Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 11, 2012
Is Media Explorer following MeeGo to the graveyard? (Jun 11, 2012, 15:00)
WoGue: Although Media Explorer (mex) is not well known inside the GNOME community -and there is a reason for it- many people, including me, were really excited with the release announcement about a year ago.
Linus Torvalds on Windows 8, UEFI, and Fedora (Jun 11, 2012, 11:00)
Linux and Open Source: Microsoft has made it so that Windows 8 approved PC can only run Windows 8. Fedora Linux has forged a way around it, but not everyone like their approach. Torvalds gives his thoughts on the issue.
Why Schmidt was wrong and developers still start on Apple (Jun 11, 2012, 10:00)
The Guardian: Google's chairman predicted six months ago that app developers would start on Android first rather than Apple's iOS - but they haven't. Why not? And why do iPhone users update so quickly?
Installing KVM Guests With virt-install On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server (Jun 11, 2012, 07:00)
HowtoForge: The difference between virt-install and vmbuilder is that vmbuilder is for creating Ubuntu-based guests, whereas virt-install lets you install all kinds of operating systems (e.g. Linux, Windows, Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD) and distributions in a guest, just like virt-manager.
Wine 1.5.6 has been released! (Jun 11, 2012, 06:00)
Unixmen: Wine is a free and open source application that allows users to run Windows software on other operating systems. Wine is always under heavy development with the team preparing one release every 2 weeks.
First Linux Mint PCs go on sale (Jun 11, 2012, 05:00)
Linux and Open Source: True, you could buy a PC or laptop from ZaReason and a handful of other Linux PC vendors with Mint Linux, but the two mini-PCs that Mint and CompuLab are offering are the first to have Mint's official blessing.
What is MySQL denormalization and should you be doing it? (Jun 11, 2012, 04:00)
Linux.org: In this tutorial we will take a look at what Database Denormalization is and how it is different from Normalization.
New Top Level Domains Set to Be Revealed (Jun 11, 2012, 02:00)
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Over $100 million in VC dollars are tied to a big shift for the domain name industry as ICANN is set to expand the Internet beyond the current 22 Top Level Domains.