Issue #147 / Feb 2013
Cover Theme: Top 10 Knoppix Rescue Tricks
DVD: Linux Mint 14 & Knoppix 7.0.4
LINUXUSER: Command Line: Vim Search CommandsSearch and search-and-replace in Vim
We show you how to build on the basic functionality of Vim by introducing some useful search commands.
LINUXUSER: Workspace: QuickNote and GeeknoteIntroduction to QuickNote and Geeknote
Sorting through the array of note-taking tools and their features can be overwhelming. We look at two applications that offer a simple approach.
LINUXUSER: Gnofract 4DGeometric construction of self-similar patterns
Gnofract 4D is a different kind of graphics program that conjures up stunning graphics videos based on fractal mathematics.
COMMUNITY: Kernel NewsZack’s Kernel News
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.
COMMUNITY: Doghouse: Industry ReportThe software industry and developing countries
A recent report highlights some advantages as well challenges for implementing free software in developing countries.
COMMUNITY: Linux RescueKeeping your computer safe with Linux
When thinking about ways you could rescue your system with Linux, the thought occurred to me: Why not rescue your life? Because that’s what Linux can do for you.
SERVICE: StarClusterHPC in the cloud with StarCluster
Some changes at Amazon require an update to the StarCluster article.
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.