Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 12, 2012
openSUSE 12.3 Reaches Another Milestone (Nov 12, 2012, 19:00)
OSTATIC: This release offers KDE 4.9.2, GNOME 3.6, Linux 3.6.3, Firefox and Thunderbird 16.0.2, and GCC 4.7.2.
Blocking Facebook Web Trackers At The Firewall For Extra Privacy (Nov 12, 2012, 15:00)
HowtoForge: Big money is being made by turning you and your web activities in to commodities all while slowing down your net experience.
Use MySQL monitoring to optimize performance (Nov 12, 2012, 14:00)
Wazi: Problems in MySQL can affect entire business processes; here are some basic ways to keep an eye on your installation's data integrity.
How Lightworks Falsely Rides Open Source Publicity Train (Nov 12, 2012, 13:00)
The PowerBase: In this case, his finger is pointed squarely on a lie they've been telling. The lie of being open source.
Ubuntu 12.10: your next OS? (Nov 12, 2012, 12:00)
Linux notes from DarkDuck: Ubuntu 12.10 is positioning itself as a real, bona fide mainstream OS -- challenging the likes of Windows 8 and OS X. How does it measure up? Here's the review.
With HTC Patent Deal, Apple Is Going For Android's Jugular (Nov 12, 2012, 10:00)
TechCrunch: Apple and HTC announced yesterday that they have settled all outstanding patent litigation between them.
Yellow journos, power users behind GNOME criticism: claim (Nov 12, 2012, 09:00)
IT Wire: Federico Mena-Quintero posted his rant on Friday. He dismissed any negative characterisations of GNOME right at the start.
Download Linux Kernel 3.7 Release Candidate 5 (Nov 12, 2012, 08:00)
Softpedia: Linus Torvalds announced earlier today, November 11, that the fifth Release Candidate of the upcoming Linux 3.7 kernel is now available for download and testing.
A re-designed Notifications API will soon land in Gnome! (Nov 12, 2012, 07:00)
WoGue: While there is no plan to map the legacy GtkStatusIcon model, the new notification API promises to make everyone’s life easier and it will bring some new exciting features.
Download Linux Mint 14 Release Candidate, Based on Ubuntu 12.10 (Nov 12, 2012, 04:00)
Softpedia: Linux Mint 14 RC (Release Candidate) is powered by Linux kernel 3.5 and includes lots of new features and updated packages.