Linux Pro Magazine #198 - Print Issue

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Issue #198: 4 Cool Desktop Tools – Reinvent Your Work Life

If you're like many Linux users, that perfect desktop tool you really need does not always appear in your default configuration. The Linux repositories are a treasure trove of interesting and practical applications, and we highlight four in this issue: the Zim personal wiki, OnlyOffice, Getting Things Gnome, and Mozilla's SeaMonkey Internet suite.

On the DVD: Linux Mint 18.1 MATE (32-bit Live) and AryaLinux Builder 2017 (64-bit Live)

Linux Pro Magazine #198 - Print Issue

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* Subgraph: a privacyconscious OS that doesn’t require an expert.
* AryaLinux: A Linux distro designed for users who want to roll their own system from source code.
* LinuxVoice – We take a look at the Linux Embedded Development Environment and how it will shape the future of Linux routers.

* Dell launches five new Linux systems
* Microsoft takes Skype for Linux out of alpha
* Munich plans to ditch Linux and go back to Windows
* Linux kernel 4.10 comes with new security features
* OpenStack Day program announced
* Google discloses serious security flaws in Microsoft products
* Windows helping the spread of IoT malware

Kernel News
* Revamping the firmware API
* Crypto optimization
* Fixing memory access for PCI devices
* Extending boot support

Graphical Desktop Front Ends for KVM and Qemu
If you want to care for a zoo full of exotic KVM guest systems from your desktop, you could use a little help from a graphical front end.

Endless OS – A PC for Emerging Countries
Endless OS is a Debian-based Linux for users who might not have access to the Internet.

Zim, the Cross-Platform Desktop Wiki
Organize your ideas, notes, and shopping lists with Zim, a handy tool that enshrines the principle of the wiki on your Linux, Mac OS, or Windows desktop.

OnlyOffice Desktop Editor
A desktop Editor that is a free office suite built for collaboration.

Getting Things Gnome
Getting Things Gnome helps with getting things done. Users can enter outstanding tasks and assign keywords and completion dates to their task lists.

Leaner Surfing with the SeaMonkey Internet Suite
SeaMonkey is a lean and time-tested alternative for web, mail, IM, and address management that supports Firefox plugins.

Subgraph OS: Adversary-Resistant Computing Platform
Kid-tested and Snowden approved – is Subgraph, the privacy-oriented OS, now ready for humans?

Command Line – Font Conversion
Perform trouble-free font conversions from the command line with an easy-touse script.

Professor Knopper's Lab
As DVD drives disappear from modern notebook computers, Knoppix offers a hybrid image mode that works for both DVDs and flash drives.

If you want a customized system, you will certainly see the benefit of AryaLinux, which lets build an individualized system from source.

Programming Snapshot – Power Outages
A power failure can cause the IQ of a smart home to plummet suddenly. An emergency power supply and a script on the SmartThings platform can prevent a total outage and inform the owner. The polyglot Perlmeister embarks on a foray into the territory of the Groovy scripting language.

Charly's Column – Mosquitto
Message Broker Sys admin Charly does not tend toward hostilities, but he has huge problems with mosquitoes. Despite this phobia, he does make an exception for the Mosquitto message broker.

Ring Secure Communication
In the last few years, secure text, voice, and video transmission have become major areas of free software development. One of the leaders in this field is Ring.

Linux Voice

This month in Linux Voice.

Simon Phipps
No matter what the zealots say, Free Software and Open Source occupy common ground.

Show Me the Money
How do you charge for something that is free? Just ask!

maddog explores the difference between FOSS and FOH.

Revisit IRC
Drop Discord. Say goodbye to Slack. The real way to communicate online is IRC.

Ben Everard investigates the future of Linux-based routers.

Core Tech – Capability Sets
Everyone wants to be root, because root can do anything. But Linux capability sets complicate the picture.

Open Stage Control 0.16.5, Stacer v1.0.4, Shots 1.2.0, Peruse 1.2.0, and more.

Tutorial – Command Line Browsers
Not only is it possible to browse the web from the command line, it's mighty useful, too.

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