Linux News for Jan 31, 2012
Red Hat developer explains open source color calibration hardware (Jan 31, 2012, 22:02)
ars technica: "Color management has
historically been a weak area for the Linux desktop, but the
situation is rapidly improving."
Sick of Ubuntu's bad breath? Suck on a Linux Mint instead (Jan 31, 2012, 21:03)
The Register: "The result is not, surprisingly,
a Frankendesktop of horrendous proportions, but something quite
How to install Ubuntu the way you've never done it before (Jan 31, 2012, 20:03)
DarkDuck: "Have you ever installed any
GNU/Linux distribution? Have you ever installed Windows? Have you
noticed the difference? I think you know what I am talking
Ubuntu 12.10 Developer Summit Sponsorship Open (Jan 31, 2012, 19:01)
Softpedia: "The sponsorship for the upcoming
Ubuntu Developer Summit 2012 event is now open for
Canonical Adds Unity Settings in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Jan 31, 2012, 18:09)
Softpedia: "It looks like Canonical is trying
hard to make it more user friendly by adding new functionality and
allowing users to easily configure it."
Women in Tech: Manuela Hutter sees endless possibilities (Jan 31, 2012, 17:03)
Between the Lines: "Introducing Manuela Hutter,
Interface Developer at Opera Software. Her profile is the first in
a new Women in Tech series."
Meet Bill Gates, the Man Who Changed Open Source Software (Jan 31, 2012, 16:01)
Wired Enterprise: "The meeting took place a
week before Bill Gates retired from Microsoft, and the topic was
open source software."
Drush: Managing Drupal from the Command Line (Jan 31, 2012, 15:02)
Wazi: "Drush can make it easy for you to
perform an internal cleanup, do a fresh Drupal install, install and
enable modules, or create users, among other things."
IBM to realign Symphony with Apache OpenOffice (Jan 31, 2012, 14:03)
IT World: "IBM is indeed dropping production of
its Lotus Symphony office suite, ending a five-year run on the
Microsoft Office alternative."
Miro Internet TV: Internet TV for Ubuntu Desktop (Jan 31, 2012, 13:01)
Linuxaria: "Miro, first launched in 2005 then
revamped in 2007 (it was first launched as Democracy Player), is
written in Python."
Lower the U.S. national debt by expanding the government's use of Free Software (Jan 31, 2012, 12:06)
White House Petitions: "The U.S. federal
government is being taken advantage of by many unscrupulous
software vendors who charge the government far more for proprietary
Webopedia Term of the day: What is Linux Mint? (Jan 31, 2012, 11:03)
Webopedia: "Linux Mint users can select the
GNOME 3 environment with the option of two new GNOME 3-based
desktop environments -- Cinnamon and Mint GNOME Shell Extensions
(MGSE) -- or they can choose the GNOME 2-based MATE
Pentaho Open Sources Big Data Capabilities with Kettle (Jan 31, 2012, 10:00)
EnterpriseAppsToday: Transforming application
data to work with Hadoop and other Big Data frameworks is about to
get easier, thanks to Pentaho's Kettle 4.3 release.
How I Manage Bandwidth Using Trickle On Ubuntu (Jan 31, 2012, 08:00)
UbuntuPortal: Trickle is a portable application
bandwidth shaper lightweight. It can run in collaborative mode
'together with trickled' or in stand alone mode.
Share And Discover Cool Bash Tricks With Bash One-Liners (Jan 31, 2012, 06:00)
TechLaze: Wanna impress your friends with some
Red Hat Quietly Joins the OpenStack Effort (Jan 31, 2012, 01:00)
ReadWriteWeb: Word is that Red Hat refused to
sign on to OpenStack when it was announced, because it didn't like
the governance model.
Where Mozilla Ubiquity Failed, Ubuntu HUD will Succeed (Jan 31, 2012, 00:01)
InternetNews: From the 'Mozilla Labs is Ok;
Real implementation is Better' files: