Infrastructure Linux News for May 27, 2010
Humble Indie Bundle Shows GNU/Linux Gaming Statistics (May 27, 2010, 23:34)
Inatux: "Games have become the topic of late.
Osmos developers wonder whether there is enough market share for
GNU+Linux game ports to be worth the cost, but they aren't the only
ones. It's been discussed time and time again, is a GNU+Linux -- or
really any Unix or Unix-like -- port worth it?"
Fedora 13 in detail (May 27, 2010, 23:04)
The H Open: "Known as "Goddard", Fedora 13 not
only boasts a current software selection and a modernised design,
it also offers an extensive range of technological
Ubuntu Control Center (ucc) - Simple tool for ubuntu administration (May 27, 2010, 21:04)
Ubuntu Geek: "Ubuntu Control Center or UCC is
an application inspired by Mandriva Control Center and aims to
centralize and organize in a simple and intuitive form the main
configuration tools for Ubuntu distribution."
Open source movie recommendation engine from Filmaster.com (May 27, 2010, 20:34)
Polish Linux: "Filmaster.com, a social network
for film lovers, has recently presented a new movie recommendations
engine. The algorithm that generates recommendations is open source
and has been released under AGPLv3 license."
Pandora Open Source, Linux-based Handheld Game Console Now Shipping (May 27, 2010, 19:34)
Tech Source: "Pandora, the Linux-based handheld
game console that is aimed to take advantage of free and open
source software is finally shipping."
Fedora 13 released with open 3D drivers and Python 3 stack (May 27, 2010, 18:04)
ars Technica: "The developers behind the
popular Fedora Linux distribution announced on Tuesday the official
release of version 13, codenamed Goddard. It brings some important
platform improvements and several new desktop applications."
Making Movies in Linux with Kdenlive, part 2 (May 27, 2010, 17:04)
Linux Planet: "In part one we made a basic
movie with kdenlive. Pretty easy! But we can make a better movie by
adding some effects, so Akkana Peck shows us how to add transitions
between scenes, music and titles"
Sphinx As MySQL Storage Engine (SphinxSE) (May 27, 2010, 15:34)
Howtoforge: "SphinX is a great full-text search
engine for MySQL. Installing the Sphinx daemon was straightforward
as you can compile it from the source or use a .DEB/.RPM package
but SphinxSE was a little bit tricky since it needed to be
installed as a plugin on a running MySQL server."
Washing the windows myths. Ease of use. (May 27, 2010, 14:34)
Technology & Life Integration: "Linux is
only for geeks. Windows is easy to use. Linux is hard. You have to
use the command line under Linux. You never need to use the console
under windows. Sooner or later you will be forced to use the
console in Linux."
Wine 1.2-rc1 Released (May 27, 2010, 14:04)
Wine-Reviews: "The Wine development release
1.2-rc1 is now available. The source is available now, Binary
packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at
their respective download locations."
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8 of the Best Free Linux Video Editors (May 27, 2010, 10:34)
LinuxLinks: "To provide an insight into the
quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 8
excellent video editors. Hopefully, there will be something of
interest for anyone interested in editing motion video
mobile hsdpa/wifi router powered by Linux (May 27, 2010, 09:04)
Handle with Linux: "If you need wireless
internet access on your boat, car, helicopter or while hiking, this
may be the solution you are looking for. A Linux powered device
sharing mobile broadband EVDO/HSDPA on a wifi router"
Firefox, Chrome, Safari have finally killed Internet Explorer (May 27, 2010, 07:34)
Free Software Magazine: "The war is over:
Internet Explorer lost. Everybody else won."
Fedora 13 Lightscribe labels (May 27, 2010, 04:34)
Máirín Duffy: "Nelson Marques and
James Findley (siXy) have put together a set of LightScribe disc
labels for Fedora 13."
Top 5 Free Linux Distributions for Desktop Computing in 2010 (May 27, 2010, 03:04)
Simple Thoughts: "According to Nick Carr,
marketing director of Red Hat, Linux desktop has developed very
rapidly over the past few years. Even from the technology viewpoint
the Linux desktop is well developed, feature rich and mature."
Why not try OpenSuSE 11.2 (May 27, 2010, 01:34)
Ghacks: "OpenSuSE 11.2 has a number of nice
features and update, although you may find some of the included
applications a bit behind. For example, the included GNOME in 11.2
is 2.28, whereas Ubuntu 10.04 released with GNOME 2.3. Of course
OpenSuSE is due for an update itself."