Issue #110 / Jan 2010
Cover Theme: TRAFFIC SHAPING: TECHNIQUES FOR BETTER NETWORKING
DVD: Ubuntu 9.10
SERVICE: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala DVD InlayThis tight and well-tuned system is easy to learn and use – with a sensible user interface and lots of extras for the......
SERVICE: Linux Magazine DVD“KARMIC KOALA”
Ubuntu Linux is one of the most popular Linux distros in the world. This tight and well-tuned system is easy to learn......
SERVICE: Comment: DefenseWhat do Grace Hopper and Ubuntu's Kernel Manager have in common?
We look at some benefits of a more open government, including the new influx of talent on the open source scene.
NEWS: New products and updates
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: Sys admin toolsSmart tools for sys admins
This month we check out some new tools and take a closer look at some classic system administration utilities.
REVIEWS: Gnome 2.28What’s new with Gnome 2.28?
New features and below-ground tweaks make the Gnome desktop lean and free of legacy ballast.
REVIEWS: TonidoPlug and Bubba TwoLinux server at home
Two ready-to-go Linux-based servers make it easy to set up your home network.
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe sys admin's daily grind: Archivemail
Charly loves to be organized, but he also likes to have access to mail that reached him when the dinosaurs were still roaming the earth.
SYSADMIN: Security Lessons: Rate LimitingMaking sure your application is available
Maybe we should listen to those network guys.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: Project CauãA project for bridging the digital divide
Project Cauã aims to bring open source resources to Latin America and around the world.
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.