Issue #112 / Mar 2010
Cover Theme: THE STRANGE ART OF STEGANOGRAPHY
DVD: Fedora 12 & Sabayon 5.1 "Gaming"
This month's double-sided DVD features a pair of exciting Linux distros in the news: Fedora 12 and the Sabayon 5.1 “G......
SERVICE: Linux Magazine DVDDouble-sided DVD!
This month’s DVD features a pair of exciting Linux distros in the news: Fedora 12 and the Sabayon 5.1 “Gaming” edition....
NEWS: World News
News from around the globe.
NEWS: News: Tech ToolsThe Mono 2.6 C# Compiler Is Feature Complete Novell’s Intelligent Workload Management Video Transcorder HandBrak......
COVER STORY: Steganography IntroSteganography and other strategies from the real world
This month we look at hidden data, dastardly PDFs, safer surfing, and tools for better password control.
REVIEWS: Media Player RoundupComparing Linux media players
We compare some popular Linux media players, including Banshee, Rhythmbox, Amarok, and Songbird.
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe sys admin’s daily grind: Yourls
Without TinyURL.com and similar URL shortening services, many Twitter postings would only have enough space left for “Look at this.” But if you run a web server yourself, you might prefer to grow your own shortener.
SYSADMIN: Security Lessons: Secure ProgrammingAs with marriage, SSL security success is in the details
Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.
COMMUNITY: DoghouseOne Screen To Rule Them All?
Envision a future in which the situation determines the interface and bandwidth delivered.
COMMUNITY: SuperComputing 2009High performance gets greener
With its focus on high performance computing, networking, storage, and analysis, SC09 attracted thousands of attendees and more than 300 research and industry exhibitors to Portland, Oregon.
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.