Linux News for Dec 21, 2011
CentOS 6.2 Already? (Dec 21, 2011, 23:00)
InternetNews: From the "Open Source Project
That Could' files..
Linux: 20 Iptables Examples For New SysAdmins (Dec 21, 2011, 22:01)
nixCraft: "This Linux based firewall is
controlled by the program called iptables to handles filtering for
IPv4, and ip6tables handles filtering for IPv6."
6 Best BURG Themes and How to Install BURG Themes in Ubuntu 11.10? (Dec 21, 2011, 21:03)
Tech Drive-in: "BURG can be extensively
customized and there are a number of good quality BURG themes
available all over the web for free."
Nine Open Source Discoveries I Made in 2011 (Dec 21, 2011, 20:04)
Datamation: "Many of these discoveries were not
new in 2011, although several came into their own during the year.
However, until the last twelve months, they were new to me. All are
worth mentioning, just in case you've missed them."
Apache forges ahead with OpenOffice.org suite (Dec 21, 2011, 19:01)
Developer World: "In its new role as steward of
the OpenOffice.org open source office suite, the Apache Software
Foundation expects to offer an Apache-branded version of the
package for developers in 2012."
Download and Test LibreOffice 3.5.0 Beta 1 (Dec 21, 2011, 18:03)
Softpedia: "The Document Foundation also
announces the first LibreOffice 3.5 bug hunting session, which will
be held in a virtual environment between December 28th and December
Crash course: Embedded programming with Arduino (Dec 21, 2011, 17:00)
ITworld: Demand for embedded programming is
growing like crazy, so anyone looking for some job security might
consider becoming an ace embedded programmer.
Firefox Add-On Bypasses SOPA DNS Blocking (Dec 21, 2011, 16:00)
Torrent Freak: The pending Stop Online Piracy
Act (SOPA) continues to inspire opponents to come up with creative
solutions to circumvent it.
Linux Top 5: Oracle Chases Red Hat Release Cycle (Dec 21, 2011, 15:00)
Linux Planet: If imitation is the sincerest
form of flattery, than Red Hat should be flattered by Oracle
Metasploit on Amazon Kindle (Dec 21, 2011, 14:00)
k0st: Let me tell you immediately, no patches
to Metasploit needed.
tcpdump fu (Dec 21, 2011, 13:00)
Linux Journal: Packet capture is one of the
most fundamental and powerful ways to do network analysis.
Mozilla Releases Firefox 9, Renews Google Deal (Dec 21, 2011, 11:00)
Datamation: New type inference model will make
the browser faster, as Mozilla has renewed its search deal with
Red Hat Grows Million-Dollar Linux Deals (Dec 21, 2011, 07:00)
ServerWatch: Growth is coming from multiple
areas of the company and thanks in no small part to a large number
of big deals.
PDNSD HowTo - A DNS Caching Personal Server (Fedora 16) (Dec 21, 2011, 03:02)
HowtoForge: "PDNSD is a non authoritative
caching DNS server. It maintains a disk cache of the queries that
your system performs and subsequent queries will be faster from the