Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 27, 2011
Open Source Clouds: Linux Distributions Choose Sides (Oct 27, 2011, 23:01)
Talkin' Cloud: "Red Hat, Canonical (Ubuntu) and
SUSE already compete in the Linux market. Now, they'll increasingly
compete in the cloud computing world."
Facebook Opens Up Open Compute (Oct 27, 2011, 21:00)
Datamation: Can hardware vendors benefit from
the open source model?
Digium Confirms Asterisk 10 Release, Media Engine Gets Makeover (Oct 27, 2011, 20:03)
CRN: "Digium Thursday confirmed the release of
Asterisk 10, the latest version of the 12-year-old Asterisk
open-source telephony platform."
Linux Foundation announces long-term support kernel tree for CE vendors (Oct 27, 2011, 17:00)
Ars: The project, which is called the Long Term
Stable Kernel Initiative (LTSI), could reduce the cost of producing
a custom Linux-based platform for a mobile or embedded system.
Kino: An Easy-Does-It but Incomplete Video Editor (Oct 27, 2011, 16:00)
Linux Insider: Video editors out to make
work-intensive, sophisticated compositions likely won't be
impressed with Kino.
Red Vs. Green: SUSE Backs OpenStack, Red Hat Stands Alone (Oct 27, 2011, 12:00)
ReadWriteWeb: This week, SUSE announced that it
had joined OpenStack and today the company announced a development
preview of SUSE Cloud which is powered by OpenStack.
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is SSL BEAST? (Oct 27, 2011, 11:03)
Webopedia: "Short for Browser Exploit Against
SSL/TLS, SSL Beast is an exploit that leverages weaknesses in
cipher block chaining (CBC) to exploit the Secure Sockets Layer
Helena the 3rd Released (Oct 27, 2011, 10:01)
Only Human Studios: "Helena the 3rd is now
complete and available to purchase from the Ubuntu Software Centre.
Helena the 3rd is a 3D action platforming game."
qrencode: Generate QR code via command line on Ubuntu (Oct 27, 2011, 07:02)
LinuxTips: "You can easily generate QR Code
under Ubuntu for this you need to install 'qrencode' package."
60 New Open Source Apps You've (Probably) Never Heard Of (Oct 27, 2011, 03:01)
Datamation: "For this list, we tried to find
some of the best FOSS projects that have launched within the last
couple of years. While a few of these have received some
significant media coverage and/or have large userbases, many are
emerging projects that haven't yet gained a lot of attention."