Linux Journal Contents #53, September 1998
Developing Imaging Applications with XIE
by Syd Logan
Mr. Logan describes the X Image Extension and show us how to use it—for the experienced C programmer.
by Robert Hartley
Mr. Hartley shows how to do interactive 3-D programming using Open Inventor, Release 2, which he used to create the images on our cover.
LibGGI: Yet Another Graphics API
by Andreas Beck
The next generation fully portable graphics library
Porting SGI Audio Applications to Linux
by David Phillips and Richard Kent
This article describes the process of porting a variety of audio applications from the SGI platform to the Linux operating system.
Visualizing with VTK
by James C. Moore
A look at a new tool for visualizations of scientific data—VTK, an object-oriented visual toolkit.
News & Articles
Porting MS-DOS Graphics Applications
by Jawed Karim
Are you hesitant about porting your favorite VGA MS-DOS program to Linux? Using this tutorial and SVGALIB, porting will truly become a matter of minutes.
A Tale of DXPC: Differential X Protocol Compression
by Justin Gaither
Article about using Differential X Protocol Compression which compresses X messages up to over 7:1.
Chess Software for Linux
by Jason Kroll
Once there was a time when chess software for the home was slow, weak and expensive. To find human opponents, you had to go to your local chess club. Today, the situations is different.
LJ Interviews LDP's Greg Hankins
by Marjorie Richardson
Migrating to Linux, Part 2
by Norman M. Jacobowitz and Jim Hebert
We continue with our look at converting an office from a commercial operating system to Linux.
by Noah Yasskin
UNIX Power Tools
by Samuel Ockman
Managing AFS: Andrew File System
by Daniel Lazenby
by Marjorie Richardson
Updating Pages Automatically
by Reuven M. Lerner
Letters to the Editor
From the Editor
How Many Distributions?
by Marjorie Richardson
Stop the Presses USENIX 1998
by Aaron Mauck
USENIX 1998 SSC's system administrator travels to New Orleans and actually returns to tell us about it.
Take Command A Little Devil Called tr
by Hans de Vreught
A Little Devil Called tr Here's a useful command for translating or deleting characters in a file.
Linux Means Business Training on a Token Ring Network
by Charles Kitsuki
Training on a Token Ring Network Linux can provide technical managers with cost-effective, reliable training tools
Kernel Korner Driving One's Own Audio Device
by Alessandro Rubini
Driving One's Own Audio Device In this article Alessandro will show the design and implementation of a custom audio device, paying particular attention to the software driver. The driver, as usual, is developed as a kernel module. Even though Linux 2.2 will be out by the time you read this, the software described here works only with Linux-2.0 and the first few decades of 2.1 versions.
Linux Gazette MUP: Music Publisher
by Bob van der Poel
MUP: Music Publisher Here's a look at notation editors for producing sheet music under Linux.
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