Infrastructure Linux News for May 17, 2011
The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 11.04 (May 17, 2011, 19:11)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how you can
set up a Kubuntu 11.04 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement
for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people
need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops."
Get the Best of Both Worlds,Your Own Alternative to the Default Unity Main Menu (May 17, 2011, 17:02)
Ubuntu Vibes: "You can now permanently have
another classic Gnome style menu in Unity itself, thanks to
Cardapio. Cardapio has an excellent plug-in system which not only
provide similar functionality to the default Unity menu but is
actually more powerful than it."
Download VirtualBox 4.0.8 for Ubuntu 11.04 and RHEL 6 (May 17, 2011, 15:02)
Softpedia: "VirtualBox 4.0.8 is a maintenance
release that brings lots of stability improvements and many bug
fixes over previous versions."
Inside the opengear, Linux powered console server (May 17, 2011, 14:39)
Netstat -vat: opengear shows off the latest in
console servers, powered by ucLinux and the open source NUT
Evolution or Thunderbird: Which should be the default mail client in Ubuntu? (May 17, 2011, 09:02)
Ubuntu Manual: "Most of the time the debate
ends in a stalemate; then why do we need to point to any one
application as the default? This time the victims were the two
popular clients email clients - Thunderbird and Evolution to be
included in the next release of Ubuntu."
Liberating non-free software with Linux-libre (May 17, 2011, 08:04)
Unixmen: "Released in March 2009, Linux-Libre
is in a sense a grandchild of the already established distributions
gNewSense and BLAG. Though, UTUTO-e , a Gentto based Linux distro,
is credited to have removed licensed linux source code for the
first time, Linux-Libre improves considerably on the entire process
and is more pro-active in its features."
Zenwalk 7, it didn't go well... (May 17, 2011, 01:02)
Mandriva Chronicles: "Yesterday, I downloaded
the Live CD of Zenwalk 7 and I must confess that I liked it a