Issue #161 / Apr 2014
DVD: Knoppix 7.3
Approximate on sale dates:
- UK/Europe: Mar 08
- USA/Canada: Apr 04
- Australia: May 05
Discover the vulnerabilities of typical home and small office routers, and consider the SafeSquid filter proxy for secure home surfing.
- Security and SOHO Routers: Home and small office networks typically place their security in the hands of an inexpensive device that serves as a router. How secure are these SOHO router devices?
- SafeSquid: If you are looking to secure your home surfing against questionable web content, you need a filtering proxy. SafeSquid filters content as it moves between the browser and the Internet.
Also in this issue:
- Comment: The New Kid
- On the DVD: Knoppix 7.3
- SuperCollider: SuperCollider is a versatile and powerful sound generator.
- EncFS: The EncFS virtual filesystem reduces the configuration overhead of encrypting data on Linux.
- Knoppix 7.3: Learn about the latest Knoppix Live Linux distro.
- Ask Klaus! Klaus Knopper answers your Linux questions.
- Areca Backup: Hassle-free backups of individual hard drives.
- Charly – Fish: The tasty Friendly Interactive Shell.
- Security Lessons – DNS: Keep bad guys out of your network with targeted filtering.
- SHC – Bash Script Compiler: Convert shell scripts directly into binaries.
- Perl – Cucumber: Natural language test framework for developers.
- Command Line – Vundle: Manage Vim plugins.
- F3 – Testing Flash Memory: Check flash sticks for defects.
- Workspace – HTML-Based Presentations: Great-looking presentations in a browser.
- Giada: Process sound loops and more.
- Labyrinth: Mind mapping software.
- PiCam Surveillance: Video surveillance with the new Raspberry Pi camera.
- openSUSE 13.1: Inside the newest version.
- Gluglug: Laptop 100% free and open source.
- Doghouse – Pay It Forward: “maddog” reflects on ways people can contribute to the present as well as the future of software development.
- Kernel News: Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.
Ultra-sophisticated attack tool might have originated from a state-sponsored intelligence service.
New alternative for init comes with a small footprint and minimal configuration.
X marks the target for the next-generation windowing system.
Super-clone CentOS Linux gets beamed up to the mother ship.
HTML technology will enable new video editing and playback options.
New Linux distro is optimzed for gaming.