Issue #114 / May 2010
Cover Theme: CUSTOMIZE YOUR LINUX
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NEWS: News: Tech ToolsUpdated SUSE Appliance Toolkit for ISVs Astaro Command Center 2.1 Released What Is the Titan Framework? Get Mar......
KNOW-HOW: KDE PlasmaA developer’s guide to Plasmoids
We take a peek at how to create your own plasmoids for the latest KDE desktop, giving you the power to build the perfect active desktop environment.
SYSADMIN: Charly's ColumnThe sys admin’s daily grind: SpamAssassin 3.3
SpamAssassin is the backbone of countless anti-spam strategies. Its maintainers are cautious people and have just released the last major version since 2007. It’s definitely worthwhile.
SYSADMIN: Security Lessons: Spoofed BrowsersImpersonating secure web servers
Find out why you can’t trust your web browser or certificate authorities.
KNOW-HOW: Shutter ScreenshotsScreenshots and more with Shutter
Take control of your screenshots with Shutter, which puts other screen
capture programs to shame.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: Free RadicalFree software licensing
Maddog takes a look at how Free Software licensing works and why it matters.
COMMUNITY: Fosdem 2010Fosdem developer conference 2010 in Brussels
A friendly atmosphere during a geek interpretation of square dance; a free exchange of technical ideas; praise from veterans: Fosdem, the volunteer-organized conference in the heart of Europe, has many faces.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsAn up-to-date look at free software and its makers
Replace dictionaries and notepads with StarDict, the dictionary application, and RedNotebook, a combined notepad, diary, and calendar.
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.