Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 27, 2010
Fenec Mobile Browser Lands on Android and Nokia N900 (Aug 27, 2010, 23:04)
Linux Pro Magazine: "The Mozilla Project
announced the alpha release of Fennec, the mobile version of their
popular Firefox browser, for Android smartphones and the Nokia
Online collaboration with Feng Office - the ultimate alternative to OpenOffice.o (Aug 27, 2010, 22:04)
Linux User and Developer: "Feng still allows
you to create text documents online, but that's just a small part
of running projects, taking notes, tracking tasks, passing
milestones, keeping contact with your organisation and perusing
reports of how the projects are progressing."
15 (More) Awesome Conky Configurations (Aug 27, 2010, 21:04)
Tech Source: "Now, here is another list of some
of the most excellent and unique conky configurations that you
could freely use. Enjoy!"
Ubuntu 10.10 Gets New Default Wallpaper Collection, Upgraded Light Themes (Aug 27, 2010, 19:04)
Tech Drive-in: "Ubuntu 10.10 'Maverick Meerkat'
keeps changing. The latest updates include a brand new default
wallpaper which I think looks horrible."
Tech Comics: "Technology and Social Life" (Aug 27, 2010, 17:34)
Tech Comics: "Every once in a great deal, we
need to turn off our devices and talk to one another. Sort of."
Lightweight Distro Roundup: Day 8 � Puppy 5.10 (WOW) (Aug 27, 2010, 17:04)
Tech: "Far be it for me to give too much away
too early, but the title of today's entry has the WOW attached for
a reason. I reviewed Puppy about a month ago, and thoroughly
blasted it. That was Puppy 5.01."
Debian at 17: As Important as Ever (Aug 27, 2010, 15:34)
Linux Magazine: "It's hard to believe that
Debian has 17 years under its belt, but the project celebrated its
17th birthday on August 16. Though Debian may not be quite as well
hyped as other distros, it's still one of the most important FOSS
5 of the Best Free Linux Screen Capture Tools (Aug 27, 2010, 14:34)
LinuxLinks: "Now, let's explore the 5 screen
capture tools at hand. For each title we have compiled its own
portal page, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its
features, screenshots, together with links to relevant resources
Making Ubuntu look like Windows 7 (Aug 27, 2010, 13:34)
LinuxTrends: "Although it won't help Linux run
Windows-specific software applications, this easy hack produces an
Ubuntu desktop that looks and feels a lot like Windows 7."
Netbook's first with dual-core Atom (Aug 27, 2010, 13:04)
LinuxDevices: "Asus announced a netbook that
not only includes Intel's dual-core Atom N550, but also offers USB
3.0 and Bluetooth 3.0. The Eee PC 1015PEM provides up to 13 hours
of battery life, running either Windows 7 Starter Edition or the
Linux-based "Express Gate" operating environment"
Review: ZaReason Verix Laptop (Aug 27, 2010, 10:34)
Linux.com: "One of the challenges of being a
Linux desktop user is the difficulty in finding systems that ship
with Linux pre-installed."
Review of Qimo: Linux for Kids (Aug 27, 2010, 09:04)
MakeTechEasier: "We've talked about Linux
software for kids a few times here at MakeTechEasier, but so far
we've never actually sat down to take a closer look at whole
distributions intended for children."
Makers of Pianoteq Talk Piano Modeling, Developing for Linux (Aug 27, 2010, 07:34)
Create Digital Music: "Pianoteq, which runs as
do its rivals on Mac and Windows, is also unusual in providing
support for the Linux operating system – something some
developers have claimed isn't practical with commercial music
What Will Ubuntu 10.10 Look Like? (Aug 27, 2010, 04:34)
PC World: "When Canonical broke the news
recently that Ubuntu 10.10 will include uTouch 1.0, a multitouch
and gesture stack, it caused a flurry of excitement about the Linux
release's potential for use in tablets."
Configuring Conky The (Very) Easy Way (Aug 27, 2010, 03:04)
MakeTechEasier: "Conky, the amazingly versatile
and useful Linux desktop application, has a bit of a reputation.
It's clearly a great app, but getting it configured can be a