Linux News for Dec 31, 2010
Configuring Source And Destination NAT With Firewall Builder (Dec 31, 2010, 23:04)
Howtoforge: "Firewall Builder is a firewall
configuration and management GUI that supports configuring a wide
range of firewalls from a single application. Supported firewalls
include Linux iptables, BSD pf, Cisco ASA/PIX, Cisco router access
lists and many more."
LibreOffice RC2 now available (Dec 31, 2010, 19:04)
The H Open: "The second release candidate of
the Document Foundation's fork of OpenOffice, LibreOffice, has been
made available and announced in the Document Foundation's
Understanding Signals with Processes (Dec 31, 2010, 15:04)
Bashshell.net: "When a process receives a
signal, that process must respond to the signal. Uncaught signals
will cause default actions to take place, which often means the
process is terminated."
Free software seen as way to resolve many of Lebanon�s economic woes (Dec 31, 2010, 11:04)
The Daily Star: "As some try to release
Lebanon's government from the clutches of political paralysis so it
can start tackling economic policy, a small but mighty group of
advocates say the solution to many of the country's economic and
social woes lies in free technologies."
Open languages are not required (Dec 31, 2010, 09:04)
Computerworld: "But for the sake of argument,
let us say that people declare Java closed and proprietary to
Oracle. Is this a problem for Java developers and users? No."
5 More of the Best Free Linux Twitter Clients (Dec 31, 2010, 07:04)
LinuxLinks: "To provide an insight into the
quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 5
more excellent Twitter clients, all of which make micro-blogging
effortless. Hopefully, there will be something of interest here for
anyone who wants to tweet."
Spotlight on Linux: VectorLinux 6.0 (Dec 31, 2010, 03:04)
Linux Journal: "VectorLinux is one distribution
that seems to hum along under most users' radar. This is a mistake
because Vector has many of the characteristics that make Linux
great while adding some that has often been heralded by competitors
as not existing except with larger commercial distributions"