Linux Journal Contents #137, September 2005
on September 1, 2005
Linux Journal Issue #137/September 2005
Internet Radio to Podcast with Shell Tools
by Phil Salkie
This Internet radio show is great—is it available as a podcast? Now the answer is always, yes.
Auditing Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Pre-Shared Key Mode
by John L. MacMichael
Don't worry about the insecurities of WEP—we have WPA. What? WPA can be cracked too? D'oh!
Compression Tools Compared
by Kingsley G. Morse Jr.
Choosing a compression utility is a delicate trade-off between CPU time and compression achieved. Get a perfect match for your available processing time and bandwidth.
802.1x on Linux with xsupplicant
by Matthew Gast
If you have WPA set up correctly, it's secure. Mick Bauer already did the server, now here's the client side.
Memory Ordering in Modern Microprocessors, Part II
by Paul E. McKenney
When all the processors are trying to read and write the same main memory, you can do things the right way, the wrong way or the right way but so-slow-nobody-cares way.
Linux Groupware Roundup
by Francis Lachapelle and Ludovic Marcotte
Take a tour of the apps that can keep your whole company or project organized.
Native XML Database Storage and Retrieval
by George Feinberg
If your application handles XML, shouldn't your database? Here's how one system handles it.
A System Monitoring Dashboard
by John Ouellette
Sometimes a big system monitoring solution is overkill. This simple script sees services the way users do and keeps you up to date on what's up and what's down.
First Beowulf Cluster in Space
by Ian McLoughlin, Timo Bretschneider and Bharath Ramesh
Want to be absolutely sure of getting your article in LJ? Just put the first Beowulf cluster in space.
At the Forge
Getting Started with Ruby
by Reuven M. Lerner
Sleeping in the Kernel
by Kedar Sovani
Cooking with Linux
Wherefore Art Thou, Oh Access Point?
by Marcel Gagné
Managing SSH for Scripts and cron Jobs
by John Ouellette
Linux for Suits
by Doc Searls
The Free Software Foundation at 20
by Peter Brown
by Dovid Kopel