Issue #131 / Oct 2011
Cover Theme: Linux 3.0
DVD: Knoppix 6.7 - The world's greatest Live distro
SERVICE: October 2011: DVD InlayIssue #131
As is so often the case in this business, a big, earthshaking news story hit the press just as we were sending our own issue to the printer.
SERVICE: On the DVD: Knoppix 6.7
This month’s Linux Magazine DVD features the brand new Knoppix 6.7 Live distro  . With its clever on-the-fly decompression, Knoppix manages to store 9GB of software on a single-layer DVD.
NEWS: Tech ToolsCommercial open source Business Intelligence provider Jaspersoft announced the launch of Self-Service Express, a subs......
In June of this year, kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman sat down with Linus Torvalds in front of a live audience at LinuxCon Japan to look at the first 20 years of Linux, the state of the kernel, and the future of Linux.
SYSADMIN: Charly’s Column: havegedThe sys admin’s daily grind: haveged Random Release
Practical cryptography is often an encounter with many random numbers in just a few moments. Entropy is the raw material that gives birth to the random number, but it’s harder to come by than you might think.
Learn how to protect yourself against malicious attacks by modified source code.
COMMUNITY: Kernel News
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.
COMMUNITY: Free Software Projects
This month, we explore open source science projects. The young TileMill project is a powerful mapping tool for cartographers, HUBzero provides a platform for scientific collaboration, and the NASA-sponsored Virtual Microscope magnifies specimens without breaking any glass slides.
COMMUNITY: Event Report: Linux Bier Wanderung 2011
Tux visits Tux – about 50 geeks and one huge penguin travelled south to the beautiful village of Lanersbach in Tux, Austria, to hack Linux, drink beer, and hike in the Alps.
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.