Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 25, 2012
The Linux Directory Structure Explained (Jun 25, 2012, 14:00)
HowToGeek: If you’re coming from Windows, the Linux file system structure can seem particularly alien.
Accessing the Raspberry Pi Serial Console from Linux (Jun 25, 2012, 10:00)
Das Bityard: Now I'm ready to dig into this diminutive computer and see what's going on inside, but I have a slight problem.
Canonical will use Intel efilinux in Ubuntu for UEFI secure boot (Jun 25, 2012, 09:00)
The Inquirer: Linux Vendor Canonical will drop Grub 2 in favour of Intel's efilinux as its bootloader in order to comply with Microsoft's UEFI Secure Boot.
5 Best Android Tablets That Rival The New iPad 3 (Jun 25, 2012, 08:00)
Monitoring Crunch: While the New iPad 3 is the ultimate winner on the tablet market, Consumer Reports pointed out a couple of Android tablets that stand above the sea of tablets on the market worthy of purchase.
OStatic's Updated Collection of Free Books on Open Source Topics (Jun 25, 2012, 07:00)
Ostatic: From starter to advanced, there is a free resource for everything in the open source universe.
Has Microsoft opened the door to the Linux desktop? (Jun 25, 2012, 06:00)
Linux and Open Source: Microsoft has alienated its hardware partners and will soon be rolling out a version of Windows that many people already dislike. Will the Linux desktop finally get its shot for the big-time?
PureOS 5.0 Released, Incorporates GIMP 2.8 (Jun 25, 2012, 05:00)
Softpedia: PureOS 5.0 uses free, open source software replacements for Mozilla's Firefox and Thunderbird products, such as Iceweasel 13.0 web browser and Icedove 10.0 email client.
Mageia 2: smooth upgrade (Jun 25, 2012, 02:00)
Linux notes from DarkDuck: To be honest, I was slightly scared by the previous not-so-good experience of a Mageia upgrade described by Gene on his ERACC blog.