Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 22, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 to 5.8 Risk Report (Feb 22, 2012, 23:01)
OSTATIC: "Cox reported that 118 vulnerabilities
were addressed in 42 advisories for the default install."
Adobe Flash For Linux Will Only Be Available For Chrome (Feb 22, 2012, 22:06)
Web Upd8: "According to a blog post by Adobe,
after the 11.2 release, Flash Player for Linux will only be
available through a new 'Pepper' API as a part of Google
Core Sponsors Announced For Spring 2012 Open Source Think Tank (Feb 22, 2012, 21:01)
The Sacramento Bee: "The Open Source Think Tank
is the only by-invitation gathering where leading global experts
come together to collaborate on the issues facing commercial open
source and the evolution of cloud computing."
Actionable Control For Open Source Components (Feb 22, 2012, 20:03)
Dr.Dobb's: "Sonatype has released the Nexus
Professional 2.0 open-source repository manager. The new iteration
now includes more 'actionable' information about the open-source
components used in any development project."
Best Lightweight Linux Distribution for Older Computers (Feb 22, 2012, 16:00)
MakeTechEasier: The problem with advancement of
technology is that it makes the old gadgets almost obsolete.
FlightGear 2.6.0 Released With Massive Changes (Feb 22, 2012, 15:00)
Ubuntu Vibes: "FlightGear, a free and open
source flight simulator has received yet another major update and
many new features have introduced."
Ford's open source OpenXC platform as gateway to future high tech car gizmos (Feb 22, 2012, 13:04)
Torque News: "With the OpenXC platform Ford is
creating a channel for open collaboration with 3rd party
application developers, allowing them to use cars like the Ford
Focus to prototype their gizmos."
Introduction To The Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop (Feb 22, 2012, 12:01)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial is supposed to guide
the reader through the features of the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new
desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13."
Firefox To Get A New Default Theme, Other Enhancements (Feb 22, 2012, 06:02)
Web Upd8: "nfortunately, there are still no
plans to support tabs in the titlebar for Linux (because of GTK
limitations), but most other UI changes should be available for