Issue #134 / Jan 2012
Cover Theme: Data Rescue
DVD: openSUSE 12.1 & Fedora 16
SERVICE: January 2012: DVD InlayIssue #134
Fresh distros: The lastest releases from openSUSE and Fedora on a double-sided DVD....
Laptop … toothbrush … an extra sweater. A single spiral notebook, in which I am now writing. Three shirts … four pairs of socks … . Did I remember my cell phone charger?
With this month’s DVD, you get to test the latest offerings from the openSUSE  and Fedora  projects
NEWS: Tech ToolsCommodore USA, makers of the venerable Commodore 64 on which some of us wrote our first computer programs in BASIC –......
SYSADMIN: Charly's Column: Smart Meter MonitoringThe sys admin’s daily grind: E-Log
If you've been forced to deliver Linux magazines to pay for your last electric bill, we’ll help you discover why, assuming you have a state-of-the-art electricity meter.
SYSADMIN: Security Lessons: Rescue ToolsRescuing data from attackers
When attackers strike your system, you need to determine exactly what damage has been done. Here are some tools to help.
LINUXUSER: ownCloudBuild your personal cloud services
Own the Cloud: Set up your own personal cloud server with ownCloud.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: Linux Foundation Events
One of the nice things about Free Software is that it can take you to some very nice places. Recently, it took me to Prague, Czech Republic, where I attended several Linux Foundation events (the Kernel Summit, Embedded Linux Conference, and LinuxCon Europe).
COMMUNITY: Kernel News
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.
COMMUNITY: Free Software Projects
Are you ready to assess your assets and limit your liabilities? Or maybe you just want to find out where your money goes. This month we look at Grisbi, GnuCash, and HomeBank finance managers.
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.