Linux News for Jul 29, 2011
Tech Comics: "Graph Theory for Geeks" (Jul 29, 2011, 23:00)
Datamation: Graph theory can be confusing.
Scientific Linux pushes RHEL clones forward (Jul 29, 2011, 22:00)
InternetNews: In Science and Linux we
Oracle Previews MySQL 5.6 (Jul 29, 2011, 21:00)
DatabaseJournal: Oracle commits to improving
the open source database.
A new way of measuring Openness, from Android to WebKit: The Open Governance Index (Jul 29, 2011, 20:03)
Vision Mobile: "Despite the widespread use of
open source, from Android to WebKit, there is one very important
aspect that has been neglected: openness and how to measure
Bitcoin not so anonymous, Irish researcher says (Jul 29, 2011, 19:01)
DW-WORLD.DE: "The value of the digital currency
has risen rapidly since its inception in 2009. Increasingly drawing
the attention of the tech community and governments alike, Bitcoin
is not without its flaws."
Mandriva 2011 Almost Ready, RC2 Released (Jul 29, 2011, 18:03)
OSTATIC: "Mandriva 2011 RC2 was released
yesterday with lots of bug fixes and stability improvements. In the
release announcement Eugeni Dodonov also introduced the new release
manager, Denis Koryavov from ROSA Labs."
Do Apple iPhones and iPads Outlast Google Android Devices? (Jul 29, 2011, 17:01)
The VAR Guy: "Unlike their Apple counterparts,
it looks like Android devices are seemingly disposable and become
outdated pretty darn quickly."
How to Run Scripts at Ubuntu Server Startup (Jul 29, 2011, 16:11)
BeginLinux: "Understanding how and which
scripts start at boot with Ubuntu is a bit challenging. There are
three ways currently to run scripts at startup with Ubuntu."
Explore the Universe: The Three Best Linux Stargazing Apps (Jul 29, 2011, 15:01)
Linux.com: "There are three superior Linux/FOSS
stargazing applications: KStars, Celestia, and Stellarium. Each one
is crammed full of pretty eye candy and scientific goodness, and
each one is distinctly different."
Raspberry Pi $25 PC goes into alpha production (Jul 29, 2011, 14:02)
Geek.com: "It will run Linux in some form, but
importantly it's only $25 and will allow access to the wealth of
free tools Linux has access to."
Build Blazing Fast PHP Websites with Memcached Distributed Caching
(Jul 29, 2011, 13:00)
PHPbuilder: Memcached offers great caching
advantages for PHP developers with a need for speed, and
integrating it is easier than you think.
Open Cloud Initiative launch fights cloud lock in (Jul 29, 2011, 12:03)
IT World: "Open data is a solution to the
problem that many users may not recognize they have: how to keep
their data accessible and controlled in an environment where that
data is increasing online and typically out of control and (at
Configuring iSCSI and adding iSNS Servers (Jul 29, 2011, 11:01)
BeginLinux: "In previous tutorials we've
learned SUSE has made life very easy for System Administrators
having developed graphical tools to manage many system components
including the iSCSI target. As with most things in life there is a
price to pay for this ease..."
What's Red Hat Doing With All That Cash? (Jul 29, 2011, 10:01)
Mad Money: Red Hat is generating lots of
cash..but where does it all go?
First Person Shooter 'Red Eclipse: Supernova Edition' Released for Linux (Jul 29, 2011, 09:01)
Ubuntu Vibes: "A new version for popular Linux
FPS game Red Eclipse has been released. Codenamed 'Supernova
Edition', this release sees many new features and changes."
Java SE 7 - A triumph for Oracle? (Jul 29, 2011, 08:00)
InternetNews: From the 'Life After Sun'
Old King of Computers now on Ubuntu (Jul 29, 2011, 01:03)
Ubuntu Manual: "The re-launched company of
Commodore will launch the Commodore 64 along with the PET and an
even more stunning re-launch of the Amiga computer."