Linux News for Nov 30, 2011
Layered Open Source - A better open core model? (Nov 30, 2011, 23:00)
InternetNews: From the 'Old Open Source
Business Models Reborn' files...
Five Kernel Vulnerabilities Fixed in RHEL 5 (Nov 30, 2011, 22:02)
Softpedia: "Red Hat released a new kernel
update for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Desktop and Server
Mandriva Introduces New Media Player (Nov 30, 2011, 21:03)
OSTATIC: "ROSA Media Player (ROMP) is a fork of
MPlayer and SMPlayer with a sleek design and new features."
SwipePad: A Must Have App for Every Android Device (Nov 30, 2011, 20:01)
Tech Drive-in: "SwipePad is a simple
application that lets you launch any app with a single swipe action
from within any other app."
A conversation with Dave Neary (Nov 30, 2011, 19:03)
The H Open: "Richard Hillesley talked with Dave
Neary about his experience working with open source communities and
companies, and discovered that the important thing is not so much
what the rules are, but that everyone knows what they are."
appMobi Open Sources HTML5 Technologies (Nov 30, 2011, 18:02)
Dr.Dobb's: "HTML5 development shop appMobi will
now open source key elements of its mobile technology in an attempt
to accelerate industry migration to HTML5."
DIY search engine takes on Google (Nov 30, 2011, 17:04)
BBC News: "Backed by free software activists,
YaCy aims to literally put search into the hands of users by
distributing its indexing engine around the net."
Argentinean Tango with Gecko (Nov 30, 2011, 16:03)
DarkDuck: "The Linux distribution I am going to
talk about today is not brand-new. Actually, it is already more
than 10 years old."
Mageia 2 On Its Way (Nov 30, 2011, 15:06)
OSTATIC Blog: "Mageia released an early
developmental build of its upcoming version 2."
Open-source skills best hope for landing a good job (Nov 30, 2011, 14:01)
The Register: "Open-source technology skills
may be the best hope for landing a good job."
Why Supercomputing Matters (Nov 30, 2011, 13:03)
ServerWatch: "Progress at the high-end impacts
the low-end and midrange. It wasn't that long ago that the
capabilities of today's smartphone equalled those of a
Thunderbird 8.0 Officially Lands in Ubuntu 11.10 (Nov 30, 2011, 12:01)
Softpedia: "Canonical announced that the
Mozilla Thunderbird 8.0 email client is now available on the
official software repositories of the Oneiric Ocelot operating
The End of the Distro Wars (Nov 30, 2011, 11:00)
ITWorld: Arguing about "popular" distributions
Does Linux Mint 12 Measure Up? (Nov 30, 2011, 09:00)
Linux.com: As with any release with a major
overhaul, Linux Mint 12 has some hits and misses.
The Lustre Distributed Filesystem (Nov 30, 2011, 07:00)
LinuxJournal: There comes a time in a network
or storage administrator's career when a large collection of
storage volumes needs to be pooled together and distributed within
a clustered or multiple client network
Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance Buyer's Guide (Nov 30, 2011, 03:01)
EnterpriseStorageForum: "ZFS, of course, came
into the Oracle fold courtesy of its acquisition of Sun