Linux News for Jan 25, 2012
Did Linus Jump the Gun on a Kernel security fix? (Jan 25, 2012, 22:52)
InternetNews: From the 'Upstream First!'
Dell Servers Embrace SUSE Linux, But SUSE Studio Is the Real Story (Jan 25, 2012, 21:02)
The VAR Guy: "Keep a close eye on SUSE Studio,
one of the best gifts Novell executives offered the Linux community
before selling the company to Attachmate."
50 Android Apps to Customize Your Smartphone (Jan 25, 2012, 20:00)
Datamation: Android apps to extend battery
life, improve communication, optimize RAM and otherwise boost your
With Clonezilla, Install Once and Clone Forever (Jan 25, 2012, 20:00)
Wazi: Clonezilla Server Edition can help you
install servers with less effort, and the same, or better, results
than visiting each machine with a disc.
Do Tebow-Like Beliefs Make You a Better Software Developer? (Jan 25, 2012, 18:00)
Datamation: A software developer shares his
experience with colleagues who felt personal beliefs influence
Linux vendors rush to patch privilege escalation flaw after root exploits emerge (Jan 25, 2012, 17:00)
ITWorld: Linux vendors are rushing to patch a
privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel that can be
exploited by local attackers to gain root access on the system.
Some time-saving tips that every Linux user should know (Jan 25, 2012, 16:01)
Linux-News: "The emphasis is on somewhat
less-known techniques that are generally important or useful to
Spain's Extremadura Moves 40,000 PCs to Linux (Jan 25, 2012, 15:07)
Softpedia: "The Extremadura administration's
computers will receive the same Debian Linux OS used by the
region's public health services and schools for about five years
Linux / Open Source For Kids: A Feast of Riches (Jan 25, 2012, 14:03)
worldlabel.com: "Here is a batch of excellent
educational and creative software for children, and for beginners
of any age."
Dell Leans on SUSE for OEM Linux Solutions (Jan 25, 2012, 13:38)
ServerWatch:Dell OEM Solutions is partnering
with SUSE to deliver Linux for embedded and customized solutions.
The partnership is the first by Dell that will bring a certified
Linux solution to its OEM customers
ITBE: Cloud Computing: The Great Disruptor (Jan 25, 2012, 12:04)
IT Business Edge: "The editors of the IT
Business Edge Network give their views on what's in store for cloud
computing in 2012 and beyond."
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is MGSE? (Jan 25, 2012, 11:03)
Webopedia: "Mint GNOME Shell Extensions (MGSE)
is a desktop layer for the Linux Mint Linux-based operating system
that 'sits on top' of the GNOME 3 desktop environment."
A Broad Look at Hugin (Jan 25, 2012, 10:00)
Linux.com: The release notes for Hugin's latest
update begin with the words "Hugin is more than just a panorama
Moose (Jan 25, 2012, 08:00)
LinuxJournal: Perl has been around for more
than 20 years.
Crowdsourcing the State of the Union (Jan 25, 2012, 06:00)
OpenSource.com: Tuesday's State of the Union
Address from U.S. President Barack Obama will include something
special: crowdsourced captions and subtitles provided by everyday
citizens around the world.
Beyond the desktop: Ubuntu Linux's new Head-Up Display (Jan 25, 2012, 01:01)
Linux and Open Source: "This new interface,
which will first appear as a beta in April's Ubuntu 12.04 release,
is called Head-Up Display."