Linux News for Aug 28, 2010
Paul Allen Sues Apple, Google, Others Over Patents (Aug 28, 2010, 23:06)
Wall Street Journal: "Billionaire Paul Allen
has made major forays into cable television and sports teams since
leaving Microsoft Corp. more than two decades ago. Now he's adding
another pursuit: patent litigation."
GCC - 'We make free software affordable' (Aug 28, 2010, 19:06)
The H Open: "GCC and GNU Emacs are the two
facets of the GNU operating system that have probably done more
than any other to take GNU and free software from idealistic
concept to a utilitarian reality."
An update on JavaOne (Google Cancels) (Aug 28, 2010, 15:59)
Google Code Blog: "...we're sad to announce
that we won't be able to present at JavaOne this year. We wish that
we could, but Oracle's recent lawsuit against Google and open
source has made it impossible for us..."
Six things I wish Mom told me (about ssh) (Aug 28, 2010, 15:06)
Ksplice: "If you've ever seriously used a Linux
system, you're probably already familiar with at least the basics
of ssh. But you're hungry for more. In this post, we'll show you
six ssh tips that'll help take you to the next level."
Indian admins love Linux, stuck on Windows (Aug 28, 2010, 11:06)
ZDNet AU: "Linux and open source ruled the
conversation during ZDNet Australia's IT Priorities Roundtable
discussion in Mumbai."
PlayOnLinux 3.8 has been released (Aug 28, 2010, 07:06)
Wine-Reviews: "PlayOnLinux 3.8 is now out! A
lot of bugs have been fixed"
Work faster and be more productive on Linux with Compiz and Gnome-do (Aug 28, 2010, 03:06)
Mauserrifle: "Let me introduce you to the
following applications which I got running at the moment to give me
the perfect desktop, that solves all my frustration: This is based
on Gnome, but should work on all environments!"