Linux News for Jun 30, 2011
Mozilla Thunderbird 5.0, a look at new features!| PPA Ubuntu (Jun 30, 2011, 23:00)
Unixmen: Wait...what happened to Thunderbird
WordPress 3.1.4 Updates for Security (Jun 30, 2011, 22:00)
eSecurityPlanet: Critical security update
issued for open source WordPress blog as next generation release
Fuduntu Programming Challenge Mark 2 (Jun 30, 2011, 21:07)
~/Blog: "I'm happy to announce the start of the
second Fuduntu programming challenge!"
Who Says You Can’t Make Money with Open Source? (Jun 30, 2011, 20:00)
Zemlin's Blog: It is ironic that I still hear
the following comment from a number of investors and business
people:'Open source is great, but you can't make any money with
Mandriva 2011 RC1 Looks Impressive, Screenshot Tour (Jun 30, 2011, 19:01)
Softpedia: "Mandriva, through Eugeni Dodonov,
announced a few minutes ago, June 29th, the immediate availability
for testing of the first Release Candidate version of the upcoming
Mandriva 2011 Linux operating system."
Open Source is not a Sin, It's a blessing (Jun 30, 2011, 18:00)
InternetNews: According to at least one analyst
and one open source vendor, the term open source is no longer an
What WebOS Means To HP, Linux, And You (Jun 30, 2011, 17:00)
TechCrunch: HP could have chosen to use Android
for their tablet..."
Using AutoYaST for customizing your appliance on first boot (Jun 30, 2011, 16:00)
OpenSUSE: "When building appliances with SUSE
Studio, I was often challenged with finding a way to configuring an
appliance on first boot."
GitHub's Linguist open sourced (Jun 30, 2011, 15:00)
The H Open: "GitHub has released its Linguist
library, designed to identify the programming language in a file,
as open source"
Red Flag Linux - Going critical (Jun 30, 2011, 14:00)
Dedoimedo: "What if I told you there's a Linux
distribution that might have as many as five times more users than
How to teach the next generation of open source with Scratch (Jun 30, 2011, 13:37)
OpenSource.com: "Do you ever wish your kids
would do something besides play video games on the computer?"
You've Got Firefox in my Pidgin: Instantbird 1.0 Launches (Jun 30, 2011, 12:00)
Linux.com: "What do you get when you combine
Firefox and Pidgin?"
MCSE or RHCE - Which certification should you be the most proud of? (Jun 30, 2011, 11:03)
Matthew Casperson's Hubfolio: "The most
significant difference between the MCSE and RHCE is that the RedHat
exam is entirely practical. You get a series of tasks to perform on
a live, real world RHEL install. So while the MCSE might as you
which kind if DNS server you would setup in a given situation, the
RHCE asks you to actually set up a caching DNS server."
Best of the lot: My top 5 media players for Ubuntu (Jun 30, 2011, 10:04)
Ubuntu Manual: "The Open Source wizard supports
a wide variety of software including media players. Today we review
some of the best media software available for Ubuntu's latest
OpenSUSE 11.4 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend (Jun 30, 2011, 08:03)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial explains the
installation of a Samba fileserver on OpenSUSE 11.4 and how to
configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to
Share Files Easily with ProFTPD (Jun 30, 2011, 06:07)
Wazi: "With ProFTPD server, you can allow users
to share files, and even allow people outside the corporate
firewall to send files to you, easily and securely."
Ubuntu Linux, Day 28: My Five Biggest Ubuntu Linux Complaints (Jun 30, 2011, 02:01)
PC World: "I want to state up front that I
actually had a hard time coming up with five things. I don't want
to steal any thunder from the final Day 30 post, but in general I
found Linux, and the tools available for Linux to be quite