Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 22, 2011
Positioning windows automatically in Gnome 3 (Aug 22, 2011, 22:01)
Matthew Casperson's Hubfolio: "One of the best
features of Gnome 3 are the dynamic workspaces. Using some simple
keyboard shortcuts, it is possible to assign an application to a
workspace and quickly switch between them."
OuchPad: Best Buy Sitting on a Pile of Unsold HP Tablets (Aug 22, 2011, 21:04)
ALlThingsD: "There have been plenty of hints
that Hewlett-Packard's TouchPad isn't selling well."
Useful Basic Terminal Commands On Linux Mint 11 (Aug 22, 2011, 20:01)
HowtoForge: "Terminal commands are powerful
tools if they are used correctly, but can cause great damage if you
are not completely aware of what you are doing. Before using
commands that are new to you, look up the manual page and make sure
you have your files saved and backed up."
GridOS a new Android based OS (Aug 22, 2011, 19:02)
It runs on Linux.com: "A new Android based
operating system is developed, with a complete new graphical user
interface, called GridOS."
Countdown to Mandriva 2011, Codename Announced (Aug 22, 2011, 18:03)
OSTATIC: "Yesterday was the 'total freeze' of
the Mandriva repository. That means that all features, software,
kernel, and versions are set. Nothing left now but last minute
critical show-stopping bug fixes and rolling the ISOs."
Open hardware, or open source hardware? (Aug 22, 2011, 17:01)
Commons Law: "Bruce Perens (co-founder of the
Open Source Initiative) has been opining about the difference
between open source hardware and open hardware."
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is ZeuS? (Aug 22, 2011, 14:02)
Webopedia: "Several mobile botnet variants of
the ZeuS Trojan have surfaced more recently, with some targeting
Google Android phones while others attack Blackberry devices,
Symbian phones, or Windows Mobile phones."
A Look at Oregon State University's Open Source Lab (Aug 22, 2011, 06:00)
Linux.com: Those of us in the open source
community depend heavily on Oregon State University's Open Source
Labs (OSUOSL), but may not even realize just how much.