Linux News for Mar 14, 2012
Mozilla Cranks Firefox to 11 (Mar 14, 2012, 23:00)
Datamation: Mozilla patches 8 security
vulnerabilities and, for the first time, browser users will get
full insight into web styles, with new CSS tools.
IDC lists top 6 myths, realities about open source (Mar 14, 2012, 22:00)
ZDnet: What are the top 6 myths? That open
source software will enter every market, is inherently innovative,
it improves faster than commercial software, that it has less
lock-in, that it?s free and that it has little benefit if one is
not involved in the community.
65 Open Source Replacements for Security Software (Mar 14, 2012, 21:00)
Datamation: Open source apps for anti-virus,
anti-spam, firewalls, encryption, security gateways and more.
The Educational Market Could Fuel Early Growth for Raspberry Pi (Mar 14, 2012, 20:02)
OSTATIC: "Here are a few imaginative scenarios
for where Raspberry Pi might be headed."
Rackspace Hires Open Source Pro for OpenStack, Cloud Builder Push (Mar 14, 2012, 19:01)
Talkin' Cloud: "Rackspace has recently added
some more open source talent to its cloud services and hosting
Pivoting Linux in a post-PC world (Mar 14, 2012, 18:02)
IT world: "The success of Android, both
commercially and as a target of lawsuits (because you're not really
successful until someone sues you, it seems), is predicated on the
notion of the post-PC world."
Happy Pi Day: 10 Accessories for Math Geeks (Mar 14, 2012, 17:03)
Mashable: "Pi Day is upon us once again!
Obviously, March 14 (3.14) is an appropriate day to celebrate the
Calculate Linux 11.15 Has Linux Kernel 3.2.8 (Mar 14, 2012, 16:03)
Softpedia: "Calculate Linux 11.15 brings lots
of new features, especially the inclusion of the Linux kernel
Top Features Of The Linux 3.3 Kernel (Mar 14, 2012, 15:00)
Phoronix: Here's a recap of some of the most
prominent Linux 3.3 kernel features that were introduced this
Vector Linux: Lightning fast throwback to old-school Linux (Mar 14, 2012, 14:00)
TechRepublic: Vector Linux, a fast, flexible,
and lightweight distribution that will fit the bill in any
situation where system power is an issue.
How to install Ubuntu/Linux Mint upon Windows using Wubi/Mint4Win? (Mar 14, 2012, 13:00)
Geeks Club: A common fear among all Windows
users migrating/trying out Linux is that they?d miss all their
programs and games they enjoyed running on Windows
Linux Top 3: CentOS and Linux Mint Get Refreshed (Mar 14, 2012, 12:00)
LinuxPlanet: It's not just the big distro
releases that make the Linux Planet go around. This past week saw
the debut of two distro releases that some might consider to be
derivative, and yet they both will have tremendous impact.
Setup Git server with read/write HTTPS on Debian
(Mar 14, 2012, 10:00)
JavaCodeGeeks: A fast and minimal configuration
of how to turn a Debian GNU/Linux box to a Git server that supports
read and write actions via HTTP(S).
Oracle Accelerates Linux With Unbreakable Linux Kernel 2 (Mar 14, 2012, 08:00)
ServerWatch: Oracle claims they have better
hardware support because they've moved to a newer kernel. But wait!
Red Hat's kernel isn't all that old.....
Brewtarget: Hop into Beer Brewing with Open Source (Mar 14, 2012, 06:00)
Linux.com: If you've always wanted to brew your
own beer, you'll be glad to know there's an app for that.
Domains Grow as DNS Query Volume Spikes (Mar 14, 2012, 02:28)
InternetNews:: VeriSign's fourth quarter 2011
Domain Name Information Brief (DNIB) report counts the total number
of registered domain names at 225 million.