Issue #146 / Jan 2013
Cover Theme: Living with Windows 8
DVD: Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome Remix & Linux Mint 13 "Maya" KDE Edition
LINUXUSER: Unknown HorizonsThe Unknown Horizons strategy game
Colonizing new territory, processing raw materials, and trading goods are ingredients for popular strategy games. This genre is served on Linux by the free Unknown Horizons project.
LINUXUSER: Command Line: File ManagementAdvanced file management
Once you’ve mastered the everyday commands for manipulating files, you might want to do more. We show you some powerful commands for advanced file management.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: Raspberry Pi ServerRaspberry Pi server tools and applications
With the help of the applications we describe, Raspberry Pi can perform a wide range of server duties.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: Flourish with FOSSFOSS on the front lines of business
Start-ups, resource-poor enterprises, and nimble organizations turn to Free and Open Source Software to help solve their business problems.
COMMUNITY: Kernel NewsZack’s Kernel News
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.
COMMUNITY: Software-Defined NetworksAbstracting the network with SDNs
Even as the tech world works to figure out just what to do with the potential of cloud computing and big data, along comes a new bit of technology fueled by open source software: software-defined networks.
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.