Linux News for Aug 30, 2011
HP's webOS may yet live (but probably not with HP) (Aug 30, 2011, 23:00)
ITWorld: Maybe all those people buying up $99
TouchPads since HP announced it was killing off its webOS mobile
software business are getting more than they bargained for.
Fraudulent SSL Cert for Google Revoked (Aug 30, 2011, 22:00)
eSecurityPlanet: what happens when a CA issues
a fraudulent SSL certificate?
Apache HTTP Server 2.2.20 Released (Aug 30, 2011, 21:13)
Apache: We've fixed the byte range problem.
Open source is illegal? (Aug 30, 2011, 21:00)
opensource.com: Really? Sadly, this isn't
merely a provocative title, but rather is a real issue in some
As Linux Moves Into a New Decade, Companies Look for Linux Talent (Aug 30, 2011, 20:00)
Linux.com : As we head into a new decade, many
of The Linux Foundation's members are looking for Linux talent to
help advance the OS...
Slow HTTP DoS Vulnerability Test Tool (Aug 30, 2011, 19:00)
net-security: Slow HTTP DoS attacks rely on the
fact that the HTTP protocol, by design, requires requests to be
completely received by the server before they are processed.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Begins to Take Shape (Aug 30, 2011, 17:56)
Datamation: No that's not a typo. RHEL 7
development is underway.
Xbox 360 reset glitch hack, Xbox 360 Linux on its way? (Aug 30, 2011, 16:00)
IT Runs on Linux: Hackers GliGli & Tiros
developed a Hack which glitches all recent Xbox 360 Kernels to run
unsigned code on.
Australia's Defence Department in OpenOffice.org trial (Aug 30, 2011, 14:00)
Delimiter: OpenOffice set for adoption down
Run Linux on Windows without Virtualization using andLinux (Aug 30, 2011, 12:00)
Unixmen: If you are a windows user and you want
to try linux without using dual boot or a virtual machine andLinux
might be worth a try.
Firefox 6: A Firefox too far? (Review) (Aug 30, 2011, 10:00)
ZDnet: "Firefox 6 is better than the Firefox 5
Web browser. That's the good news. As for the rest, well I'm not
VMware Expands vFabric with Postgres Database (Aug 30, 2011, 08:00)
DatabaseJournal: VMware takes aim at Amazon RDS
and database.com with new database-as-a-service product.
Open Source for America Awards (Aug 30, 2011, 06:00)
Open Source for America: OSFA recently
celebrated its second anniversary and would once again like to
recognize some of the individuals, projects and deployments that
support OSFA's mission.