Linux News for Apr 05, 2012
The State of Linux Wireless. Is it better yet? (Apr 05, 2012, 23:00)
InternetNews: For a number of years, many Linux
users (myself included) struggled with Wireless on Linux.
Install Jitsi 1.0 in Debian, Linux Mint and Ubuntu (Apr 05, 2012, 22:01)
LinuxBSDos.com: "Where other VoIP services and
clients send data in the clear, Jitsi sets itself apart by making
use of ZRTP to set up secure communication with SRTP, Secure
Real-time Transport Protocol."
Open-source data mapping tool CartoDB provides customizable views (Apr 05, 2012, 21:04)
IT World: "Developers can import and merge data
sets in various formats, including .csv and KML, and layer them
over a map from Google, Bing or OpenStreetMap."
Pros Tips for Extending LibreOffice (Apr 05, 2012, 20:01)
Wazi: "By itself, LibreOffice is worth every
penny you pay for it. But you can make it even more useful by
adding extensions, templates, and fonts."
As Yahoo Trims Down, Open Source Contributions Could Pick Up (Apr 05, 2012, 19:03)
OSTATIC: "As Yahoo slims down, we're likely to
see some of its core technologies released as open source."
SJVN Tells How Reporting on Linux Has Changed in the Last 10 Years (Video) (Apr 05, 2012, 18:00)
SlashdotTV: SJVN is, of course, the well-known
nickname and abbreviation for Steven J. Vaughn-Nichols, who has
been covering technology as a journalist since... since longer than
he cares to admit
Owncloud Takes Open Source Storage Sharing to the Enterprise (Apr 05, 2012, 17:00)
InfoStor: The open source ownCloud file sync
and sharing project is moving into the commercial space with the
release of new Business and Enterprise editions this week.
Blender.org: Orphaned areas help call (Apr 05, 2012, 16:00)
Blender.org: "Maybe somebody will become
interested in improving some of this areas? It?ll help us a
Top Open Source IP Address Management Software (Apr 05, 2012, 15:00)
LinuxScrew: . If you are sysadmin at
organization that holds pool of IP addresses and allocates its
parts to clients then you must use IP address management tools to
track used, reserved, allocated or free IP addresses
Linux Kernel Developers Detail Top Gripes (Apr 05, 2012, 14:00)
Datamation: Over a thousand developers
contribute code to any given Linux kernel release. It's a process
that works well from a technical perspective, but it's also one
that has its fair share of shortcomings.
Creating and managing user accounts in a GNOME 3 or Ubuntu desktop (Apr 05, 2012, 13:02)
LinuxBSDos.com: "Because this tutorial is
intended for new users, every task will be illustrated using the
Apache OpenOffice: who knows where the time goes? (Apr 05, 2012, 12:03)
Linux User & Developer: "Significantly, the
pledge to release the code of Lotus Symphony to the Apache Software
Foundation, made last July, is yet to be realised, perhaps because
of a combination of ongoing code development and relicensing
Simple Toning in?digiKam (Apr 05, 2012, 11:01)
Scribbles and Snaps: "DigiKam does have a
handful of toning filters for you to try."
KDE SC 4.8.2 Is Now Available for Download (Apr 05, 2012, 10:02)
Softpedia: "There's no official announced at
the moment, but we've dug up the raw changelog (as usual) and it
looks like the KDE Software Compilation 4.8.2 contains some very
Install Horde 4 Webmail For ISPConfig On Debian Squeeze Through PEAR (Apr 05, 2012, 07:01)
HowtoForge: "Horde is a groupware suite that
offers email, calendar, task, contact management and more
Mageia 2 Beta 2 Review (Apr 05, 2012, 03:04)
Linux User & Developer: "Mageia is nearly
in its second iteration, and the Mandriva fork has gone a long way
to establish its own identity while retaining the best bits."