Linux News for Dec 30, 2011
Linux Mint's Cinnamon: A GNOME 3.x shell fork (Dec 30, 2011, 22:00)
ZDnet: GNOME 3.2 keeps losing fans so leading
Linux desktop distribution Mint turns its attention to forking the
GNOME shell into a GNOME 2.x like desktop: Cinnamon.
Two decades of Linux: the big open source stories of 2011 (Dec 30, 2011, 20:00)
Ars: In 1999, Linux founder Linus Torvalds
joked about plans for world domination. But as the Linux kernel
celebrated its 20th birthday this year, Linux, and open source in
general, have achieved a limited version of world domination.
Wargus - Open-Source Warcraft II On Linux (Dec 30, 2011, 18:00)
Phoronix: An update has been released to
Wargus, an open-source version of the Warcraft II game that was
originally released back in the 90's
Matt Mullenweg's Resolutions for 2012 (Dec 30, 2011, 16:00)
GigaOM: Founder of WordPress opens up about his
views of the year ahead.
Demystifying Krita with Comics (Dec 30, 2011, 14:00)
Linux.com: Linux painting apps like Krita can
produce stellar results.
GNOME 3.3.3 Heats Things Up For GNOME 3.4 (Dec 30, 2011, 12:00)
Phoronix: GNOME 3.3.3 is now available as the
latest update in what will ultimately become GNOME 3.4 next
Facebook shuts down EventPress development (Dec 30, 2011, 10:01)
Always Right: "The legal department of Facebook
has recently forbidden EventPress developer, Kunal Bhalla, to
continue his (brilliant) work on EventPress, as it's similar to a
Facebook product (Facebook events)."
The Top Five Linux Stories of 2011 (Dec 30, 2011, 08:00)
ZDnet:: 2011 was a big year for Linux, but then
what year isn't a big one for Linux these days?
Using OpenLDAP for Remote Authentication (Dec 30, 2011, 06:04)
Wazi: "Here's an introduction to the software
and instructions on how to implement OpenLDAP as an authorization
Suicide Linux, Not for the Faint Heart (Dec 30, 2011, 01:09)
Ubuntu Vibes: "Suicide Linux punishes those
users who often misspell terminal commands."