Linux News for Nov 26, 2010
6 Things to Look Forward for in Upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal (Nov 26, 2010, 23:02)
Tech Drive-in: "The next major Ubuntu release
cycle is slowly coming alive. Ubuntu 11.04 codenamed Natty Narwhal
is going to feature some of Ubuntu's most significant changes ever.
All in all, Ubuntu 11.04 is going to be *the* most important
release ever as far as Canonical is concerned."
10 Free Server Tools Your Organization Needs (Nov 26, 2010, 19:02)
ServerWatch: "This list of 10 free, essential
tools is an amalgam of tools for all sizes of companies and
networks. The range of tools covered here are generally
cross-platform (i.e., they run on multiple OSes) but all are
extremely useful to the system administrator, network administrator
and first-level support personnel."
FocusWriter is all writing, no distractions (Nov 26, 2010, 15:02)
LWN.net: "It's November, and all around the
world aspiring novelists (including this reporter) have turned
their attention to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). In the
spirit of choosing the right tools for the job, I decided to look
for an application more suited to fiction than my trusty Vim, and
Two more utilites for DansGuardian Users (Nov 26, 2010, 11:02)
Stubborn Tech Problem Solving: "I reduced the
DansGuardian user account and blacklist maintenance hassles with my
previous two utilities but while working on whitelisting I found
the need for a few more."
Adafruit Bears Fruit for Microsoft (Nov 26, 2010, 07:02)
Das U-Blog: "Several days ago, open-source
hardware company Adafruit offered a "bounty" of $3000 for the first
person to hack Microsoft's Kinect (formerly Project Natal)
Broken RAID5 you said? Don't use Java anymore. Go with python instead! (Nov 26, 2010, 03:02)
Technology FLOSS: "So, you have a broken RAID5
and found the article I wrote for the Free Software Magazine 5
years ago about it and would like to give it a shot. First off:
Good luck! You are gonna need it."