Linux Journal Contents #140, December 2005
on December 1, 2005
Linux Journal Issue #140/December 2005
Make Stunning Schenker Graphs with GNU Lilypond
by Kris Shaffer
Think that Linux-based graphics programs can't compete? GNU Lilypond generates beautiful graphics that make commercial alternatives seem second-rate.
DVD Mastering Using QDVDAuthor
by Dan Sawyer
Do you need a Mac to do professional DVD authoring? Not at all. It's easy with QDVDAuthor.
A Linux DVR Is No Myth—It's MythTV!
by James Turner
Although commercial Digital Video Recorders (like TiVo) charge more and restrict your options, Linux alternatives are free and rock!
Advanced MythTV Video Processing
by Matthew Gast
Once you've got MythTV set up, how do you extract video so you can watch it on other devices?
Monitoring Virtual Memory with vmstat
by Brian K. Tanaka
Need to monitor performance on your systems? vmstat helps you understand when memory is the bottleneck.
Making Linux Accessible for the Visually Impaired with Speakup
by Ameer Armaly
A great article from an amazing 16-year-old kid on a project that's changing his life.
UNIX: Old School
by Matthew Hoskins
Want to walk down “Virtual Memory” lane? SIMH allows you to emulate historical UNIX implementations, like UNIX V5 from back in 1974.
Wireless Portals with Wifidog
by Michael Lenczner
Wifidog teaches WIFI hotspots new tricks. Leave your Wi-Fi access point open, but control and monitor its use.
Vim for C Programmers
by Girish Venkatachalam
Learn to use Vim like the power tool that it is.
Mini KDE for a Lightweight Desktop
by Marco Fioretti
See how the RULE Project helps schools and charities run current KDE apps on older hardware using a customized, bare-bones KDE implementation.
A Memory Management Approach for Swapless Embedded Systems
by Mauricio Lin, Ville Medeiros, Raoni Novellino, Ilias Biris and Edjard Mota
Avoid the dreaded Out-of-Memory killer exception using these strategies for memory allocation.
At the Forge
Working with ActiveRecord
by Reuven M. Lerner
Cooking with Linux
amaroKing the Night Away
by Marcel Gagné
Work the Shell
Get Started with Redirection
Single Sign-On and the Corporate Directory, Part I
by Ti Leggett
Linux for Suits
The World Live Web
by Doc Searls
Open-Source Use Accelerates Software Development
by Palle Pedersen