Linux News for Jun 29, 2011
Cisco Cius Android Tablet Set For Release (Jun 29, 2011, 23:00)
EnterpriseMobileToday: A year after first being
announced, Cisco finally is set to deliver an open source Android
Do more with less on Linux terminal (Jun 29, 2011, 22:01)
Linuxaria: "The Linux command less is similar
to cat, but with less you can scroll the file instead of showing
the file at once. With less command you can scroll up in the file
as well as down, where with the Linux command more you can only
scroll down the file."
Google Chrome 12 Updates for 7 Flaws (Jun 29, 2011, 21:00)
Datamation: Google releases security update for
Sweden-based Designer Wins 20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt Contest with Flying Penguin Design (Jun 29, 2011, 20:00)
Linux.com: "After twenty years of hard work,
this penguin has managed to take off."
Command-line Photographic Workflow on�Linux (Jun 29, 2011, 19:00)
Scribbles and Snaps: "It is possible to set up
a photographic workflow built around command-line tools that can
handle a wide range of photographic tasks"
Despite the U.S. CIO's Exit, Open Source Is Entrenched in the Federal Government (Jun 29, 2011, 18:00)
OStatic: In mid-June, as the United States'
first federal CIO, Vivek Kundra announced that he has decided to
leave his post, many people wondered if the open source initiatives
that he drove in his short time as CIO would fade with him."
ApacheCon 2011 announces theme and core program (Jun 29, 2011, 17:00)
ApacheCon: "ApacheCon 2011 Announces "Open
Source Enterprise Solutions, Cloud Computing, and Community
Enterprise Apps Today: Actuate Adds Hadoop to Open Source Business Intelligence (Jun 29, 2011, 16:01)
Enterprise Apps Today: "Application developers
can now use BIRT 3.7 from the Eclipse Foundation to access Hadoop
using Hive Query Language (HQL)."
PCLinuxOS KDE 2011.6 now available (Jun 29, 2011, 15:00)
The H Open: "The PCLinuxOS development team has
released the KDE version of the 2011.6 Edition of its
beginner-friendly Linux distribution."
Linux Top 5: Red Hat's Billion Reasons to Love Linux (Jun 29, 2011, 14:00)
LinuxPlanet: . Red Hat grows earnings as Linux
3.0 gets faster and GNOME gets new leadership.
Sony CEO blurs line between Linux and piracy at shareholders’ meeting (Jun 29, 2011, 13:02)
ZDNET: "Ignoring a call for his resignation at
Sony's latest shareholder meeting, CEO Howard Stringer blurred the
line between installing Linux on the PlayStation 3 and pirating
Linus Torvalds Doesn’t Understand User Space Storage (Jun 29, 2011, 12:01)
Gluster: "Linus's ideas about filesystems are
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is Webian Shell? (Jun 29, 2011, 10:04)
Webopedia: "Webian Shell is an open source
prototype full-screen Web browser you can use on any device that
doesn't need to run a desktop."
The Failed Experiment of Software Patents (Jun 29, 2011, 09:03)
Computer World UK: "Without doubt one of the
more cynical applications of intellectual monopolies is Oracle suit
Load Testing and Benchmarking With Siege (Jun 29, 2011, 08:01)
ServerWatch: "Getting ready to roll out a site,
but not sure how it will perform in real-world use? Take a look at
Siege, a load-testing and benchmarking utility that will help
stress test your setup before exposing it to the world."
Nonprofit helps government expand open source software usage (Jun 29, 2011, 06:04)
Network World: "The U.S. government is still
very much a Windows world, but a group dedicated to bringing open
source software into public agencies says it is seeing progress on
Yahoo! seeds Hadoop startup on open source dream (Jun 29, 2011, 01:04)
The Register: "Yahoo! is creating a new company
with its core Hadoop engineering team, seeking to rapidly expand
the scope of the open source distributed number-crunching platform
and ultimately bring it to a much wider audience."
nD, New $10 Gaming Handheld Device Runs Custom Embedded Linux Firmware (Jun 29, 2011, 00:04)
Ubuntu Vibes: "nD is a new indie handheld
gaming device currently in prototyping phase."