Linux News for Jun 25, 2011
OIN-A patent pool to protect Linux users from lawsuits (Jun 25, 2011, 23:02)
Unixmen: "OIN or the Open Invention Network is
an industry-supporting independent group consisting of Linux users
in a linux-logoroyalty-free environment and be protected from
lawsuits for license infringement by proprietary software
Linux is all growed up now (Jun 25, 2011, 19:00)
ITWorld: The memes we clung to in days past
should be let go
Open source music identification technology launched (Jun 25, 2011, 15:03)
CMU: "A digital company called The Echo Nest
has launched a Shazam-style technology that is open source, and can
therefore be used by any developers wanting to incorporate
audio-based music identification into their product."
Faster password hashes cracking based on the DES algorithm on CPUs (Jun 25, 2011, 11:02)
Help Net Security: "Openwall released an
updated version of John the Ripper, a password security auditing
tool and open source project, providing the community with
improvements in the performance of cracking password hashes based
on the DES algorithm on CPUs."
Weekend Project: Setting up DNS Service Discovery (Jun 25, 2011, 09:00)
Linux.com: DNS Service Discovery (DNS-SD) is a
component of Zeroconf networking...
Exploring Art with Chrome Store (Jun 25, 2011, 07:01)
Computer Geek: "Being an artist in heart, I
started to explore different drawing apps in the store. In this
post I would like to introduce you to three different apps and my
experience with them."
Oracle's patents case against Google weakening (Jun 25, 2011, 05:03)
IT World: "Oracle's Java infringement case
against Google isn't going exceptionally well for the database
giant these days, with another setback delivered by the US Patent
and Trademark Office (USPTO) in the form of a patent reexamination
Ubuntu Linux, Day 23: Would You Like Some Wine With That? (Jun 25, 2011, 01:02)
PC world: "Over the course of the three weeks I
have been using Ubuntu so far for the 30 Days With Ubuntu Linux
series, there have been sporadic comments suggesting that I just
run this app or that app in a virtual Windows environment from
within Ubuntu. So, today I am taking a look at Wine."