Linux News for Oct 25, 2011
Top 10 Tips for Improving Your Open Source Software Governance (Oct 25, 2011, 23:00)
DevX: Open source components can be a boon for
your software development, but they can also present risks. These
10 tips will help you manage the use and risks of open source
throughout the application development lifecycle.
Using LiLi to create a Bootable, Portable and Virtualized USB Drive (Oct 25, 2011, 22:00)
gHacks: LinuxLive USB Creator, or "LiLi", is a
quick way to create Live Linux USB drives that are persistent
PCLinuxOS Updated - Almost Overlooked (Oct 25, 2011, 21:00)
ZDnet: Somehow, I had managed to overlook the
release of a new base image for PCLinuxOS.
jQuery's New Project Will Fight for Every Developer Lost in the Web Standards Pit of Despair (Oct 25, 2011, 20:00)
ReadWriteWeb: The jQuery project announced a
new effort to work in support of web developers everywhere who are
interested in impacting conversations about web standards but are
unable to participate through existing channels, which are often
Does Android Make Microsoft More Money Than Windows Mobile? (Oct 25, 2011, 19:00)
Network World: Continued patent claims have
many riding the Android gravytrain
Creator Of Lisp, John McCarthy, Dead At 84 (Oct 25, 2011, 18:00)
TechCrunch: The creator of Lisp and arguably
the father of modern artificial intelligence, John McCarthy, died
Linux 3.0.8 (Oct 25, 2011, 17:00)
LKML: I'm announcing the release of the 3.0.8
Disable guest session and Ayatana scrollbar in Ubuntu 11.10 (Oct 25, 2011, 16:02)
LinuxBSDos.com : "Ubuntu 11.10, the latest
stable release of the popular Linux distribution, sports two guest
accounts, one in the login screen and the other accessible from an
active user session."
Flash Support among other features coming soon to Firefox for Android (Oct 25, 2011, 15:04)
Tech Laze: "Planned for Firefox 10 are features
like Flash Support, camera UI and safe browsing which will put the
open source browser at par with competitors like Dolphin and
Open Source Life Science Projects "Bioinformaticized" (Oct 25, 2011, 14:01)
Dr.Dobb's: ".NET Bio, formerly known as the
Microsoft Biology Foundation, is a bioinformatics toolkit that
includes a library of commonly used bioinformatics functions."
The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 11.10 (Oct 25, 2011, 13:02)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how you can
set up an Ubuntu Studio 11.10 desktop that is a full-fledged
replacement for a Windows desktop."
Opscode Brings Chef to Windows (Oct 25, 2011, 12:01)
ServerWatch: "Managing server and application
configuration on Linux and Unix boxes during the past several years
has gotten easier thanks to open source tools like Chef and
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is Unity? (Oct 25, 2011, 11:03)
Webopedia: "As a shell interface, Unity
provides the underlying Ubuntu OS with a distinct, consistent look
and feel while providing functionality for working with
applications within the operating system."
Xrandr: Solve Screen Resolution Issues via command line in Ubuntu / Debian (Oct 25, 2011, 09:03)
LinuxTips: "Xrandr (X Rezise and Rotare) is a
command line utility available in your Linux system for reseting
and resizing your screen resolution."
Build the 2006 prototype of Raspberry Pi's $25 PC (Oct 25, 2011, 05:02)
Geek.com: "As the launch of the $25 PC gets
ever closer (sometime next month), members of the Raspberry Pi team
have found time to start blogging about the history of the
Best Robotics Software for Linux (Oct 25, 2011, 01:15)
Tech Source: "We've got a list of some of the
best and coolest Robotics software out there for Linux."