Issue #127 / Jun 2011
Cover Theme: New Tech
DVD: Ultimate Distro Toolbox: Linux Mint, PCLinuxOS, Sabayon, Puppy Linux, and more!
SERVICE: June 2011: DVD InlayIssue #127
SERVICE: Letter from the Editor
Dear Linux Magazine Reader,
SERVICE: Table of ContentsNew Tech, and much more!
SERVICE: This Month’s DVDLinux Mint "Debian", PCLinuxOS "Gnome", Puppy Linux 5.2.5, IPFire 2.9, Parted Magic 5.10, Zenwalk Core 7.0
This month’s Linux Magazine DVD offers a collection of small and alternative distros. The DVD boots into a custom men......
SYSADMIN: Charly's Column: tcpflow and HugeURLtcpflow and HugeURL
First the fun, then the pleasure: This month, we look at a TCP that administrators have to take seriously, followed by some URL fun.
SYSADMIN: Security Lessons: BufferbloatWill cheap RAM break the Internet?
An abundance of buffers hides the Internet’s dirty little secret.
PROGRAMMING: Perl: OpenOffice Label MergePerl and OpenOffice for Lovely Labels
OpenOffice offers a selection of preconfigured formats for users who need to print their own self-adhesive labels. Perl feeds the address data to the document.
You've come a long way, Tux!
COMMUNITY: Event Report: PyCon 2011
PyCon is where the Python programming language meets Python personalities and serves to educate, excite, motivate, maintain, and recruit Python users and developers.
COMMUNITY: Honors List
Celebrity players from the world of Linux at the CeBIT Open Source Forum presented Linux New Media Awards 2011 in seven categories. The Debian project took two prizes.
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.