Linux News for Jul 11, 2011
Cisco Expands Entry Level Routing (Jul 11, 2011, 23:00)
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Cisco release yet
another Linux powered small business router
The Core HTTP Module in Nginx (Jul 11, 2011, 22:03)
PACKT Publishing: "Due to its modular
architecture and small footprint, it has been the default choice
for a lot of smaller Web 2.0 companies to be used as a
load-balancing proxy server. It supports most of the existing
backend web protocols such as FCGI, WSGI, and SCGI."
BackTrack 5 review � if you�re serious about pentesting don�t leave home without (Jul 11, 2011, 21:01)
Linus User & Developer: "BackTrack is a
well-known specialized Linux distribution focusing on security
tools for penetration testers and security professionals, but it
now offers a lot in terms of forensics."
Introduction to Linux MultiMedia Studio (LMMS) (Jul 11, 2011, 20:03)
Linuxaria: "LMMS is a free cross-platform
alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow
you to produce music with your computer."
Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu Classic 11.04 Desktop (GNOME) (NVIDIA GeForc (Jul 11, 2011, 19:01)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how you can
enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) desktop
with the classic GNOME interface, i.e., no Unity."
13 fun Android apps for Linux/Unix fans! (Jul 11, 2011, 18:07)
Unixmen: "In this post I have compiled a list
of apps that will particularly interest Linux users. Some apps are
intended for mere fun while you will find others helpful for
VirtualBox 4.1 Beta 2 gains PCI passthrough support (Jul 11, 2011, 17:04)
The H Open: "The VirtualBox development team
has released a second beta of version 4.1.0 of its open source
desktop virtualisation application for x86 hardware."
Commodore 64's revival (Jul 11, 2011, 16:02)
News in a Box: "In the standard format,
Commodore 64 comes with a 2 GB memory, that can be extended until 4
GB and it can be connected at the newest television devices on the
A Changing Web Culture Fits With Red Hat (Jul 11, 2011, 15:00)
Wall St. Journal: "Jim Whitehurst sees user
collaboration as the wave of the future, not only for technology
companies but for the business world at large. "
Facebook trapped in MySQL 'fate worse than death' (Jul 11, 2011, 14:00)
Gigaom: Can MySQL scale?
Linux Mint signs a partnership with AYKsolutions (Jul 11, 2011, 13:00)
Linux Mint: We're signing up sponsors and
Boycott Novell Concluded
(Jul 11, 2011, 12:00)
Techrights: Remnants of Novell have moved to
other companies; is it time to let the "Boycott Novell" project be
PostgreSQL vs. MySQL: Which Is the Best Open Source Database? (Jul 11, 2011, 11:00)
Wazi: "When you're choosing a database, you're
making a long-term decision, because changing your mind later is
difficult and expensive. You want to get it right the first
Ubuntu Developer Week Kicks Off (Jul 11, 2011, 10:00)
Ubuntu: "In just five years, Ubuntu has become
the most popular Linux distribution in the world with millions of
Apple Time Machine Come To Linux, Sort Of (Jul 11, 2011, 08:00)
Phoronix: "Basic read-only support for better
managing Apple Time Machine back-ups is now available to Linux
users via a new virtual file-system aptly called the Time Machine
Web app test framework Selenium 2.0 now available (Jul 11, 2011, 06:00)
The H Open: Selenium 2.0, the web testing
framework, has been released.