Linux Journal Contents #119, March 2004
on March 1, 2004
Linux Journal Issue #119/March 2004
Delivering Effective Presentations with OpenOffice.org's Impress
by Rob Reilly
Make a professional case for your next Linux project.
Eleven Tips for Moving to OpenOffice.org
by Bruce Byfield
Switching office suites is easier than it looks.
Renaissance: a Cross-Platform Development Tool for Linux and Mac OS X
by Ludovic Marcotte
Use this XML-based tool to build the same software on Linux and Mac OS X.
The OASIS Standard for Office Documents: How All Users and Developers Can
by Marco Fioretti
Lock-in is so 20th-century. A common file format lets apps compete on features and ease of use.
Getting the Most from XMMS with Plugins
by Dave Phillips
The standard Linux music player has some little-known but powerful features.
Manipulating OOo Files with Ruby
by James Britt
XML and Ruby let your scripts and your office suite handle the same files.
GUI Scripting with Tcl/Tk
by Derek Fountain
Get an interface working quickly with the old-school tool for rapid app development.
Building Panoramic Images in The GIMP
by Andrew Burton
Show off a giant view of your next vacation spot with some careful shooting and this powerful photo tool.
Designing Tip Windows
by Hugh Fisher
Use effective tips to teach users your application without annoying them.
Fast Convenient Mail for Travel: OfflineIMAP
by John Goerzen
Get the reliability of server-side mail with the speed of local folders.
Power Management in Linux-Based Systems
by Srivatsa Vaddagiri, Anand K. Santhanam, Vijay Sukthankar and Murali Iyer
How the kernel makes your laptop battery outlast your next flight.
At the Forge
by Reuven M. Lerner
What's New in the 2.6 Scheduler
by Rick Lindsley
Cooking with Linux
Can't Get Enough Desktops!
by Marcel Gagné
Application Proxying with Zorp, Part I
by Mick Bauer
Linux for Suits
The Fracturing Desktop
by Doc Searls
Lest We Forget, Why Open Source Wins
by Chris DiBona