Linux Journal Contents #58, February 1999

Linux Journal Issue #58/February 1999


  • COAS: A Flexible Approach to System Administration Tools  by Olaf Kirch
    Caldera is working on a new easy-to-use configuration tool for Linux. Mr. Kirch gives us the details.
  • Csound for Linux  by David Phillips
    Mr. Phillips discusses some history as well as what's happening now in the Linux Csound world.
  • Hunting Hurricanes  by C. Wayne Wright and Edward J. Walsh
    The authors tell us about hunting hurricane using the Scanning Radar Altimeter based on the Linux system and analyzing the data with Yorick.
  • University of Toronto WearComp Linux Project  by Dr. Steve Mann
    Dr. Mann describes his WearComp (“Wearable Computer”) invention and how it has evolved into the same kind of philosophical basis for self determination and mastery over one's own destiny that is characteristic of the Linux operating system that currently runs on WearComp.

News & Articles

  • Virtual Network Computing  by Brian Harvey
    Mr. Harvey tells us about virtual network computing and how to set it up to control MS Windows Application from Linux.
  • Configuring ATM Networks  by Wayne J. Salamon
    This article describes how to configure Linux-based PCs and an asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switch to build on ATM network.
  • The GNOME Project  by Miguel de Icaza
    What is GNOME and where is it heading? Miguel tells us all.
  • KDE: The Highway Ahead  by Kalle Dalheimer
    In this article, Mr. Dalheimer describes some of the plans being made for future versions of KDE.




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