Linux Journal Contents #181, May 2009
We don't own the desktop yet but we do own the first ever Nobel Prize in Cool. Cool Projects that is, we've got a Linux powered rocket and a Linux powered submarine. Plus we show you how to use the iRobot Create with Linux, how to convert those old 8mm movies to DVD with Linux, and how to control your house with Linux and Mi Casa Verde. After checking out the cool projects don't miss the rest of this cool issue and read how to run Rails under Apache using Phusion Passenger, how to build a secure Squid Web Proxy, how to use OpenFiler to create an open-source network storage appliance, and if just typed "rm -rf /" find out what to do and what not to do in our continuing series of "When Disaster Strikes" articles. And don't miss our interview with Neuros CEO Joe Born or Doc's monthly words of wisdom.
Linux-Powered Amateur Rocket Goes USB
by Sarah Sharp
The upgrade continues.
The Cambridge Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
by Andy Pritchard
The Germans probably would call it an Ubunturseeboot.
Linux-Based 8mm Telecine
by Frank Pirz
It's a power of 2, you gotta convert it!
Fun with the iRobot Create
by Zach Banks
Roll your own!
Interview with Joe Born: CEO of Neuros Technology
by James Gray
Neuros Technology's Linux-powered open devices are driving TV-Internet convergence.
OpenFiler: an Open-Source Network Storage Appliance
by Bill Childers
An open-source alternative to a NetApp filer.
Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell
More Special Variables
Mick Bauer's Paranoid Penguin
Building a Secure Squid Web Proxy, Part II
Kyle Rankin's Hack and /
When Disaster Strikes: Attack of the rm Command
Kyle Rankin and Bill Childers'
Doc Searls' EOF
Privacy Is Relative
Control Your Home with Vera from Mi Casa Verde
by Daniel Bartholomew
In Every Issue
Practical books for the most technical people on the planet. Newly available books include:
- Agile Product Development by Ted Schmidt
- Improve Business Processes with an Enterprise Job Scheduler by Mike Diehl
- Finding Your Way: Mapping Your Network to Improve Manageability by Bill Childers
- DIY Commerce Site by Reven Lerner
Plus many more.