Linux News for Jun 28, 2011
How To Migrate From Trac To Redmine (Jun 28, 2011, 23:01)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial describes how to
migrate from trac to redmine."
Zend Server 5.5 Beta Advances PHP Automation (Jun 28, 2011, 22:00)
Developer.com: Ever wanted to automagically
deploy PHP apps on a clustered server/cloud setup?
5 Fun Android Apps for this Summer! (Jun 28, 2011, 21:01)
Unixmen: "This summers install apps on your
android and make the most out of your phone whether at work or on
Crunchbang Statler - Enable Suspend Button on Exit (Jun 28, 2011, 20:03)
Linux Made Easy: "A few moons ago, I posted how
to create a button for #! for suspend the computer on exit, but in
those days, Crunchbang was based on Ubuntu, and the software worked
different. In the present time, Crunchbang is Debian based, so
things change a little."
Facebook reveals next-gen Open Compute wares (Jun 28, 2011, 18:01)
The Register: "Companies such as Facebook will
profit or not based on how well their infrastructure scales, how
little it costs to acquire and operate, and how densely it can be
crammed into data centers."
How to Implement Bidirectional Interaction of Jetspeed Portlets Using Events (Jun 28, 2011, 17:03)
Wazi: "Jetspeed is an open portal platform
implemented in Java code released under the Apache License and XML.
Within a Jetspeed portal, you can aggregate individual portlets to
create a page, yet each portlet is an independent application."
Imagination, now in HD (Jun 28, 2011, 16:07)
Linuxaria: "Imagination is a lightweight and
simple DVD slide show maker for Linux and FreeBSD written in C
language and built with the GTK+2 toolkit. Imagination has been
designed from the ground up to be fast, light and easy-to-use."
The Five Best Desktop Linux Distributions (Jun 28, 2011, 15:00)
ZDnet: "After almost twenty years of working
with Linux desktops, here's Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols' pick of the
Linux 3.0-rc5 (Jun 28, 2011, 14:00)
LKML: "Nothing terribly exciting here...."
Converseen a Front End to ImageMagick (Jun 28, 2011, 13:03)
BeginLinux: "ImageMagick is a great tool to
manipulate images, it can crop, convert, modify and do many more
things on many differents formats, still itâ€™s
not so much used by users, why ?"
GCC 4.6.1 Released (Jun 28, 2011, 12:00)
GNU.org: The world's most popular compiler just
5 tips to get the most out of Tomboy notes (Jun 28, 2011, 11:00)
TechLaze: "Tomboy is one of the most powerful
notetaking desktop applications out there."
Protecting Linux Against DoS/DDoS Attacks (Jun 28, 2011, 10:00)
Security Blanket Technical Blog: "When I first
heard ridiculous-sounding terms like smurf attack, fraggle attack,
Tribal Flood Network (TFN), Trinoo, TFN2K, and stacheldraht, I
didn't take them too seriously.."
Canonical Alienates Their Major Asset (Jun 28, 2011, 09:00)
Blog of Helios: Editors Note: yeaah
more Ubuntu bashing flamebait.
John The Ripper Expedites Password Cracking (Jun 28, 2011, 08:00)
eSecurityPlanet: Chances are that if you've
tested password security in the last decade, you have heard of John
In defence of open source (Jun 28, 2011, 06:01)
Tech Central: "Late last year, I was asked to
audit some software that had been developed overseas and bought by
a large SA company to launch a new consumer website. It all looked
pretty straightforward, until I noticed a strange line in the
Why the Linux netbook crashed and burned (Jun 28, 2011, 04:06)
Linux and Open Source: "A friend of mine, Tom
Henderson, asked recently, Who killed the netbook? His well-thought
out answer blames a combination of smartphones; expensive, but
lightweight computers like the MacBook Air; and the rise of
tablets. I think all those played a role, but I put more of the
blame on Microsoft and Intel."
Miro 4.0.1 on the first glance -Feels like iTunes - Equalizer missing (Jun 28, 2011, 00:12)
Ubuntu Manual: "The new and improved version of
Miro 4 has been available to us for a couple of weeks now and it is
time to see what is new in it and what has been improved from