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Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 26, 2009

  • Beware Open Source Encryption (Oct 26, 2009, 22:32)
    Dr.Dobb's: "There's nothing like an official letter from the U.S. Department of Commerce's munitions control office to make you choke on your morning coffee."

  • Linux Frequently Asked Questions for Newbies (Oct 26, 2009, 19:36)
    TuxRadar: " If people have honest questions about Linux, we need to be helping them find answers, and we need to do so without sarcastic comments, without 'RTFM' and without telling people 'just use Google'."

  • Eeebuntu eeevolves with Debian Linux (Oct 26, 2009, 18:02)
    ITWire: " The team behind Eeebuntu, an ASUS Eee netbook-optimised version of Ubuntu Linux, has announced that compatibility issues with Ubuntu 9.10 has led them to abandon Ubuntu and build their work upon Debian Linux from now on."

  • 49 Hot New Open Source Applications (Oct 26, 2009, 16:33)
    Datamation: "What's new in the open source world? We've put together a list of software that was first released (or first made open source) in the last couple of years."

  • It's official: We Love Windows 7 (Oct 26, 2009, 13:34)
    TuxRadar: "This might be a strange thing to hear on a Linux website, but it's true: we're big fans of Windows 7. Is it because of the new features? Is it because of the new user interface? Is it because of the blazing speed vs Vista? Is it because it's anything but Vista? The answer is 'no' to all those."

  • MythTV: Turning Linux Into a Digital Video Recorder: The Server (Oct 26, 2009, 12:46) "Digital video capture cards and USB dongles can be had for less than $50 a piece. With such cheap hardware, turning a Linux server into a personal Digital Video Recorder (DVR) becomes very tempting."

  • Comparing 10 Open Source Media Center Apps (Oct 26, 2009, 11:04)
    DeviceGuru: "A 20-page downloadable whitepaper compares 10 free media center applications, with an eye toward discovering their potential synergies. The study, from the Telematics Freedom Foundation’s “Freedom Box Project,” aims to standardize and promote open, free, and user-friendly web-based TV media center platforms."

  • Why is free software important to you? Submit your response to our new video campaign! (Oct 26, 2009, 03:04) "At the Women in Free Software Summit and the Boston celebration of Software Freedom Day 2009, FSF kicked off a new video testimonial campaign. See how it went, and help support the campaign by submitting a video response to these questions!"