Linux News for Nov 28, 2011
Dnsmasq For Easy LAN Name Services (Nov 28, 2011, 23:00)
Linux.com: When you want a good reliable and
easy-to-configure LAN name server, try Dnsmasq.
CrunchBang 10 update goes exclusively OpenBox (Nov 28, 2011, 22:00)
The H Open: This release has some new additions
but mainly focuses on the removal and cleaning up of the
Apache Server Hit by Reverse Proxy Flaw (Nov 28, 2011, 21:00)
eSecurityPlanet: Dangerous flaw puts internal
Web servers at risk, but there is a fix in the works.
Giving thanks for classic desktop options (Nov 28, 2011, 20:00)
ZDnet:There's always something to be thankful
for and I'm thankful for the ability to select a classic version of
my favorite desktop interfaces.
Using Twitter To Monitor Your Linux Server!
(Nov 28, 2011, 19:00)
Looking for the Source: Yes, you can use
Twitter for monitoring your server.
Linux Mint 12 Released - The Peacemaker? (Nov 28, 2011, 18:00)
ZDnet: One of the most anxiously-awaited Linux
releases in quite some time is now available for download on the
Linux Mint Mirrors worldwide.
Fedora 16 vs. Ubuntu 11.10 Performance Benchmarks (Nov 28, 2011, 17:00)
Phoronix: This is a comparison of the 64-bit
performance of Ubuntu 11.10 vs. Fedora 16 in an out-of-the-box
KDE Makes 4.8 Beta1 Available for Testing (Nov 28, 2011, 16:00)
KDE: KDE released the first beta for its
renewed Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform.
Linux 3.2 rc3 (Nov 28, 2011, 15:00)
Linus Torvalds: One quarter arch updates, two
quarters drivers, and one quarter random changes. Shake vigorously
and serve cold..
Install Memcached And PHP5-MemCached Module On Debian 6.0 (Squeeze) (Nov 28, 2011, 14:02)
HowtoForge: "This article is going to explain
how to install memcached and PHP5-MemCached module on a Debian
6.0(Squeeze) system with Apache2."
Ubuntu and Android Users Should Jump On New Firefox Updates (Nov 28, 2011, 13:01)
OSTATIC: "You can now get Firefox 8, which
Mozilla has made very clear is a major upgrade of the browser."
CrunchBang Linux 10 R20111125 Available for Testing (Nov 28, 2011, 12:04)
Softpedia: "CrunchBang Linux 10 R20111125 is
now powered by Linux kernel 2.6.39 and features the Openbox 3.5
desktop instead of the Xfce window manager."
Unity-Like Launcher For KDE: Icon Tasks Plasmoid (Nov 28, 2011, 11:01)
Web Upd8: "Icon Tasks is modified KDE 4.7
taskbar applet that comes with some of the best Unity / DockBarX
Koha dev sad, angry at American trademark grab (Nov 28, 2011, 10:02)
ITWire: "The original developer of the Koha
open source integrated library system (ILS) says he feels a mixture
of sadness and anger over the attempt by an American defence
contractor to trademark the name Koha in New Zealand."
A Bushel of Free, Open Source Tools for Working with Digital Photos (Nov 28, 2011, 06:01)
OSTATIC: "With holidays approaching for many of
us, people will be breaking out their cameras and taking
HTML5 will kill mobile apps? (Nov 28, 2011, 02:06)
ZDNet: "By forcing Web developers, and
ultimately Adobe, out of the Flash business, Apple made HTML5 apps
better. That's good for Safari users, but it's also good for users
on other Web platforms, like Android."