Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 27, 2010
Building Kernel Modules With Module-Assistant On Debian Lenny (Jan 27, 2010, 23:33)
Howtoforge: "module-assistant is a tool for
building Debian kernel modules from source, without having to
rebuild the whole kernel. It fetches module-source packages that
have been prepared for the Debian distribution via apt and produces
The iPad is potentially one of the most important, culture-changing products in history! (Jan 27, 2010, 20:22)
Steve Jobs once again weaves his magic spell, and the world is
all agog over the announcement of Apple's latest gadget, the iPad.
At prices ranging from $499 to over $800, Mr. Jobs better have some
powerful magic. Here are several news stories about this latest
Apple product release.
Forking vs Threading (Jan 27, 2010, 20:03)
Geek Ride: "So, finally after long time, i am
able to figure out the difference between forking and threading
Does Ubuntu Need Server Hardware Partners? (Jan 27, 2010, 18:03)
WorksWithU: "But as I heard more about Ubuntu
Enterprise Cloud (UEC) in 2009, I realized Ubuntu in 2010 may find
a back door into the server market. Here's why."
Is Ubuntu Cheating Mozilla with Yahoo Search Deal? (Jan 27, 2010, 17:33)
Netstat -vat: "So Canonical will make money
from Yahoo searches (really Microsoft now with Bing powering Yahoo
search) to help fund their efforts."
Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition Review (Jan 27, 2010, 17:03)
The Linux Blog: "The Ubuntu Unleashed 2010
Edition was updated with an Ubuntu 9.10 DVD and a "Free Upgrade to
Ubuntu 10.04″ which I found out that if you buy the book
before the end of 2010 you can get an upgrade kit in the mail."
openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 107 is out! (Jan 27, 2010, 14:33)
openSUSE: " Updated GNOME for openSUSE 11.2,
and why it's good-- "Luis already unleashed the word: GNOME 2.28.2
will be released as an online update for openSUSE 11.2"
Enna � A New and Exciting Linux Media Center (Jan 27, 2010, 14:03)
MakeUseOf: "Although Boxee seemed the more
obvious choice, it loses the high ground if you lack a decent
internet connection. Just when I was about to give up hope, I heard
about Enna – an incredible open source Linux media center,
developed by the GeeXboX team, and ready for its first public
10 old-school Linux tools I refuse to let go of (Jan 27, 2010, 13:33)
10 Things: "I thought it would be fun to list
10 of these old-school Linux tools and then see what other people
refuse to let go of (regardless of platform). Not only will it be a
trip down memory lane for some users, it might show others a tool
they hadn't thought of that could solve a perplexing problem."
What should the GNOME Foundation accomplish in 2010? (Jan 27, 2010, 09:03)
Stormy's Corner: "We've been working on the
GNOME Foundation's goals for 2010. We distributed them for comment
on the Foundation list. I've also created a quick survey if you
want to show which goals you like."
Fencing and Tollgating the Internet (Jan 27, 2010, 06:03)
Linux Today Blog: "This story about yet another
attempt to raise a tollgate on the Internet deserves having some
extra attention called to it."
Yahoo Pays Canonical, Now They're The Ubuntu Default (Jan 27, 2010, 03:15)
Phoronix: "The second change is that Canonical
is changing the default search engine for Firefox in Ubuntu to
So long and thanks for all the Geekos! (Jan 27, 2010, 00:02)
Dissociated Press: "January 31st will be my
last day with Novell. I've given it a great deal of thought, and
decided that it's time to move on."