Issue #128 / Jul 2011
Cover Theme: Device Tricks
DVD: Ubuntu 11.04 Sixpack
SERVICE: July 2011: DVD InlayIssue #128
SERVICE: Comment: Bring on the TrollsEditorial
SERVICE: Table of Contents: 128Device Tricks
SERVICE: Ubuntu 11.04 Sixpack DVDUbuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Mythbuntu, and Ubuntu Rescue Mix
The latest installment in our Ubuntu Six Pack series comes with a smart collection of Ubuntu 11.04 variants.
REVIEWS: First Look at Gnome 3Exploring the new Gnome desktop
The new Gnome desktop offers a simpler work environment – once you become accustomed to the new navigation tools.
SYSADMIN: The sys admin’s daily grindCalendar-related crontab issues
This month, Charly considers Jacobin rule, Napoleon Bonaparte’s neoconservatism, Jewish and Islamic tradition, and a cronjob that nearly worked.
SYSADMIN: Security Lessons: JTAG HackingOwning your own stuff
Who’s device is it? Just because you bought it doesn’t mean you can look inside. But the Internet has plenty of resources for jailbreakers.
COMMUNITY: Community Notebook: CacheSerendipitous Flattr-y
Contributing cash to an open source project was never easier.
COMMUNITY: DoghouseTaking the Leap
A young potential convert seeks advice from a seasoned Free Software advocate.
NEWS: Kernel NewsKeeping up with the Kernel
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
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.