Linux News for Feb 26, 2013
Samsung Sparks Anxiety at Google (Feb 26, 2013, 23:00)
WSJ: Samsung Electronics Co. and Google Inc. together have stemmed Apple Inc.'s dominance in smartphones, but there is new tension in their partnership.
Unix: Under the spell of magic numbers (Feb 26, 2013, 19:00)
IT World: Magic numbers play a very important role on Unix systems. They help the OS recognize details about files that aren't obvious even to Unix wizards.
Red Hat Fleshes Out Hadoop-focused Big Data Plans (Feb 26, 2013, 15:00)
OSTATIC: The company has announced that it will contribute its Red Hat Storage Hadoop plug-in to the Apache Hadoop open community to transform Red Hat Storage into a fully-supported, Hadoop-compatible file system for big data environments.
Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On Scientific Linux 6.3 (Feb 26, 2013, 14:00)
HowtoForge: This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Scientific Linux 6.3.
75 Open Source Replacements for Popular Education Apps (Feb 26, 2013, 13:00)
Datamation: These open source apps can help students learn reading, writing and arithmetic, and much more.
NetXMS version 1.2.6 released (Feb 26, 2013, 12:00)
LXer: NetXMS is a new open-source network management and monitoring system distributed under GNU GPL. Version 1.2.6 adds some interesting and useful features.
DoubleTwist Teams Up With Qualcomm On Open Source AirPlay Alternative (Feb 26, 2013, 11:00)
TC: DoubleTwist, an iTunes alternative for the Android ecosystem, has teamed up with chipmaker Qualcomm on the release of "MagicPlay."
OpenGamma's Kirk Wylie: Open Source Is Busting Out All Over (Feb 26, 2013, 10:00)
LinuxInsider: The OpenGamma Platform is a unified system for front office and risk calculations for financial services firms.
Why the Ubuntu Tablet Is a Winner (Feb 26, 2013, 07:00)
Datamation: At the time of this article, Canonical's efforts with Ubuntu have done wonders for gaining new adopters for Linux.
Installation of Seafile, open source Dropbox alternative for teams (Feb 26, 2013, 05:00)
Linuxaria: In the past I;ve tested ownCloud a good solution for hosting a personal solution of cloud storage for your files, or perhaps your team, but there is also an interesting alternative: Seafile another open source file synchronization tool,
LG acquires webOS from HP (Feb 26, 2013, 04:00)
LinuxBSDos: Now that LG has acquired it from HP, we''ll just have to wait and see what LG's game plan will be.