Linux News for Feb 28, 2012
IronBee WAF Heads to the Cloud (Feb 28, 2012, 21:00)
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Security vendor
Qualys is now throwing its hat into the commercial WAF ring with a
new WAF service in the cloud based on open source IronBEE
Get Ready for the Mozilla Firefox Phone (Feb 28, 2012, 20:00)
Datamation: Mozilla partners with Telefonica
and Deutsche Telekom in new Linux powered phone effort.
Unity Tweaking Tool Gets New Look, New Features (Feb 28, 2012, 19:00)
OMG Ubuntu: Third-party Unity tweaking tool
MyUnity has received new features and a whole new look in its
Tech Comics: "Why I Love Apple" (Feb 28, 2012, 18:00)
Datamation: Apple's product cycle just keeps on
Coverity Report: Open Source Code Quality Matches Proprietary (Feb 28, 2012, 17:01)
OSTATIC: "Coverity's Scan report includes
actual analysis of the lines of code within open source software
The Beefy Miracle Begins. Fedora 17 Hits Alpha 1 (Feb 28, 2012, 16:00)
InternetNews: The first alpha milestone of the
Fedora Linux 17 release is now available.
Android-x86 4.0 RC1 Released (Android Ice Cream Sandwich Optimized For Netbooks (Feb 28, 2012, 15:03)
Web Upd8: "Android-x86 is a project that
provides Android support for x86, making it easy to install it on
netbooks or laptops. You can use it like any other Android 4.0 Ice
Cream Sandwich device: install applications from the Android
Market, add widgets and so on."
Canonical Demonstrates Ubuntu TV at MWC 2012 (Feb 28, 2012, 14:01)
Softpedia: "Featuring a customized version of
the Unity interface, Ubuntu TV has the ability to stream media
across other compatible devices, supporting iOS and Android."
Could Open Source Principles Revolutionize Drug Development? (Feb 28, 2012, 13:02)
OSTATIC: "If you follow the current state of
drug development at all, you know that it is bogged down with a
great deal of time-consuming regulatory friction."
Facebook plans open-source storage hardware (Feb 28, 2012, 12:04)
Mapping Babel: "Facebook is building its own
storage hardware and aims to publish details so other companies can
make their datacentres more efficient."
Android overload at Mobile World Congress (Feb 28, 2012, 11:02)
IT World: "For true Android geeks this vast
selection of handsets is amazing, but for the average consumer who
just wants a new phone it can be quite daunting."
Tag Sound Files With Easytag (Linux Mint 12) (Feb 28, 2012, 07:01)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial is supposed to show
you how to change your sound files' information like artist or
title, also called tags, in a fast way using Easytag."
Red Hat vs. Oracle Linux Support: 10 Years Is New Norm (Feb 28, 2012, 03:03)
The VAR Guy: "The Linux chess match between Red
Hat and Oracle now involves a showdown on long-term support