Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 19, 2011
At Home With AV Linux
(Oct 19, 2011, 22:00)
Linux Journal: What It Is AV Linux is a
complete Debian-based Linux distribution that includes optimized
audio and video subsystems along with the expected wealth of system
utilities and productivity software.
If Android 'Feels Wrong' then I don't want to be right (Oct 19, 2011, 18:29)
Tech Broiler: "Android may not have the polish
or the sex appeal of Apple's iOS, but it's the smartphone platform
of my choice."
Free Software Foundation urges OEMs to say no to mandatory Windows 8 UEFI cage (Oct 19, 2011, 16:00)
Linux and Open Source: "The Free Software
Foundation is asking OEMs to give users a choice on Microsoft
anti-Linux Windows 8's United Extensive Firmware security
Open source jobs: What's hot, where to look, what to learn (Oct 19, 2011, 15:00)
IT world: "What does the future hold for eager,
talented software developers, and people with related essential
Take your Linux PC back to the future! (Oct 19, 2011, 14:00)
Linux User & Developer: "There are many
reasons to use the console. Sometimes you need to run on older
hardware. Or you may be stuck running remotely over a slow
connection, where using an X11 desktop is just painfully slow."
ownCloud 2: Your Personal Cloud Server (Oct 19, 2011, 13:00)
WebUpd8: ownCloud is a free software project
developed by the KDE community (and since it's a web service, it
works anywhere, not just on KDE) as an alternative to some
proprietary web services.
Linux Mint developers make GNOME 3 edition plans (Oct 19, 2011, 11:00)
The H: Clement Lefebvre, Linux Mint Founder and
lead developer, has announced that his project has started work on
a GNOME 3 edition of its next major release, version 12.
Cassandra Reaches 1.0: What's Next? (Oct 19, 2011, 10:00)
ReadWriteWeb: One of the leading NoSQL
databases has reached the coveted 1.0 release.
Free Metasploit Community Edition released (Oct 19, 2011, 04:02)
Help Net Security: "Metasploit Community
combines the open source Metasploit Framework with a basic version
of the robust commercial user interface available in Metasploit
FreeNAS port for Linux - OpenMediaVault Release (Oct 19, 2011, 01:04)
OpenMediaVault Blog: "OpenMediaVault 0.2 (Ix)
has been released. For all FreeNAS users, please note that it is
only necessary to download and install the ISO once."