Linux News for Nov 23, 2011
Is CouchDB in Trouble? (Nov 23, 2011, 23:00)
InternetNews: From the 'Not so relaxing news'
Linux Top 5: openSUSE Moves Forward with 12.1 Release (Nov 23, 2011, 22:00)
LinuxPlanet: The release version numbering
system isn't the only Linux 'number' that is growing in leaps and
Tiny Core v4.1 Released (Nov 23, 2011, 21:00)
Tiny Core: Tiny gets some new features and
Linux syslog may be on way out (Nov 23, 2011, 20:00)
ITworld: In an effort to foil crackers attempts
to cover their tracks by altering text-based syslogs, as well as
improve the syslog process as a whole, two Red Hat developers are
proposing a new binary-based tool called The Journal that could
replace the syslog daemon in as early as the Fedora 17 release.
Linux Mint 12 Has Been Released, Download Now (Nov 23, 2011, 19:00)
Softpedia: Clement Lefebvre, father of the
Linux Mint project, unleashed the new and highly anticipated Linux
Mint 12 operating system, dubbed Lisa.
Five Gifts for Linux Lovers (Nov 23, 2011, 18:01)
Linux and Open Source: "Know someone who really
likes Linux? These gifts might hit the spot for this holiday
20 Most Highly Rated Applications to Install from Ubuntu Software Center (Nov 23, 2011, 17:04)
Tech Drive-in: "Many long-term Ubuntu
users(including me) overlook at the fact that, there are plenty of
good quality applications available free of cost in Ubuntu Software
Why your computer needs a firewall enabled (Nov 23, 2011, 16:02)
LinuxBSDos.com: "Many in our community do not
understand the basics of network security. I hope this short
article will shed some light on the topic."
Hey Adobe, Keep Your Hands Off My Ice Cream Sandwich! (Nov 23, 2011, 14:01)
Tech Laze: "Adobe, which decided to kill off
mobile-based Flash a few days back, will be delivering one last
update to its soon-to-be-dead technology."
How scary are GPL violations? (Nov 23, 2011, 13:02)
IT World: "While there seem to be many reports
and threats of potential GPL violations showing up in the tech
media and blogger community on a regular basis, there aren't many
reports of massive legal penalties and even formal settlements
Ubuntu Ambiance Style Empathy Messaging Theme (Nov 23, 2011, 12:00)
OMG Ubuntu: One of the great features of
Ubuntu's default instant messaging application 'Empathy' is the
support for 'Adium Message Styles'.
Who cares about your dang Desktop Environment?!
(Nov 23, 2011, 10:00)
Marcel Gange: Well, actually . . . I do.
Over time, Linux package dependencies show predator/prey relationship (Nov 23, 2011, 08:00)
Ars: You'll frequently hear references to a
"software ecosystem" on various platforms, but it's relatively rare
to see someone take that sort of terminology seriously.
Man Survives Steve Ballmer’s Flying Chair To Build ’21st Century Linux’ (Nov 23, 2011, 06:00)
Wired: Mark Lucovsky was the other man in the
room when Steve Ballmer threw his chair and called Eric Schmidt a