Linux News for Jan 26, 2012
Linux Top 5: Red Hat RHEVS Virtualization (Jan 26, 2012, 23:00)
LinuxPlanet: There are any number of different
key use cases for Linux. One of the fastest growing areas is
virtualization, and it's one where Linux leader Red Hat is now out
with a new release.
Critically Acclaimed Linux Game OilRush Final Released Officially (Jan 26, 2012, 22:01)
Ubuntu Vibes: "The critically acclaimed game
was in beta testing period for quite a long time and today final
stable version is shipping officially."
Dualbooting Windows 7 And Linux Mint 12 (Jan 26, 2012, 21:03)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial will explain how to
install Linux Mint 12 alongside Windows 7."
LCA 2012 Bruce Perens on Status of Open Source and James Applebaum on Anonymity (Jan 26, 2012, 20:01)
Unixmen: "His commentary on the present status
of Open Source, throws light on how a handful of commercial open
source ventures, such as Canonical, are similar in behaviour with
'branded' or proprietary software like Microsoft and says, 'And we
trust very few companies to decide what's right for us.'"
Arctext.js � Curving Text with CSS3 and jQuery (Jan 26, 2012, 19:00)
codrops : While CSS3 allows us to rotate
letters, it is quite complicated to arrange each letter along a
curved path. Arctext.js is a jQuery plugin that let's you do
How to Make Programs Start Automatically in Linux Mint 12 (Jan 26, 2012, 18:00)
How To Geek: In Windows we have the Startup
folder where we can easily place a shortcut to a program that we
want to launch automatically. In Linux Mint there is a way easier
way to manage startup applications
Using Plop Boot Manager for USB Boot (Jan 26, 2012, 17:00)
LinuxJournal: Portability is a huge advantage
that Linux enjoys over most other desktop operating systems as most
major distros work very well when installed to a flash drive.
How Dell Migrated from SUSE Linux to Oracle Linux (Jan 26, 2012, 16:00)
Oracle: How Dell planned and implemented the
migration, including key conversion issues and an overview of their
Chromium-Based Remixes Worth Trying (Jan 26, 2012, 15:04)
InfoWorld: "Its open source incarnation,
Chromium, has become the basis for a slew of spinoffs, remixes, and
KDE Software Compilation 4.8 Officially Released (Jan 26, 2012, 14:01)
Softpedia: "After six month of hard work, the
KDE Software Compilation 4.8 is finally here, bringing beautiful
new features, various software updates, and lots of performance
75 Open Source Apps That Could Improve Your Life (Jan 26, 2012, 13:02)
Datamation: "These open source apps can help
you keep your resolutions to break bad computing habits, stick to a
budget, and much more."
How Open Source Licenses Affect Your Business and Your Developers (Jan 26, 2012, 12:01)
CIO: "Developers and companies seem to be
moving from the GPL in favor of less restrictive permissive
licenses for open source projects. What's behind the trend and how
does it impact your business?"
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is Koobface? (Jan 26, 2012, 10:02)
Webopedia: "The name given to a computer worm
that uses Facebook's messaging system to infect PCs in an attempt
to gather sensitive information such as credit card numbers."
HP plans September open-source release for webOS (Jan 26, 2012, 06:04)
IT world: "HP expects the open webOS beta to be
published in August, with version 1.0 coming out in September."