05: Google Special / Oct 2009
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DVD: Ubuntu: Google Tools
NEWS: Ubuntu with Google ToolsThe DVD with this issue includes a special version of Ubuntu Linux with several of the most popular Google Tools conf......
COVER STORY: Introduction to the Google Tool SetCommunicate, collaborate, and create with free tools from Google
Google believes most of what you do on a computer can happen in a browser window – from anywhere in the world. The versatile Google tool set brings that vision to everyday users, and it is all just a few mouse clicks away.
COVER STORY: WaveA look ahead at Google’s exciting Wave project
Part email, part instant messenger, part bulletin board, and part wiki, Google’s new communication platform promises to transform correspondence into conversation.
COVER STORY: Google EarthExploring Google Earth
Google Earth lets you view the world from space and zoom in on towns, roads, and buildings. We’ll show you how to travel our planet’s surface, its cities, and even the sky from your desktop.
COVER STORY: Picasa 3.0Picasa 3.0 image manager
In the age of the digital camera, users are overwhelmed by a flood of images. Picasa not only helps you manage photos but also will enhance the image quality with just a couple of mouse clicks.
KNOW-HOW: Google MapsWhere in the World Are Carmen and San Diego?
Google Maps can pinpoint any location on the globe and more. Here’s how to embed the service into any web application.
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.