Linux Journal Contents #196, August 2010
Just in time for the long hot days of summer: Cool Projects. And since we're talking about the weather let's start with wview, which let's you hook up a weather station to your Linux system. OpenWRT is a perennial favorite for Cool Projects, find out how to build your own custom images, even include a media player if you like. Got an old fridge, find out how to make some Linux "fridge" mods. Plus we've got articles on using the BaseBoard4 and the Arudino. And that's just the beginning! Also in this issue: more CouchDB, Caffeine, OSWALD, Kdenlive, Transparent Firewalls, and solid-state drives vs rotational media.
A Simple Approach to Character Drivers in User Space
by Bob Smith
Drivers for the BaseBoard4.
by Mark Teel
How to justify buying your own weather station.
Building Custom Firmware with OpenWrt
by Mike Petullo
Add the functions you want, even a media server.
Real-Time Plots with kst and a Microcontroller
by Rob Reilly
Graphing data from an Arudino.
The OSWALD Project
by Victor Kuechler and Carlos Jensen
Re-inventing Computer Science through open source.
Video Production 101: Making a Movie with Kdenlive
by Dave Phillips
Lights! Camera! Action!
Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell
Dealing with Signals
Mick Bauer's Paranoid Penguin
Building a Transparent Firewall with Linux, Part I
Kyle Rankin's Hack and /
Dirk Elmendorf's Economy Size Geek
Cool Project Potpourri
Kyle Rankin and Bill Childers' Point/Counterpoint
Solid-State Drives vs. Rotational Media
Doc Searls' EOF
Waving Goodbye to Facebook
In Every Issue
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|A Project to Guarantee Better Security for Open-Source Projects||Aug 27, 2015|
|Concerning Containers' Connections: on Docker Networking||Aug 26, 2015|
|My Network Go-Bag||Aug 24, 2015|
|Doing Astronomy with Python||Aug 19, 2015|
|Build a “Virtual SuperComputer” with Process Virtualization||Aug 18, 2015|
- Concerning Containers' Connections: on Docker Networking
- Problems with Ubuntu's Software Center and How Canonical Plans to Fix Them
- A Project to Guarantee Better Security for Open-Source Projects
- Where's That Pesky Hidden Word?
- Firefox Security Exploit Targets Linux Users and Web Developers
- My Network Go-Bag
- Doing Astronomy with Python
- Three More Lessons
- Build a “Virtual SuperComputer” with Process Virtualization
- diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development