Linux News for May 31, 2011
Firefox 6 shows 'progress' (May 31, 2011, 23:04)
Netstat -vat: Have you ever heard of the
So, What's the Deal With MicroSkype? (May 31, 2011, 22:04)
Linux Insider: "Skype insists the parting of
ways was underway well before Microsoft made its move, but
suspicion still fills the air."
Google pulls emulators from the Android Market (May 31, 2011, 21:06)
Geek.com: "The open nature of the Android
Market is becoming diminished as Google realizes it needs to take a
more active role in its policing it."
Five Cool KDE widgets for your desktop (May 31, 2011, 20:07)
Ubuntu Manual: "KDE has many very cool and
useful widgets which you can add on your KDE desktop or in your
taskbar. Lets have a look at the top 5 widgets."
ChromeOS huge niche market? (May 31, 2011, 19:11)
My Open Source Wish List: "What can we use it
for? Where, in the vast operating system lanscape, we can find its
7 of the Best Free Linux GPS Tools (May 31, 2011, 18:04)
Linux Links: "This article focuses in selecting
the best free software for undertaking a wide variety of GPS
Canonical and Ubuntu Needs to Settle Down (May 31, 2011, 17:01)
Tech Drive-in: "Canonical and Ubuntu needs to
settle down a bit and sort things out carefully. Just consider the
new features for upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 Oneric Ocelot. Even more
drastic changes are on its way, like say replacement of GDM with
LightDM for example. There were even discussions on replacing
Firefox with Chromium during UDS 2011."
Dynebolic: forgotten Rasta Tux (May 31, 2011, 16:02)
Linux notes from DarkDuck: "There are some
distros which account themselves as multimedia-oriented. They
started to appear as soon as multimedia applications and hardware
became available for Linux. This post will be about one of these
multimedia-oriented Linux distros – Dynebolic."
How to install Google's Chrome OS (May 31, 2011, 15:13)
ZDnet: You don't need a Chromebook to try
Google's Linux-based Chrome OS.
How to Manage Open Source Licensing in Android Development (May 31, 2011, 13:11)
Law Technology News: "Android's many-tiered
ecosystem represents multisource development at its best, yet it
adds complexity to the Android platform. Independent developers may
contribute code under a variety of licenses."
Awesomium Windowless Web Browser Framework Ported to Linux (May 31, 2011, 12:05)
UbuntuVibes: This is one awesome piece of
Webopedia Linux Term of the Day: What is Scientific Linux? (May 31, 2011, 11:06)
Webopedia: "Scientific Linux (SL) is an open
source Linux release developed by Fermi National Accelerator
Laboratory and the European Organization for Nuclear Research
(CERN) and various scientists and universities."
Importing iptables Configurations Into Firewall Builder (May 31, 2011, 10:09)
HowToForge: Firewall Builder is a firewall
configuration and management GUI that supports configuring a wide
range of firewalls from a single application
Welcome to the Age of Data: My OSBC Talk (May 31, 2011, 08:04)
RedMonk: Open Source + Big Data = Big Money
KAlarm - A Handy App that Gets Little Attention (May 31, 2011, 06:00)
Ostatic: "There are a few applications that are
so handy as to be almost indispensable and yet seem to get very