Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 02, 2012
The Electronic Frontier Foundation Has Numerous Issues with Ubuntu 12.10's Dash Search (Nov 02, 2012, 23:00)
OSTATIC: And it's all about privacy. Even if part of it may seem like tempest in a teapot.
Linux distro spotlight: Fuduntu (Nov 02, 2012, 19:00)
PC Advisor: It's hard to get accurate figures on Fuduntu's user base, but the team estimates it to be around 50,000; Fuduntu 2012.4 was downloaded more than 20,000 times in the first three weeks after its release.
Android holds 75 percent worldwide smartphone market share in Q3 (Nov 02, 2012, 15:00)
Android Authority: It’s just another day at the office for Android handsets, kicking everybody else’s behinds.
Pear Linux 6 review (Nov 02, 2012, 14:00)
LinuxBSDos.com: Pear Linux 6 is based on Ubuntu 12.04, and features many new and cool features.
LibreOffice Pushes Back, Releases 3.6.3 (Nov 02, 2012, 12:00)
OSTATIC: Italo Vignoli of LibreOffice counters Rob Weir's claims and unleashes a list of heavyweight converts of LibreOffice as well as releases the third update to the 3.6 series.
How to do Painless MySQL Server Backups with AutoMySQLBackup (Nov 02, 2012, 09:00)
Linux.com: AutoMySQLBackup is a clever script that takes the pain out of setting up automated incremental daily, weekly, and monthly backups of MySQL databases.
Update on the effort to defeat Restricted Boot (Nov 02, 2012, 04:00)
FSF: Think twice before purchasing Microsoft's new ARM-based tablet, especially if you are hoping to replace the new Windows RT operating system, with a free software operating system such as GNU/Linux or Android.
Open Source Asterisk 11 Jump Starts Long Term Support (Nov 02, 2012, 02:00)
InternetNews: Digium this week released Asterisk 11,. This is the first major Long Term Support release (LTS) since the 1.8 release that came out two years ago in October of 2010.