Linux News for Sep 29, 2011
Will Windows 8 'Secure Boot' Lessen Linux Adoption? (Sep 29, 2011, 23:00)
Datamation: Windows 8's Secure Boot function
could hamper the use of desktop Linux.
GTK+ 3.2 Released With HTML5 And Wayland Backends (Sep 29, 2011, 22:00)
WEB UPD8: "GTK+ 3.2 has been released with two
eagerly expected features: experimental support for Wayland and
HTML5 Broadway backends."
The Kindle Fire and the Triumph of Open Source (Sep 29, 2011, 21:00)
Forbes: Today's big tech news is the release of
a new generation of Amazon Kindles.
Open source roars on OS X Lion (Sep 29, 2011, 20:00)
IT World: "I decided to take a look at the
popular open source applications available for OS X."
Should You Donate To Open Source Projects? (Sep 29, 2011, 19:00)
Simon Says...: "Where should I make a donation
to support the software?"
5 VDI Alternatives You Can Implement Now (Sep 29, 2011, 18:00)
ServerWatch: "Sure, there are some benefits to
centralized desktop management, but the costs are still too high
for practical implementation. Here are five VDI alternatives to
consider before betting the farm on a stranded technology."
Amazon's Linux AMI is All Grown Up (Sep 29, 2011, 17:00)
ReadWriteCloud: "Amazon has declared its Linux
Amazon Machine Image (AMI) production ready."
NeonView 0.2.0 Image Viewer First Version Released (Sep 29, 2011, 16:00)
TuxArena: "This is the first release of Ne
Linux 3.1 rc8 (Sep 29, 2011, 15:00)
Linus Torvalds: Another week, another -rc at
GNOME 3.2 Released (Sep 29, 2011, 14:00)
GNOME: Based on user feedback, lots of small
changes have been made to give a smoother experience in GNOME
Firefox 7 update for 10 flaws - SSL BEAST not among them. (Sep 29, 2011, 13:00)
eSecurityPlanet:Firefox 7 isn't just about
speed, there's also a long list of security patches. Surprisingly,
a fix for the SSL BEAST attack is not one of them.
Is NSFv4 Dead? (Sep 29, 2011, 12:00)
Samba: What does the future hold for NSFv4?
Fedora 16 Delayed by Two Weeks Too (Sep 29, 2011, 11:00)
OSTATIC: "Distinguished Fedora code monkey (I
think that's the title he prefers) Adam Williamson recently blogged
about the issues delaying release."
Microsoft's Samsung Android Patent Troll Win (Sep 29, 2011, 10:00)
Linux and Open Source: "So why since to this
very day Microsoft refuses to say what patents are being violated
or how, why are companies paying off Microsoft?"
Intel Joins Samsung for Tizen as Linux-based Meego Dies (Sep 29, 2011, 08:00)
Datamation:Yet another Linux mobile platform
bites the dust as new Tizen project is born from the ashes of
Facebook's Flashcache For The Linux Kernel (Sep 29, 2011, 06:00)
Phoronix: Facebook has made many open-source
contributions over the years.
Happy Birthday LibreOffice (Sep 29, 2011, 01:00)
InternetNews: Time sure does fly...