Linux News for Mar 30, 2012
Tech Comics: "Old Geeks" (Mar 30, 2012, 23:00)
Datamation: As geeks age, their preferences in
gadgets tends to change.
ViewVC Helps CVS and SVN Go GUI (Mar 30, 2012, 21:29)
Wazi: ViewVC is a full-featured browser
interface for the CVS and Subversion version control systems
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) Beta 2 Released. (Mar 30, 2012, 19:45)
Ubuntu: The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce
the final beta release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support)
Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products.
You Can Acquire Open Source Companies, But You Can't Buy Open Source Community (Mar 30, 2012, 18:00)
Hack Education: Blackboard has just announced
its acquisition of Moodlerooms and Netspot, two companies that help
provide support and deployment services for schools that use the
open-source LMS Moodle.
Wrangling Data Vizualization with Gnuplot 4.6 (Mar 30, 2012, 17:00)
Linux.com: Let's face it: everybody likes
having data, but nobody likes staring at a column of numbers.
How to Back Up & Restore Your Installed Ubuntu Packages With APTonCD (Mar 30, 2012, 16:00)
How To Geek: APTonCD is an easy way to back up
your installed packages to a disc or ISO image.
Google's Go Programming Language Grows Up: Now What? (Mar 30, 2012, 15:00)
ReadWriteWeb: Does the world really need
another C-ish programming language?
Ask Slashdot: What Defines Success In an Open Source Project? (Mar 30, 2012, 14:01)
Slashdot: "An academic paper summarized the
results, agreeing (albeit with more precision) that motivations for
Open Source projects are varied. Has anything changed since
Running LinOTP On CentOS 6.2 (Mar 30, 2012, 13:03)
HowtoForge: "This howto will show how you can
set up LinOTP on CentOS 6.2."
3 minutes with GNOME 3.4 built-in desktop recorder (Mar 30, 2012, 12:02)
LinuxBSDos.com: "After spending some time
messing with it, I can say very confidently that it is just about
the best feature in GNOME 3.4."
Webopedia IT Term of the Day: What is BYOD? (Mar 30, 2012, 11:01)
Webopedia: "BYOD is a phrase that has become
widely adopted to refer to employees who bring their own computing
devices ? such as smartphones, laptops and PDAs ? to the workplace
for use and connectivity on the corporate network."
Gimp 2.8: So Close, Yet So Far, Yet So Close (Mar 30, 2012, 07:03)
The PowerBase: "The long-awaited and much
anticipated 2.8 release of GIMP is right around the corner! Wait, I
know, you?ve heard this before."
Install Debian, Arch, or BackTrack Linux on the Epic 4G Touch (Mar 30, 2012, 03:00)
XDA-Developers: Many devices can actually run
several distributions of Linux.