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Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 27, 2009

  • Ubuntu 9.10 vs. Mac OS X Snow Leopard vs. Windows 7 (2009-08-27 22:02:23)
    Tech Source From Bohol: "Mac OS X 10.6 (also known as Snow Leopard) will ship on August 28,2009. From Microsoft, Windows 7 has already been released to manufacturers, with general retail availability set for October of this year. Representing Linux, Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) is also slated for an October 2009 release."

  • How to Find Free Linux Ebooks and Courseware (2009-08-27 21:32:23)
    MakeTechEasier: "One nice side effect of this is the abundance of free Linux related information available to anyone. That’s good for us, as we’ll be covering just how to find all this great material."

  • Open source stars for Mac OS X: Part 2 (2009-08-27 21:02:23)
    The H Open: "Part 2 of this 2 part feature takes a look at alternative audio, video, burning and encryption applications and much more."

  • Bash Quoting (2009-08-27 18:32:23)
    Linux Journal: "Quoting things in bash is quite simple... until it isn't. I've written scripts where I'd swear 90% of the effort was getting bash to quote things correctly."

  • Fade Out Images with GIMP (2009-08-27 13:42:35)
    Tux Tweaks: "There’s no need to go out and buy Adobe Photoshop and take Photoshop classes. Just follow this simple GIMP tutorial to learn how to fade out the edge of an image."

  • Open vs. Fauxpen (2009-08-27 13:04:10)
    Linux Journal: "Tristan Louis gives weight to new term that I like a lot: fauxpen. Faux in French means "false" or "fake". So fauxpen means fake open."

  • Reviewed: Scribus 1.3.5 (2009-08-27 12:04:10)
    TuxRadar: "Thankfully, after two years of solid development, these woes have been banished. Well, mostly - read on to find out what's changed..."

  • Weekly Ten: Beatles Coming to iTunes, Recycled Paper Camera, Virus Protection For The Mind (2009-08-27 07:04:10)
    Tech Source From Bohol: "However we’re not so careful when it comes to protecting our own minds with the, often devastating, effects our own thoughts can have on it."