Linux News for Jun 14, 2011
What US-based Open Source Vendors Need to Know About Europe (Jun 14, 2011, 23:00)
OpenLogic Wazi: Before your company makes the decision to expand
into a major new market, you need to do some serious prep work.
Strangeloop Brings Google SPDY to Site Optimizer (Linux Powered!) (Jun 14, 2011, 22:00)
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: "Google's SPDY TCP
optimization tech is now being leveraged by site optimization
vendor Strangeloop, but it won't make the whole web faster - it's
only for Chrome."
New Nvidia Linux Driver Brings Support for GNOME 3 and KDE SC 4 (Jun 14, 2011, 21:00)
Softpedia: "Nvidia has launched version
275.09.07 of its graphics driver for Linux, Solaris and FreeBSD
operating systems, which brings improved support for the GNOME 3
desktop environment and KDE SC 4.6."
5 Tips for Managing Debian Packages (Jun 14, 2011, 20:00)
ServerWatch.com: "If you've ever thought "there should be a command that does X" for Linux, there probably is."
Experts Exchange Employee Gives Back to Open Source Community
(Jun 14, 2011, 19:13)
Experts Exchange: "If you spend your time in
the Unix zone, you're definitely familiar with FreeBSD and you
probably know about Jason's work as well. If not, here's a bit more
about The FreeBSD Project, Jason's contributions and how both can
benefit your business."
Boxee vows to bring open source version back into sync (Jun 14, 2011, 18:01)
The H Open: "The Boxee development team has
announced that it will be bringing the open source version of the
Boxee media centre back in line with the version of the software
that it has been developing for the Boxee Box by D-Link."
Startup tames open source for enterprise mobility (Jun 14, 2011, 17:11)
CIO: "One local start up has leveraged open
source components to make it all happen without the need for an
on-premise server or native app."
Apple agrees to pay Nokia royalties for iPhone, iPad (Jun 14, 2011, 16:08)
Geek.com: "Apple has agreed to license patents
from Nokia. Apple will now make a one-time payment to Nokia and
then be subject to ongoing royalties for 'the term of the
Memo to Adobe: Embrace Open Source (Jun 14, 2011, 15:02)
The VAR Guy: "As Adobe faces increasingly stiff
competition on different fronts, one might think the company would
be eager to reach the broadest base of end-users possible. "
Xeround MySQL Cloud Database Goes GA (Jun 14, 2011, 14:07)
DatabaseJournal: "During beta we encountered
use case bugs our heavy duty automation didn't pick up.."
GlusterFS 3.2.1 is now available (Jun 14, 2011, 13:03)
Gluster: "The GlusterFS project, a
petabyte-scale, networked elastic filesystem, has released
Riverbed Advances Open Source Network Analysis with Wireshark (Jun 14, 2011, 12:02)
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Why is Riverbed
keeping Wireshark open source?
Chrome nearly replaced Firefox in Ubuntu Linux, Mark Shuttleworth says (Jun 14, 2011, 11:03)
NetworkWorld: What? Firefox isn't good enough
Fedora 13 nears end of life (Jun 14, 2011, 10:00)
Netstat -vat: A new Fedora release means that
its time to retire an old Fedora release.
Why Chromebooks are a Stupid Idea, Part 2: The Reviewers Weigh In (Jun 14, 2011, 09:02)
Business Hacks: "Actually, I do know a little,
having been a technology writer for over 20 years, but I will admit
you canâ€™t judge a book (especially a
Chromebook) by its cover."
Bristol council still committed to open source IT, despite stinging attack (Jun 14, 2011, 08:11)
Bristol24-7: "Bristol City Council has said it
is still committed to using open source software for its IT
operations, despite a stinging attack by the head of an open source
firm which had been working with the authority."
linux.conf.au finally controls domain name (Jun 14, 2011, 07:03)
Delimiter: "But Australian open source
conference linux.conf.au has finally permanently secure the rights
to its own domain name."
Lessons From Quirky Software Development Managers (Jun 14, 2011, 05:01)
Datamation: "The classifications I use aren't
all-encompassing and surely not every manager has these quirks. My
goal here is to show that behind quirky, even ridiculous behavior,
there may actually be solid reasoning that was poorly expressed or
just plain handled badly."
Ubuntu breaks from the Linux pack (Jun 14, 2011, 04:13)
Network World: "You might like it and you might
hate it, but Unity provokes. It's a radical departure for a Linux
desktop distribution. Canonical also changes direction with the
latest Ubuntu server version, although not quite as radically."
Linux 3.0 -rc3 Released (Jun 14, 2011, 02:00)
Linus Torvalds: "What do we have in it? More
than in -rc2.."
Dolphin Review - Kubuntu's Counterpart to Nautilus (Jun 14, 2011, 01:02)
Tux Arena: "Dolphin's goal is to offer as much
as possible functionality while also keeping lightweight and fast.
And yes, it does it perfectly well."