Linux News for Sep 30, 2011
Getting your hands dirty : installing and using Gentoo (Sep 30, 2011, 18:01)
Linux Career: If you ask around about Gentoo,
chances are you will get mixed reviews
100+ awesome free and open source applications (Sep 30, 2011, 17:06)
Seopher: "Be it free, open source, web-based or
merely passive trials - the number of top quality items on offer is
Pardus 2011.2 review (Sep 30, 2011, 16:03)
LinuxBSDos: Pardus is a Linux distribution
developed by the Turkish National Research Institute of Electronics
and Cryptology (UEKAE), an arm of the Scientific and Technological
Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
Canonical launches Ubuntu App Developer platform for curious coders (Sep 30, 2011, 15:02)
Engadget: "Creating apps for Ubuntu is about to
get a lot easier, now that the folks over at Canonical have
launched the Ubuntu App Developer platform."
Ten years of the Lucene search engine at Apache (Sep 30, 2011, 14:00)
The H Open: The Apache Foundation is
celebrating the 10th anniversary of the arrival of the full text
search engine Lucene at the foundation
The Air Force's secure Linux distribution (Sep 30, 2011, 13:00)
ZDnet:Linux has long had a close, working
relationship with governments, but Lightweight Portable Security
(LPS) is the first official U.S. Linux distribution.
Webcam Drivers For Ubuntu (Sep 30, 2011, 12:00)
Matt Hartley Dot Com: "Find out how to
troubleshoot webcam issues in Ubuntu."
GNOME 3.2's New File Manager, Emperor (Sep 30, 2011, 11:00)
Softpedia: "Inspired by the ever popular
Midnight Commander file manager, Emperor is just a 'baby' at this
time, but soon it will be integrated into the GNOME desktop
environment and will feature GIO and GVfs support."
Amazon Kindle Fire's Silk browser sounds privacy alarm bells (Sep 30, 2011, 10:00)
Naked Security: The real news isn't just
another Android tablet though, it's the new mobile browser Amazon
introduced called Silk.
Interview: Andy Spencer, developer of Aweather a meteorological data viewer (Sep 30, 2011, 08:00)
FLOSS For Science: "This week's interview is
with Andy Spencer, developer of Aweather, a free software for
visualizing meteorological radar data."
Linus Torvalds speaks about kernel fun, gadgets (Sep 30, 2011, 06:00)
Linux-BG: "... that 'black coat' you speak of
is actually a pretty ratty bathrobe. They'll have to sex it up a
bit if they ever make a movie about it."
Australian Linux users file formal complaint over Windows 8 booting (Sep 30, 2011, 01:00)
Delimiter: "A number of Australian Linux users
have filed a formal complaint with the national competition
regulator over what many perceive to be restrictive practices
introduced in upcoming Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system."