVIEWS: UnetbootinInstalling distros on USB sticks with Unetbootin
Unetbootin lets users set up almost any distribution on a bootable USB stick.
KNOW-HOW: GpsDrive and tangoGPSGPS the open source way
Open source GPS navigation systems show you the way to go home … or anywhere else you want to go.
KNOW-HOW: Ermine vs. StatifierLinking static applications with Statifier and Ermine
The PIM application you copy to a USB stick might refuse to run on a borrowed machine if it has problems with a library. Statifier and Ermine set up your apps for any distribution.
KNOW-HOW: SpiderOakAll-in-one solution
Back up, synchronize, version, and collaborate with SpiderOak.
KNOW-HOW: Ask Klaus!...
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe sys admin's daily grind: TTYtter
Twitter, so everyone says, is modern, fun, sociologically illuminating and otherwise useless. Even Charly feeds a budgie – but at the console, it's a question of style.
SYSADMIN: Security LessonsMake off-site backups or you will lose your data
Who needs attackers when you have system administrators? Learn why copying your data doesn't mean you've backed it up.
PROGRAMMING: Kernel News
KNOW-HOW: Practical straceDebugging with strace
After "Hello World," you really need to look at system calls in more detail. In this second of two articles, we'll look at debugging in the real world.
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.