Linux News for Dec 12, 2011
Facebook Accelerates PHP with HipHop Virtual Machine (Dec 12, 2011, 23:00)
InternetNews:From the 'Evolution of PHP'
Should Your Job Title Be More Creative? (Dec 12, 2011, 22:04)
Mashable: "Sales Ninja, Linux Geek, Marketing
Rockstar. These are all real job titles being used in the business
Linux 3.2 rc5 (Dec 12, 2011, 21:00)
Linus Torvalds: "...Santa doesn't like it when
I curse a lot in email."
2011: The year of the Android OS (Dec 12, 2011, 20:01)
Hardware 2.0: "ndroid is, without a doubt, the
most successful Linux distro out there. And it's only going to go
from strength to strength come 2012."
Getting Started with Mercurial (Dec 12, 2011, 19:03)
Wazi: "Mercurial is written in Python and C,
which makes it easily hackable if you need some functionality the
project doesnâ€™t offer already. It's also
Euler Math Toolbox: An interview with Ren� Grothmann (Dec 12, 2011, 18:01)
FLOSS For Science: "Euler is similar to FreeMat
or MatLab, but it has its own take on how to do things."
Holiday Gift Ideas for Linux and Android Fans (Dec 12, 2011, 17:03)
Tech Source: "Remember that geeks are really
choosy about the gadgets they use; hand them over the wrong one
(Windows, cough, cough, Mac, cough, cough), and you'll see them
3 application-level firewalls for Linux distributions (Dec 12, 2011, 16:01)
LinuxBSDos.com: "An application firewall, like
a stateful packet filter, is not a one-shot security solution. It
merely adds an extra layer of security to a system."
Automate Install With AutoYaST Answer Files (Dec 12, 2011, 15:03)
BeginLinux: "This is the final article on
installing opensuse. Today we'll be tackling how to automate an
install with AutoYaST answer files."
Microsoft welcomes OSI open source to Win8 store (Dec 12, 2011, 14:01)
The Register: "Most, but not all, open-source
apps are being welcomed by Microsoft into the Windows 8 Windows
CentOS 6.1 Is Now Available for Download (Dec 12, 2011, 13:01)
Softpedia: "The new CentOS 6.1 operating system
is based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 distribution, and it
brings all the features that are present in the RHEL distro, with
which is 100% binary compatible."
webOS: The latest open source, Linux distribution (Dec 12, 2011, 12:02)
LinuxBSDos.com: "The source or cause of the joy
is none other than the announcement from HP that webOS will be, in
their own words, a 'pure open source project.' Awesome!"
7 Plasma Widgets To Make Your KDE More Social (Dec 12, 2011, 11:01)
TechLaze: "Nothing beats updating your social
networks right from your main desktop."
Report: DARPA Cozies Up to Open Source (Dec 12, 2011, 10:07)
OSTATIC: "Among organizations that favor closed
technology development, DARPA would have to qualify as one of the
most traditionally closed outfits of all."
Opensource Asset Managment software: GLPI (Dec 12, 2011, 06:01)
Linuxaria: "GLPI, stands for for Gestionnaire
libre de parc informatique (Free Management of Computer Equipment),
is a web-based application developed in PHP that uses Mysql as
database server and XML for generating reports."
Download Linux Kernel 3.2 RC5 and Linux Kernel 3.1.5 (Dec 12, 2011, 02:01)
Softpedia: "Linux kernel 3.2 RC5 incorporates
various Btrfs and XFS changes, network updates, as well as new GPU,
network, MD and sound drivers."