Linux Journal Contents #122, June 2004
Simulators for Training Firefighters
by Douglas Maxwell
Fewer real fires means we need more fake fires for training. Behind the scenes at a Navy/New York Fire Department simulator.
by Doc Searls
LAMP sites at US presidential campaigns offer lessons for your local politics too.
An Open-Source System for Electronic Court Filing
by Jim Beard
Can the 17,500 courts in the US agree on a common electronic filing system? Good news from the standards front.
GNU Radio: Tools for Exploring the Radio Frequency Spectrum
by Eric Blossom
Listen to ham, shortwave, AM and FM, and even watch HDTV and invent new communications modes, all on the same hardware.
The Linux Soundfile Editor Roundup
by Dave Phillips
If you want to give your games, desktop apps and answering machine an audible personality, you'll need one of these tools.
Driving Me Nuts
by Greg Kroah-Hartman
At the Forge
by Reuven M. Lerner
udev—Persistent Device Naming in User Space
by Greg Kroah-Hartman
Cooking with Linux
When Democracy Becomes Crazy!
by Marcel Gagné
Using Yum for RPM Updates
by Mick Bauer
Free Software Licenses
by Maureen O'Sullivan
Xandros Desktop Deluxe 2.0
by Dean Staff
- Android Browser Security--What You Haven't Been Told
- Epiq Solutions' Sidekiq M.2
- Readers' Choice Awards 2013
- The Many Paths to a Solution
- Nativ Disc
- Synopsys' Coverity
- RPi-Powered pi-topCEED Makes the Case as a Low-Cost Modular Learning Desktop
- Securing the Programmer
- Download "Linux Management with Red Hat Satellite: Measuring Business Impact and ROI"
- Identity: Our Last Stand
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This ebook takes a look at some of the practical applications of the Linux on Power platform and ways you might bring all the performance power of this open architecture to bear for your organization. There are no smoke and mirrors here—just hard, cold, empirical evidence provided by independent sources. I also consider some innovative ways Linux on Power will be used in the future.Get the Guide