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Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 31, 2009

  • Five Interesting GIMP Filters (Oct 31, 2009, 20:07) "The Gimp is a powerful graphical application that can handle just about any kind of bit-mapped editing job. You can re-touch photos, shrink or enlarge pictures, combine elements using layers, and many other operations with little to moderate effort. The program also has a bunch of interesting “filters” that transform your picture into something new."

  • A Taste of Android's Freshly Baked Eclair (Oct 31, 2009, 16:07)
    LinuxInsider: "Android 2.0, nicknamed "Eclair," will make its big entrance on the Droid next month, and other handsets are sure to follow. However, the wide-open Android ecosystem may be prone to fragmentation as the underlying platform grows in strength and ability."

  • KDE 4, please integrate 10 Administrative tools (Oct 31, 2009, 12:07)
    lefty.crupps: "I am a big fan of the KDE desktop but their current KDE 4.3.2 release is still missing tools that are required for a 'complete desktop experience', specifically for system administration tasks with a Graphical User Interface."

  • Where is PHP 6? (Oct 31, 2009, 10:42)
    Netstat -vat: "Back in 2005, I wrote a story for where I wrote that I expected PHP 6 to be out in 2006. Here we are three years later and guess what? No PHP 6."

  • Citibank Doesn't Want Your Business, Linux Users (Oct 31, 2009, 03:11)
    The Consumerist: "Citibank won't let customers using Linux computers log in to their online accounts. Adam argues that in 2009 this doesn't make sense, especially when no other major corporate website blocks him like this."