Linux Journal Contents #179, March 2009
Linux achieves world domination!! Now, that was The Day The Earth Stood Still...wait, maybe I'm thinking of something else. Oh yeah, scratch that, that's the cover story this month. In any case, don't miss reading about how Linux contributed to the making of this great movie. When you finish that one, don't miss our feature articles about GNOME Do, Xfce, Adobe AIR and a flock of alternative browsers including Opera, CrossOver Chromium and Flock. Plus, take a look at this month's Cooking with Linux to see what's new in the recently released KDE 4.2. If you enjoyed last month's cover story, get ready to set up your own virtual reality system with OpenSim. And, if last month's issue left you salivating for more about jQuery, find out how to get started writing your own jQuery plugins. Oh, and are you backed up? If not, make sure you read “When Disaster Strikes: Hard Drive Crashes” before you do anything else. If you thought the people in The Day The Earth Stood Still were having a bad day, wait till your hard drive crashes—aliens would be a welcome sight compared to that. There's all that and much more in this month's issue of Linux Journal!
Fast App Launching with GNOME Do
by Kyle Rankin
Use GNOME Do and its many plugins to extend desktop functionality.
Xfce: the Third Man
by Federico Kereki
The “other” desktop environment.
Browser Battles: Opera, CrossOver Chromium and Flock
by James Gray
Stuck on Firefox? You may find fulfillment in an alternative browser.
AIR Out Your Desktop with Adobe
by Shawn Powers
Desktop apps for everyone.
The Day the Earth Stood
by Robin Rowe
Visual effects with Linux.
Run Your Own Virtual Reality with OpenSim
by Bill Childers
Make your own reality, virtually.
Shawn Powers' Editorial
Celebrating 15 Years of Linux Journal
Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge
Marcel Gagné's Cooking with Linux
The Evolution of the Desktop—How Far from the Pinnacle?
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell
Counting Words and Letters
Mick Bauer's Paranoid Penguin
Mental Laziness and Bad Dogma to Avoid
Kyle Rankin's Hack and /
When Disaster Strikes: Hard Drive Crashes
Doc Searls' EOF
The Most Personal Device
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|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 beta available on IBM Power Platform||Jan 23, 2015|
|Designing with Linux||Jan 22, 2015|
|Wondershaper—QOS in a Pinch||Jan 21, 2015|
- Sharing Admin Privileges for Many Hosts Securely
- HPC Cluster Grant Accepting Applications!
- Internet of Things Blows Away CES, and it May Be Hunting for YOU Next
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 beta available on IBM Power Platform
- Ideal Backups with zbackup
- Designing with Linux
- Wondershaper—QOS in a Pinch
- Slow System? iotop Is Your Friend
- diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development
- Hats Off to Mozilla
Editorial Advisory Panel
Thank you to our 2014 Editorial Advisors!
- Jeff Parent
- Brad Baillio
- Nick Baronian
- Steve Case
- Chadalavada Kalyana
- Caleb Cullen
- Keir Davis
- Michael Eager
- Nick Faltys
- Dennis Frey
- Philip Jacob
- Jay Kruizenga
- Steve Marquez
- Dave McAllister
- Craig Oda
- Mike Roberts
- Chris Stark
- Patrick Swartz
- David Lynch
- Alicia Gibb
- Thomas Quinlan
- Carson McDonald
- Kristen Shoemaker
- Charnell Luchich
- James Walker
- Victor Gregorio
- Hari Boukis
- Brian Conner
- David Lane