Linux News for Oct 31, 2011
Mega Games Pack: Hundreds of Free and Open Source Games for Ubuntu (Oct 31, 2011, 23:01)
Ubuntu Vibes: "MGP is currently in beta testing
mode so there will be bugs and issues. Also only one developer is
working on it at the moment so keep that in mind."
Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oct 31, 2011, 22:02)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how you can
install Nginx on an Ubuntu 11.10 server with PHP5 support (through
PHP-FPM) and MySQL support."
Why OpenMAMA is the Future of Open Source (Oct 31, 2011, 21:00)
InternetNews: A group of financial firms have
come together under the auspices of the Linux Foundation in a new
open source effort known as, OpenMAMA (Middleware Agnostic
Messaging API ).
GoAccess - Visual apache/Nginx log analyzer (Oct 31, 2011, 20:01)
Ubuntu Geek: "GoAccess is an open source
real-time Apache log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a
terminal in *nix systems."
Shuttleworth: Linux Power Users Aren't too Cool for Unity (Oct 31, 2011, 19:00)
Datamation: Ubuntu now has 20 million users as
founder takes aim at Unity interface criticism and lays out a plan
for the cloud, desktop and everything in between.
New LibreOffice Extension Website Live (Oct 31, 2011, 18:03)
OSTATIC: "Now you can customize your office
suite and save time and energy with the new extension and template
How to Convince Your Friends to Use Linux, Without Being a Jerk (Oct 31, 2011, 17:01)
Tech Source: "Some simple tips that will help
you convince your Windows or Mac-crazy friends into using
Open core or dual licensing? The example of MySQL (Oct 31, 2011, 16:02)
The H Open: "It has been suggested that Oracle
might be planning to move MySQL away from dual licensing to an open
Ubuntu Linux heads to smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs (Oct 31, 2011, 15:01)
Linux and Open Source: "Canonical plans to take
on Android, iOS and Windows on the smartphones, tablets and smart
Android smartwatch smackdown! (Oct 31, 2011, 14:02)
Device Guru: "Two startups are about to go
'chrono y chrono' with competing Android smartwatch gizmos."
How To Configure A pfSense 2.0 Cluster Using CARP (Oct 31, 2011, 13:01)
HowtoForge: "In this HowTo I will show you how
to configure a pfSense 2.0 Cluster using CARP Failover."
The answer to the BYOD question is Virtualization. (Oct 31, 2011, 12:02)
Virtually Speaking: "Virtualization seems to be
everyone's answer to every problem. For BYOD, it might just be the
answer to stressed budgets and user happiness."
Libguestfs 1.14 Rolls Out (Oct 31, 2011, 11:03)
Network World: New tools help users analyze and
fix alignment problems in guests.
The Best Time Tracking App for Linux (Oct 31, 2011, 10:01)
Lifehacker: Sadly, the time tracking apps
available for Linux all have issues as of right now, but the best
option is certainly the Linux-specific, super simple Hamster.
Find some scary apps for your phone (Oct 31, 2011, 09:03)
Digital Life: "Find haunted houses to visit in
your area, read spooky stories or turn a loved one into a
9 Incredible Tech-Themed Halloween Costumes (Oct 31, 2011, 08:06)
Mashable: "Memes are huge this year. So are
video game birds, superheros and working iPhone bodysuits. The year
2011 has never seen so many tech-inspired Halloween costumes."
Halloween Tech: Weird, Spooky and Odd Technology Terms (Oct 31, 2011, 07:36)
Webopedia: "Who knows, maybe one of the
following tech terms will spawn a costume idea that will bring
first place at this year's office (IT) Halloween party."
Trick or Tracker (Oct 31, 2011, 07:02)
Trick or Tracker: "Track your child's Android
from any smartphone in real time. The parent has on their screen a
map with a little pumpkin and they can see where their child
Computerworld UK: Did you know Microsoft tried
to buy Netscape? Great blog post about Mozilla, its origins and its
Automate CentOS 6.0 Installation With Kickstart (Oct 31, 2011, 02:00)
Wazi: Automating Linux server installation
promotes better security, stability, and performance through
standardized setup, saves administrators' time, and decreases the
chance of human mistakes.