Issue #120 / Nov 2010
Cover Theme: Tuning MySQL: Build a smarter and faster database
DVD: 10th Anniversary Edition: Complete Linux Magazine Archive on DVD!
COMMUNITY: CacheCommunity Notebook: 10 year anniversary
A look back at 10 years ago... and at 2010.
COMMUNITY: DoghouseRemembrance of Things Past
maddog reflects on events from the early days of Linux and why you can’t always trust your memory.
COMMUNITY: Free Software ProjectsTinyHeb, Liquid Feedback, and SparkleShare
Midwives battling bureaucracy, parties fighting against the general public’s lack of interest, and users needing to synchronize their data – here are three open source tools that attempt to solve the problems of 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.