Linux News for Oct 28, 2011
The Linux Desktop: Rich with educational software (Oct 28, 2011, 23:01)
The open source revolution: "Sure, I've used
some educational software for GNU/Linux like Stellarium and
Celestium which are excellent astronomy programs, but I've never
really looked to see what is available for children."
Apple open sources its ALAC lossless audio codec (Oct 28, 2011, 22:03)
The H Open: "Apple has announced the release of
its ALAC lossless audio codec as open source."
Top 5 Android Launchers Worth Trying Out (Oct 28, 2011, 21:01)
Tech Drive-in: "If you are thinking about
customizing Android, Launchers are a good place to start."
Automated deployment of Ubuntu with Orchestra (Oct 28, 2011, 20:00)
Mark Shuttleworth: Orchestra is one of the most
exciting new capabilities in 11.10.
Xplico a network forensic analysis tool (Oct 28, 2011, 19:01)
Linuxaria: "The goal of Xplico is extract from
a captured internet traffic the applications data contained. To do
it Xplico support a large serie of plugins that can decode the
Need a Mobile Web Browser? (Oct 28, 2011, 18:02)
Webopedia: "There are a number of Web browsers
available to choose from – each with its own distinctive look
and features. Try this list of 7."
Digium Cranks Open Source Asterisk to 10 (Oct 28, 2011, 17:00)
InternetNews: From the 'I was a 1.0 user!'
Making UEFI Secure Boot Work With Open Platforms (Oct 28, 2011, 16:00)
Linux Foundation: "Secure boot" is a technology
described by recent revisions of the UEFI specification;
The art of unit testing explained (Oct 28, 2011, 15:03)
Linux User & Developer: "Software
development and testing are considered to be two sides of the same
coin. Swayam Prakasha explores and explains one of the most
important methodologies in modern software development."
Kwort is Still Around? (Oct 28, 2011, 14:01)
OSTATIC: "I noticed on Distrowatch.com that a
third release candidate for 3.2 had been released. Because it's
been four years since my last look, I thought another was waaay
How To Migrate Mailboxes Between IMAP Servers With IMAP TOOLS (Oct 28, 2011, 13:03)
HowtoForge: "This guide explains how you can
migrate mailboxes between IMAP servers with IMAP TOOLS."
First OpenStack cloud now open for business (Oct 28, 2011, 12:01)
GigaOM: "Managed-hosting provider turned cloud
provider now has an OpenStack-based cloud ready for public
consumption, beating even OpenStack founder Rackspace to the
Desktops the final Linux frontier (Oct 28, 2011, 11:04)
socallinuxexpo.org: "Open Source software is
alive and well. However, if you asked a member of a PC Club (ie
Windows) about Linux, he or she might or might not know about
Crash course: Virtualization with KVM on Ubuntu Server (Oct 28, 2011, 10:03)
IT World: "In this crash course we'll quickly
get KVM up and running on Ubuntu Server, install multiple guests,
manage storage, and migrate guests to new hosts."
A Puppy for Slackers (Oct 28, 2011, 06:01)
OSTATIC: "Mick Amadio announced a new puppy
built with packages from Slackware."
Interview: Eagle Genomics, open source solution provider for genome content management (Oct 28, 2011, 02:04)
FLOSS For Science: "This week we have an
interview with Richard Holland, Chief Business Officer and
Co-Founder of Eagle Genomics a bioinformatics company that
leverages scientific open source software to support its business