Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 23, 2011
Google Building Open-Source Video Chatting Software into Chrome (Jun 23, 2011, 22:03)
Tech Zone: "In a clear challenge to Web calling
clients like Skype, Google is building its open-source voice and
video chatting software into its Chrome browser."
Build Your Own Linux Test Server, Setting Up Storage (Jun 23, 2011, 21:00)
ServerWatch: "The biggest question you must
answer before buying a bunch of disks is how you plan to use the
Alfresco Pushes Beyond Open Source to Hosted Collaboration (Jun 23, 2011, 16:00)
The VAR Guy: Every since Matt Asay left
Alfresco, they don't seem to have made much noise...
Firefox 5: New, but improved? (Jun 23, 2011, 15:00)
ZDnet:Yes, there's already a new version of
Firefox out. Hurray! But, is there anything really new in it? Not
Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop Customization Guide (Jun 23, 2011, 07:01)
Softpedia: "This step-by-step tutorial was
created for the Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) operating system and
it will teach you how to change the looks of your Linux desktop
into an eye-candy, practical, simple and modern workstation."
The real reason most source is closed? Open is hard (Jun 23, 2011, 05:03)
The Register: "Why isn't the world deluged with
enterprise-written open-source software? Why do so many CIOs gladly
use open source but not contribute to it? Because open source is
hard. Really, really hard."
Could Mozilla Pull Off a Firefox OS? (Jun 23, 2011, 02:09)
OSTATIC: "If it seems like a far-fetched idea
for Mozilla to consider expanding the Firefox browser's scope more
in the direction of what an operating system does, just consider
what Google has done with Chrome OS."
German company claims it can disregard GPL requirements in aggregated software (Jun 23, 2011, 01:04)
Open Source Report: "A Germany company that
provides DSL modems, using in part the Linux kernel, is trying to
deny another company the right to modify GPL'ed software."