Linux News for Jan 27, 2012
The Grand /usr-fication of Linux (Jan 27, 2012, 23:00)
ITWorld: The Fedora Project is currently
mounting a concerted effort to merge Linux filesystem directories
into a more organized structure, an effort known as /usr merge.
Red Hat Taking Gluster from Open Core to Open Source (Jan 27, 2012, 22:00)
InfoStor:Red Hat wants to return the Gluster
filesystem to its open source roots.
Katherine Noyes: I'm a Linux fan, and I enjoy helping to bring Linux to the forefront (Jan 27, 2012, 21:02)
DarkDuck: "If you have enjoyed two interviews I
made with women in Linux world before, I am sure you will love this
Be lazy, be fast (Jan 27, 2012, 20:07)
ComputerWorld UK: "What defines a well-run open
source project? There are a number of important attributes to look
Oracle proposal would create single committee to oversee Java specs (Jan 27, 2012, 19:03)
IT World: "If a new proposal by Oracle is
accepted, oversight of Java technical standards will fall under the
auspices of a single committee, rather than the current system,
which has separate entities for Java EE/SE and ME."
Linux Mint 13 gets back to desktop basics (Jan 27, 2012, 18:01)
IT World: "Bucking the trend of increasingly
experimental desktop interfaces, the developers behind the Linux
Mint are adopting a simpler desktop for the next version of the
open-source Linux distribution."
Microsoft seeking open-source expert to help put Linux on Azure (Jan 27, 2012, 17:04)
All About Microsoft: "Microsoft is moving
steadily ahead with its plan to enable Linux to run on its Windows
Azure cloud platform."
Gentoo-based Toorox Releases 01.2012 GNOME Edition (Jan 27, 2012, 16:01)
OSTATIC: "Toorox is a Gentoo-based binary
distribution that installs additional software and updates from
Basic Backup Script in BASH (Jan 27, 2012, 15:03)
Linux Forums: "Everyone should be backing up
The Latest Ubuntu Interface: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Menus! (Jan 27, 2012, 14:02)
OSTATIC: "Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth is
getting a lot of notice for a blog post he has up, that defends the
Heads-Up Display (HUD) interface that the upcoming version 12.04
LTS version of Ubuntu will feature."
8 Best Free Android Launchers (Jan 27, 2012, 13:01)
LinuxLinks: "Given the plethora of software,
the purpose of this article is to provide an insight into the best
free home replacement apps available for the Android platform."
Apache OpenOffice - The IBM Edition? (Jan 27, 2012, 06:00)
InternetNews: From the 'Goodbye Lotus Symphony'
Resize Linux storage with LVM (Jan 27, 2012, 03:03)
LinuxOS Pro: "You need more space on your
server/desktop/etc.. This guide will help you add it to the volume
you're currently using on your system."