Linux News for Feb 24, 2012
How to run an Android phone without Google (Feb 24, 2012, 22:01)
IT World: "Does Android really allow for a
smartphone experience where you don't share with Google?"
Pear OS 4 goes back into beta (Feb 24, 2012, 21:03)
Linux User & Developer: "Widespread reports
of installation problems from users have forced the developers of
Pear OS to put Comice OS 4 back into beta testing."
Intel 2.18 Video Driver for Linux Released (Feb 24, 2012, 20:07)
Softpedia: "Intel 2.18 video driver brings a
limit to maximum object size in order for all of the mask,
destination and source to be simultaneously mapped into the
Can open source save RIM? (Feb 24, 2012, 19:01)
The H Open: "The original smartphone company is
gambling its future success on open source, and it has an expert on
board to help."
Install Tribler In Ubuntu Via PPA (Feb 24, 2012, 18:00)
WebUpd8:Tribler is a cross-platform,
decentralized Bittorrent application
Top 10 Security Assessment Tools (Feb 24, 2012, 17:00)
LinuxForU: Modern data centres deploy firewalls
and managed networking components, but still feel insecure because
Rebootless updates: now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, too! (Feb 24, 2012, 16:00)
Oracle: As you probably know by now, we in the
Oracle Linux Team are quite enthusiastic about Ksplice.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 vs. Oracle, CentOS, Scientific Linux Benchmarks (Feb 24, 2012, 15:00)
Phoronix: Does Red Hat Enterprise Linux perform
any better (or worse) than the various "Enterprise Linux"
distributions that are derived from RHEL?
Expert Tips and Tricks With Kate and Konsole (Feb 24, 2012, 14:04)
Linux.com: "The Kate graphical text editor and
Konsole graphical terminal emulator are chock-full of advanced
features and time-saving shortcuts."
LPS Security 1.3.2 has been released! Live cd from department of defense (Feb 24, 2012, 13:03)
Unixmen: "Lightweight Portable Security (LPS)
is a Linux-based live CD produced by the United States of America?s
Department of Defense."
White House pushes online privacy bill of rights (Feb 24, 2012, 12:01)
CNN Money: "The bill is a splashy gesture, but
it's also pretty toothless."
5 Best Free Linux Terminal Multiplexers (Feb 24, 2012, 11:04)
LinuxLinks: "Users that want to exploit the
full power of the terminal may benefit from using a terminal
multiplexer. This type of application can be considered to be a
text version of a graphical window manager."
Linux as an Automation Host (Feb 24, 2012, 07:01)
The Frugal Networker: "Using Linux for an
automation host makes sense for those who?ve embraced Linux for
their businesses but it also makes sense for those who?ve
traditionally relied on commercial UNIX."
Kuhn: Busybox GPL enforcement concerns resolved (Feb 24, 2012, 03:00)
lwn: Looks like Sony isn't going to be
supporting a fork of BusyBox after all