Linux News for Nov 21, 2011
irssi For Beginners (Nov 21, 2011, 22:01)
Linux Forums: "I use irssi daily in order to
communicate with different people in IRC Chat Channels."
VMware Workstation: The perfect staging tool. (Nov 21, 2011, 20:02)
Virtually Speaking: "Did you ever find a tool
that you really like and realize that you can't live without it?
That's how I am with VMware Workstation (WS)."
Tech Comics: "Apple's Siri on the Star Trek Enterprise" (Nov 21, 2011, 19:03)
Datamation: "We can be thankful that the Star
Trek Enterprise was not made by Apple."
Top 6 Linux and BSD graphical installation programs (Nov 21, 2011, 18:01)
LinuxBSDos.com: "New users tend to flock to
distributions with easy to use installation programs, that is, to
distributions with graphical installers."
Open source biometrics technology for mobile devices, PCs and servers (Nov 21, 2011, 17:02)
Help Net Security: "DigitalPersona has open
sourced its new MINEX-certified FingerJetFX fingerprint feature
Awoken 2.3 Brings New Themes, Better Support for Unity, GNOME Shell in Ubuntu 11 (Nov 21, 2011, 16:01)
Tech Drive-in: "Latest iteration of AwOken
comes with a number of updates which makes it look more integrated
with Ubuntu's Unity and GNOME Shell desktops."
Fedora 16 GPT disk partitioning guide (Nov 21, 2011, 15:06)
LinuxBSDos.com: "GPT, or GUID Partition Table,
is an alternate partition scheme that eliminates the restrictions
of the MBR or Master Boot Record partitioning scheme."
Linux Kernel Vulnerability Affects Ubuntu 11.10 OMAP4 (Nov 21, 2011, 14:03)
Softpedia: "A Linux kernel security
vulnerability was discovered in the Linux kernel for OMAP4
packages, affecting the Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating
Small tech companies, big wins (Nov 21, 2011, 13:02)
IT World: "Here are four tales of small
ventures that succeeded where the big money failed."
How misinformation can still hurt FLOSS (Nov 21, 2011, 12:01)
IT World: "There seems to be a bit of confusion
out there about what open source means in terms of security."
HealthCheck Ubuntu - The search for unity (Nov 21, 2011, 11:04)
The H Open: "For the first time since the
release of Warty Warthog in October 2004, an Ubuntu release is not
being greeted with universal acclaim."
Kororaa 14 Is No Longer Supported (Nov 21, 2011, 07:01)
Softpedia: "Chris Smart announced last evening,
November 14th, that the Kororaa 14 operating system is no longer
supported, and that the download links have been removed."
How To Password-Protect Directories With mod_auth_mysql On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze) (Nov 21, 2011, 03:02)
HowtoForge: "This guide explains how to
password-protect web directories (with users from a MySQL database)
with mod_auth_mysql on Apache2 on a Debian Squeeze server."