Linux News for Oct 24, 2011
New planning for Mageia 2 (Oct 24, 2011, 23:00)
Mageia: Mageia 2 release will be delayed a
What's new in Linux 3.1 (Oct 24, 2011, 22:00)
The H Open: Among the most prominent
advancements of Linux 3.1 are the kernel's 3D support for new
NVIDIA graphics chips and virtualisation enhancements for KVM and
Kickstarter for Open-Source Projects? (Oct 24, 2011, 21:00)
LinuxJournal: The Web site
http://www.kickstarter.com is an interesting place. Basically, it's
a site that allows people to invest in various projects, giving
people real money to develop an idea.
Ubuntu Linux will try for the business desktop (Oct 24, 2011, 20:00)
ZDnet: Ubuntu has long been popular on the
Linux enthusiast desktop, but, so far it hasn't been very popular
on business desktops. Canonical plans on changing that with its
Git Tutorial: Branching and Merging (Oct 24, 2011, 19:21)
Wazi: It's time to learn about branch and
Wii! Linux 3.1 Released � or is that Linux 2.6.41? (Oct 24, 2011, 18:00)
InternetNews.com: While there are all kinds of
interesting new performance and scalability bits in Linux 3.1,
there is also something that you might not expect to see.
Microsoft signs another Android (and ChromeOS) patent deal (Oct 24, 2011, 17:00)
ITWorld:Early Sunday morning, Microsoft's legal
team triumphed over its developers once again, announcing the tenth
license agreement with an Android vendor of mobile phones and
Cloudy prognosis for mainframes (Oct 24, 2011, 16:00)
Mark Shuttleworth: The death of the mainframe
is about as elusive as the year of the Linux desktop.
An Intro to Linux Distros and Live CDs (Oct 24, 2011, 15:03)
Linuxaria: "With over 600 GNU/Linux
distributions available, 300 of which are under active development,
what's the best?"
Top Free Android SSH Tools (Oct 24, 2011, 14:01)
LinuxLinks: "This article selects high quality
Android software that lets users perform SSH related tasks on
Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On CentOS 6.0 (Oct 24, 2011, 13:03)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how you can
serve CGI scripts (Perl scripts) with nginx on CentOS 6.0."
Linux Kernel 3.1 Released, Adds Support for NFC Chips (Oct 24, 2011, 12:02)
Softpedia: "The new Linux kernel 3.1 brings
improvements for the Intel Ivy Bridge chips, support for Cedar
Trail, GMA500 enhancements, and much more."
The Microsoft Spin Machine Makes Racketeering Seem Acceptable (Oct 24, 2011, 11:02)
Tech Rights: "Microsoft's current strategy is
to make Android more expensive by means of extortion, as last we
mentioned just a few days ago."
World's Cheapest Tablet Running Android for educational institutions (Oct 24, 2011, 10:11)
LinuxTips: "The tablet is called 'Akash' and
was jointly developed by India in collaboration with the Datawind,
and can easily be obtained for ($45) 2,200/- in Indian rupees."
Android 4.0 developers will get their source code dessert (Oct 24, 2011, 09:02)
IT world: "all it delayed gratification, but it
looks like developers will be able to get their hands on Android
4.0 source code (code-named 'Ice Cream Sandwich') after all. Just
not right away."
7 Best GNOME Shell Extensions and How to Install them in Ubuntu 11.10 via PPA (Oct 24, 2011, 08:00)
Tech Drive-in: "GNOME Shell has came a long
since its first release and now is a very stable, fast and usable
shell for GNOME."
5 Open Source Games Come Together to Form 'Free Game Alliance' (Oct 24, 2011, 06:02)
Ubuntu Vibes: "All these games are cross
platform and works on Linux, Mac and Windows.
Interview: Jesper Schmidt Hansen, author of GNU Octave Beginner's Guide (Oct 24, 2011, 02:04)
FLOSS for Science: "This week's interview is
with Jesper Schmidt Hansen, nanofluidics scientist and author of
the GNU Octave Beginner's Guide, one of the few books on GNU Octave
besides the official GNU Octave manuals."