Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 12, 2012
Introducing Ubuntu Clear Dark Sky Lens for Unity (Jun 12, 2012, 23:00)
Softpedia: The plugin retrieves data from the Clear Dark Sky website.
Camera FV-5: Android Camera App for Serious Photographers (Jun 12, 2012, 19:00)
Scribbles and Snaps: The Camera FV-5 app is designed for serious photographers, and as such, it lacks fancy trimmings like scene modes, effects, and sharing capabilities.
Open Source Law Releases Report on Open Standards (Jun 12, 2012, 15:00)
Brendan Scott's Weblog: Linux Australia commissioned a report from me about Open Standards. That report (link below) was completed last week and, I understand, Linux Australia has used it as a basis for a submission to the UK Open Standards Consultation process.
Bach Goes Open Source With A Little Help From Some Fans (Jun 12, 2012, 13:00)
Hyperbot: The Open Goldberg Variations project is a dream come true for Bach enthusiasts, open-source fans, app-makers, remixers, mashers-up of all stripes, and anyone with interested ears, created with the aim of "Setting Bach Free."
Ubuntu Linux 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal' Alpha 1 - New features (Jun 12, 2012, 12:00)
Tech World: The software is a very early pre-release, of course, and definitely not intended for production purposes. Still, it offers a compelling early peek at what's to come in the next version of Canonical's popular free and open source Linux distribution.
Android hits 900,000 activations per day - and Andy Rubin's staying put (Jun 12, 2012, 11:00)
The Guardian: Google's smartphone operating system hits new peak for daily activations, while Android chief denies rumours he's about to leave the company.
Best Of LinuxCon Japan 2012 (Jun 12, 2012, 06:00)
Linux.com: Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin kicked things off at LinuxCon Japan last week with a look at how and why companies and their developers can leverage open source software
Sabayon Linux 9 Released (Jun 12, 2012, 05:00)
Sabayon: We're once again here to announce the immediate availability of Sabayon 9 in all of its tier-1 flavours. If you really enjoyed Sabayon 8, this is just another step towards World domination.
30 Handy Bash Shell Aliases For Linux / Unix / Mac OS X (Jun 12, 2012, 04:00)
nixCraft: An alias is nothing but shortcut to commands. The alias command allows user to launch any command or group of commands (including options and filenames) by entering a single word.