Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 30, 2009
Hulu locks out PS3 Users, Others to follow? (Jun 30, 2009, 23:32)
Practical Technology: "Hulu says that
it’s “free online video service that offers hit TV
shows including Family Guy, 30 Rock, and the Daily Show with Jon
Stewart, etc.” Unless, though, you own a Sony PlayStation 3.
If that’s you, you’re out of luck."
Is There a Perfect Linux Filesystem? (Jun 30, 2009, 23:02)
Ken Hess's Linux Blog: "Everything on a Unix or
Linux filesystem is a file: Directories, processes, links,
programs, and device references. All files. But, is there a perfect
At last ... a fox that's at least as fast as Chrome (Jun 30, 2009, 22:32)
Steaming Open Cup: "I just downloaded the
latest Firefox 3.5 release candidate and well, although it's not
yet the final product, I should say I'm extremely satisfied with
what they've accomplished so far."
Pianoteq3 For Linux: A Product Review (Jun 30, 2009, 22:02)
Linux Journal: "On the 15th of May 2009 the
Modartt company announced the release of version 3.0.3 of their
award-winning Pianoteq, a professional-quality digital keyboard
instrument created by an audio synthesis method known as physical
Scanning your LAN for conficker using nmap (Jun 30, 2009, 21:02)
FOSS Boss: "In this article we'll be using the
awesome open-source nmap network scanning engine. In this example I
will be preforming my scan from a Linux box. However you can use
Firefox 3.5: Back on top... for now (Jun 30, 2009, 20:02)
Cyber Cynic: "Sorry Opera; too bad about what
happened to you, Netscape; and Internet Explorer, please, don't
make me laugh. The best Web browser on the planet is Firefox 3.5...
Ohio Linux Fest [September 25-26] � Back to the Future of Linux! (Jun 30, 2009, 18:32)
LXer: "Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio Linux community
continues its forward march and is gaining momentum every year.
Each year brings a new group of speakers and generates more
excitement—2009 will be no exception! The seventh annual Ohio
LinuxFest will be on September 25-26, 2009 at the Greater Columbus
Convention Center, in downtown Columbus, Ohio."
Securing a Revolution (Jun 30, 2009, 16:32)
Join The Revolution!: "We believe in the right
to protect and secure information between two entities without
discrimination of race, origin and financial capabilities."
Humorous Linux Posters - Part One (Jun 30, 2009, 16:02)
The Linux and Unix Menagerie: " In our ongoing
tradition of scouring the web for funny stuff (to make up for
actually having to work, which takes away from blog-writing time
;), here's another collection of humor pieces. Posters,
The Huge Hidden Cost of Microsoft Software (Jun 30, 2009, 15:32)
Open Enterprise: "Talking of Microsoft, note
too how Microsoft was actually paid for helping to fix the problem
it caused. This is truly extraordinary: there can't be another
industry where you get rewarded for making mistakes and causing
pain and chaos to your customers."
The New PCLinuxOS Magazine July 2009 Issue (Jun 30, 2009, 15:02)
PCLinuxOS: "The New PCLinuxOS Magazine, which
comprises volunteers from the PCLinuxOS community is proud to
announce the release of it's July 2009 edition. This edition
brought forth several decisions from the new crew to bring it forth
to a monthly release and the selection of a new Chief Editor, Paul
Arnote aka parnote."
Building a Linux App Store: Can You Help? (Jun 30, 2009, 14:02)
Datamation: "Yet despite these successes, the
single sticking point I find myself arguing with people over the
most is the idea that existing methods of software installation are
xclip: Command-Line Clipboard (Jun 30, 2009, 13:02)
Serverwatch: "xclip (available as a package for
Debian and Ubuntu) enables you to interact with the X clipboard
directly from the command-line — without having to use the
mouse to cut and paste."
Weekly Ten: Kernel Newbs, Palm Pre Million Downloads, Top 10 Fascinating And Notable Lobotomies (Jun 30, 2009, 12:02)
Tech Source From Bohol: "Palm Pre App Catalog
Hits 1 Million Downloads-- The Palm Pre, the world's first webOS
device, went on sale in the United States on June 6. "
Names Pipes... or how to get two separate applications to interact (Jun 30, 2009, 07:32)
Technology Floss: "Then I wondered that it
would be good if I were able to connect to some hosts through SSH
and run some commands on those hosts and save the output of those
commands as part of the information of the first host. Like an
information gatherer of sorts."
Low End Linux Netbook Prices Continue To Drop (Jun 30, 2009, 06:02)
O'Reilly Broadcast: "I also pointed out that
the price for the Belco Alpha 400 had dropped to $149 last December
and January. That is now the regular price for the lowest of low
end Linux netbooks at Geeks.com. Last week they had a special and
the price dropped to $139. Believe it or not that doesn't sound
like a bargain right now."
As Dell and Acer Duke it Out, Their Open Source Stances Matter (Jun 30, 2009, 03:02)
OStatic: "As The New York Times reports, Acer
now stands a good chance of surpassing Dell as the number two