Linux News for May 06, 2013
Juniper Builds SDN Controller with XMPP (Linux Powered!) (May 06, 2013, 23:00)
Enterprise Networking Planet: The key protocol that Juniper will leverage for the overlay approach on the JunosV Contrail controller is XMPP.
Open source solutions offered through Canada's web experience toolkit (May 06, 2013, 19:00)
FierceGovernmentIT: The WET is open source, so it can be used commercially or for government, and is on GitHub, allowing it to be constantly updated, improved and added to.
Debian Wheezy Linux Arrives on Time (May 06, 2013, 15:00)
Linux Planet: It's not every year that we get to see a brand new Debian Linux release. In fact, it has been two years since Debian Squeeze release came out.
Free (with strings attached): Keeping track of open source code (May 06, 2013, 15:00)
Computer World: Open-source software is free, flexible and adaptable, but lax oversight can obliterate the benefits. Here's how IT is keeping track.
The Linux desktop is already the new normal (May 06, 2013, 14:00)
InfoWorld: We're so busy seeking release from Windows that we overlooked all the ways Linux had already freed us.
15 Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux Performance (May 06, 2013, 13:00)
Tecmint: We've compiled the list of Top 15 frequently used command line monitoring tools that might be useful for every Linux/Unix System Administrator.
PyGObject 3.8.1 Brings GStreamer Rules (May 06, 2013, 12:00)
Softpedia: The first maintenance release of the stable PyGObject 3.8 library for the GNOME desktop environment has been announced some time ago, fixing a few bugs and introducing new rules.
Keep smiling, waste spammers' time with OpenBSD tools (May 06, 2013, 11:00)
That grumpy BSD guy: The theory behind all good blacklists is that once an IP address has been confirmed as a source of spam, it is unlikely that there will be any valid mail send from that IP address in the foreseeable future.
First Development Release of GNOME 3.10 Arrives (May 06, 2013, 10:00)
Softpedia: Matthias Clasen had the pleasure of announcing that the first development release of the upcoming GNOME 3.10 desktop environment is ready for download and testing.
The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 13.04 (Apache2, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3) (May 06, 2013, 09:00)
HowtoForge: This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3.
Top 10 Ubuntu App Downloads for April 2013 (May 06, 2013, 06:00)
Softpedia: While the Stormcloud weather app is still number one, there are two new entries in the paid apps top.
Android this week (May 06, 2013, 02:00)
GigaOM: Is a Nexus 11 tablet coming later this month? Leaked information suggests it could happen. LG’s new Optimus G Pro is here and first impressions are very positive, while a free app turns the Wii Fit Balance Board into a smart scale.