Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 09, 2012
The Higgs Boson: Another Feather in Linux's Cap (Jul 09, 2012, 15:00)
Tech News World: Did Linux fans seize upon the news with all the tenaciousness of a Higgsian boson-hunter? You bet they did. And in the Linux blogosphere, the conversation hasn't died down since.
Like Open Source? For Collaboration, Try Group-Office 4.0 (Jul 09, 2012, 14:00)
PC Advisor: There's no shortage of software out there designed to help foster collaboration in businesses large and small, but this past week a key open source contender got a major update that makes it particularly worth considering.
digiKam Housekeeping with the Maintenance Tool (Jul 09, 2012, 13:00)
Scribbles and Snaps: When digiKam adds new photos, it automatically reads metadata from each photo and writes them into its database. The Sync image metadata with Database tool does the opposite.
First Peek at LibreOffice Android port Prototype (Jul 09, 2012, 12:00)
Unixmen: LibreOffice is very important for Android OS and tablet/mobile usage currently as there is no good document management package that is good for this platform with the exception of Google Docs limited scope on tablet or mobile form factors.
The DRM graveyard part 2: A brief history of digital rights management in video and TV (Jul 09, 2012, 11:00)
OpenSource.com: Ruth Suehle traces a history of digital rights management on video -- one that begins in 1934.
Introducing the ARM 64-bit Architecture (Jul 09, 2012, 10:00)
Softpedia: The initial support for the ARMv8 64-bit architecture has been added by ARM in the Linux kernel via a set of 36 patches.
Why Gnome denies Theming and the new Tweak Tool (Jul 09, 2012, 06:00)
WoGue: Gnome Foundation lacks to communicate with the public via a way that just can’t be ignored.
Tiny Core Linux 4.5.6 Is Available for Download (Jul 09, 2012, 05:00)
Softpedia: Tiny Core Linux 4.5.6 is yet another small maintenance release, which updates various packages and tools.
Csync2 a filesystem syncronization tool for Linux (Jul 09, 2012, 04:00)
Linuxaria: Sometimes is useful to sync automatically files over the net between 2 or more computers, maybe you want to keep some configuration files aligned on different servers or maybe you have a cluster of web servers and you want to keep their document root aligned so your customer will always see the same result.
Former Microsoft exec: Microsoft has become the thing they despised (Jul 09, 2012, 02:00)
Yahoo News: Vanity Fair contributor Kurt Eichenwald analyzes the company’s "astonishingly foolish management decisions" and picks apart moves made during the Steve Ballmer era.