Linux News for Mar 18, 2011
Fusion 14 Thorium Review (Mar 18, 2011, 19:47)
Desktop Linux Reviews: "Fusion 14 is a new
distro that uses Fedora 14 as its base. Don't be fooled though,
Fusion is not your father's Fedora at all."
Ubuntu Linux aims to give back with Debian Dex (Mar 18, 2011, 17:13)
Netstat -vat: "Debian is the mother distro to
many children derivative distros, including Ubuntu. Sometimes those
derivatives give back to the upstream, but it's not always
Lessons Learned from Canonical, Banshee, and GNOME (Mar 18, 2011, 15:02)
OSTSTIC: "While the true beginnings of the
animosity would be difficult to pin down, an educated hypothesis
could peg public awareness to Dave Neary's report on outside
contributions to the GNOME project, in which Ubuntu faired
Melbourne hacker releases open source Django apps (Mar 18, 2011, 13:09)
CIO: "To fill a requirement for flexible
content and management and e-commerce, Melbourne-based software
engineer Stephen McDonald has released two open source projects
built with the Django framework."
openSUSE 11.4 review � KDE 4.6 and Tumbleweed shine (Mar 18, 2011, 12:08)
Linux User & Developer: "Most of the new
features you'll encounter in daily use are due to the KDE project.
KDE 4.6 has made its Activities system more easy-to-use and the
file manager Dolphin has added 'faceted browsing': you can search
through your files using their metadata as filters."
Biggest botnet takedown in history sees Rustock go offline (Mar 18, 2011, 10:03)
Geek.com: "While it is unknown who planned and
coordinated this takedown of the botnet, everyone agrees that
whoever did it certainly knew the botnet well and took measures to
counteract any backup techniques Rustock used to re-establish
itself and its connection with the infected Windows PCs."
Pentaho Upgrades Open Source Business Intelligence Software (Mar 18, 2011, 08:27)
eCRM Guide: "Pentaho uses an 'open core' model,
with a core open source community edition and an enterprise edition
that bundles proprietary features on top."
Embedding Ubuntu (Mar 18, 2011, 06:13)
DataWeek.co.za: "There are several good reasons
why designers should use Ubuntu in embedded applications. Although
it leans on Debian packages, the Ubuntu project produces a more
polished, fully tested, user-friendly distribution."
Android violates Linux license, experts claim (Mar 18, 2011, 04:02)
Network World: "Google's Android mobile
operating system's usage of the Linux kernel may violate open
source licensing with a misappropriation of Linux code."