Linux News for Oct 27, 2011
Open Source Clouds: Linux Distributions Choose Sides (Oct 27, 2011, 23:01)
Talkin' Cloud: "Red Hat, Canonical (Ubuntu) and
SUSE already compete in the Linux market. Now, they'll increasingly
compete in the cloud computing world."
Use s3cmd for Managing Amazon S3 Storage from the CLI (Oct 27, 2011, 22:03)
ServerWatch: "Amazon S3 storage is dirt cheap.
Whether it's for work or personal use, S3 makes for a great
repository for backups and other data you want to store."
Facebook Opens Up Open Compute (Oct 27, 2011, 21:00)
Datamation: Can hardware vendors benefit from
the open source model?
Digium Confirms Asterisk 10 Release, Media Engine Gets Makeover (Oct 27, 2011, 20:03)
CRN: "Digium Thursday confirmed the release of
Asterisk 10, the latest version of the 12-year-old Asterisk
open-source telephony platform."
Announcing Orion 0.3 (Oct 27, 2011, 19:00)
PlanetOrion: Orion - the Eclipse effort to
create a browser based IDE is growing up.
Some Analysts Still Don't Get It (Oct 27, 2011, 18:00)
Linux.com: In the early days of Linux, analysts
were spouting all kinds of nonsense about Linux.
Linux Foundation announces long-term support kernel tree for CE vendors (Oct 27, 2011, 17:00)
Ars: The project, which is called the Long Term
Stable Kernel Initiative (LTSI), could reduce the cost of producing
a custom Linux-based platform for a mobile or embedded system.
Kino: An Easy-Does-It but Incomplete Video Editor (Oct 27, 2011, 16:00)
Linux Insider: Video editors out to make
work-intensive, sophisticated compositions likely won't be
impressed with Kino.
Google fixes use-after-free memory flaws with new open source addressSanitizer tech (Oct 27, 2011, 15:00)
eSecurityPlanet: Chrome 15 gets a pile of
fixes, many of them for memory errors.
GitHub open sources Hubot chat robot (Oct 27, 2011, 14:00)
The H Open: GitHub has released Hubot, the
company's chat room robot, as open source.
Is Mozilla Seeking Salvation from Google with (gasp) Microsoft? (Oct 27, 2011, 13:00)
InternetNews: From the 'Strange Bedfellows'
Red Vs. Green: SUSE Backs OpenStack, Red Hat Stands Alone (Oct 27, 2011, 12:00)
ReadWriteWeb: This week, SUSE announced that it
had joined OpenStack and today the company announced a development
preview of SUSE Cloud which is powered by OpenStack.
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is SSL BEAST? (Oct 27, 2011, 11:03)
Webopedia: "Short for Browser Exploit Against
SSL/TLS, SSL Beast is an exploit that leverages weaknesses in
cipher block chaining (CBC) to exploit the Secure Sockets Layer
Helena the 3rd Released (Oct 27, 2011, 10:01)
Only Human Studios: "Helena the 3rd is now
complete and available to purchase from the Ubuntu Software Centre.
Helena the 3rd is a 3D action platforming game."
qrencode: Generate QR code via command line on Ubuntu (Oct 27, 2011, 07:02)
LinuxTips: "You can easily generate QR Code
under Ubuntu for this you need to install 'qrencode' package."
60 New Open Source Apps You've (Probably) Never Heard Of (Oct 27, 2011, 03:01)
Datamation: "For this list, we tried to find
some of the best FOSS projects that have launched within the last
couple of years. While a few of these have received some
significant media coverage and/or have large userbases, many are
emerging projects that haven't yet gained a lot of attention."