Linux News for Aug 23, 2011
Linux Top 5: LinuxCon Special Edition (Aug 23, 2011, 23:00)
LinuxPlanet: For this week's Linux roundup
we'll have a LinuxCon focus, with a look at the top five things
that came out of the event.
South Korean government to come up with their own smartphone platform (Aug 23, 2011, 22:02)
Ubergizmo: "It appears that the South Korean
government have decided to start developing their own open-source
smartphone operating system."
Announcing the release of Fedora 16 Alpha!! (Aug 23, 2011, 21:00)
Fedora: "This release offers a preview of some
of the best free and open source technology currently under
60 Open Source Tools for Protecting Your Privacy (Aug 23, 2011, 20:13)
Datamation: "Fortunately, the open source
community has developed a variety of tools to help you protect
yourself from threats."
Microsoft mounts campaign to win webOS developers (Aug 23, 2011, 19:01)
Rethink Wireless: "The WP7 team has a busy few
months ahead, but it has lost no time in targeting webOS
Under the Hood in Apache Lucene 4.0 (Aug 23, 2011, 18:02)
OSTATIC: "Simon Willnauer a core committer to
the Apache Lucene search project, and PMC Chair of Apache Lucene,
discusses what's under the hood in the upcoming release of Apache
PHP 5.3.8 Released to Fix 5.3.7 Update (Aug 23, 2011, 17:00)
InternetNews: From the 'Second Time is the
GIMP 2.7.3 released (Aug 23, 2011, 16:01)
It runs on Linux: "A new development version of
GIMP has been released; version 2.7.3. According to the developers
this version is packed with important new features &
improvements that brings us closer to GIMP 2.8.
Rapid7 Commits $100,000 to Open Source Security Projects (Aug 23, 2011, 15:03)
Help Net Security: "Rapid7 created a $100,000
investment fund to support up to seven promising open source
projects in the security industry."
Linux 3.1 rc3 (Aug 23, 2011, 14:00)
LKML: "..there it is, all fresh and new."
Android GPLv2 termination worries: one more reason to upgrade to GPLv3 (Aug 23, 2011, 13:00)
Free Software Foundation: Distributors lose
their rights when they violate GPLv2, but the Free Software
Foundation is more forgiving in its license enforcement...
The GNOME 2 Fork ‘Mate’ (Aug 23, 2011, 12:00)
OMGUbuntu: Is this a real GNOME fork?
Is Red Hat Interested in the Database Market? (Aug 23, 2011, 10:00)
Datamation: Is there a big database acquisition
on the Red Hat roadmap? Red Hat's CEO explains what he is
How to install Ubuntu Linux on an HP TouchPad (Aug 23, 2011, 08:00)
Liliputing: Fortunately you may not be stuck
with webOS… or at least not only with webOS.
Become an ImageMagick Ninja (Aug 23, 2011, 06:00)
Wazi: Want a powerful, scriptable bitmap image
editor that creates, edits, and converts images?
Linux Desktop Flamewars: Is the News Media Too Negative? (Aug 23, 2011, 00:01)
LXer: Is the tech press too focused on
negativity, to the detriment of the FOSS community?