Issue #146 / Jan 2013
Cover Theme: Living with Windows 8
DVD: Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome Remix & Linux Mint 13 "Maya" KDE Edition
SERVICE: January 2013: DVD InlayIssue #146
Gnome Ubuntu Remix 12.10 and Linux Mint 13 KDE Canonical’s persistent efforts to perfect the new age Unity ......
Let’s see. I need to write something for the Welcome column. I guess eventually it might get posted online, which means I’m writing something for the new web.
SERVICE: Table of Contents: 146What's inside the January 2012 issue
Getting Linux and Windows 8 to work together requires just a little know-how. We help you get started.
Canonical’s persistent efforts to perfect the new age Unity desktop for Ubuntu Linux has gotten them in trouble with lots of long-term users, but the Ubuntu project is always quick to point out to the critics: “This is Linux. If you don’t like the desktop, change it!”
NEWS: Linux News
- Linux Foundation reports Secure Boot solution
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Plasma Active 3
- Android OS Tops
- Linaro Enterprise
- Group formed for ARM architecture
- Android installed on 3 of 4 smartphones
NEWS: Tech Tools
- Community Edition of ownCloud Released
- Phusion Releases Passenger Enterprise 4
- VMware Announces Micro Cloud Foundry Changes
COVER STORY: Virtualizing Windows 8Windows 8 with VMware and VirtualBox
How does the latest Windows work in a virtual machine? We tried out Windows 8 as a guest system in vMware Workstation and virtualBox on Linux.
COVER STORY: Linux Filesystems on Windows 8Using Linux filesystems on Windows 8
For years, Windows has stubbornly refused to support any filesystems apart from its own, but with a few tricks, you can make your Windows systems talk to the Linux ext filesystem.
COVER STORY: Windows 8 and SambaWindows 8 and Linux on the network
Samba configuration often fails when users overlook little things. We show you how to configure a Linux system for file sharing on a Windows 8 peer-to-peer network.
COVER STORY: Win8/Linux Dual-BootWindows 8 and Linux in dual-boot mode
Although getting Windows to play nice with an existing Linux installation is difficult, with a few tricks, you can set up Windows 8 to dual-boot with 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.
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.