Linux News for Feb 28, 2010
Ubuntu Lucid Makes Scanning Simple (Feb 28, 2010, 20:02)
Starry Hope: "Canonical developer Robert Ancell
is working on Simple Scan, a great little program that does exactly
what it claims – it makes scanning documents simple! Simple
Scan is now the default scanning software in Lucid."
5 of the Best Free Linux Data Recovery Tools (Feb 28, 2010, 16:02)
LinuxLinks: "To provide an insight into the
quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 5
high quality Linux data recovery tools. These tools may well be a
life-saver in the event that you need to retrieve data from
corrupted media. We would strongly recommend that you become
familiar with how they work just in case you are ever put in the
position of needing to recover data."
20 Beautiful Ubuntu Studio Wallpaper Collection (Feb 28, 2010, 12:02)
Tech Drive-in: ""I must say, the basic artwork
in Ubuntu Studio that include themes, wallpapers and iconsets, are
way better than that in the original Ubuntu itself. Here is a nice
collection of 20 Ubuntu Studio Wallpapers you might want to check
Two Open Source Tools for Photographers (Feb 28, 2010, 08:02)
Scribbles and Snaps: "digiKam is a truly
versatile and powerful application for managing and tweaking
photos, but it's not the only photographic tool around. In fact,
there are a few other nifty open source utilities that can make
great additions to your photographic toolbox. Here are a couple of
such tools worth considering."
Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS On Fedora 12 (Feb 28, 2010, 04:02)
Howtoforge: "This tutorial shows how to set up
a standalone storage server on Fedora 12. Instead of NFS, I will
use GlusterFS here. The client system will be able to access the
storage as if it was a local filesystem."
Diving into WebKit (Feb 28, 2010, 00:02)
Haiku: "At the moment, I have mixed feelings.
Not about writing blogs. Not about working on WebKit. But about
using the new WebKit browser to write the blog entry, haha! I've
seen it crash, although in the last days, it has become pretty