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Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 27, 2010

  • Building Kernel Modules With Module-Assistant On Debian Lenny (2010-01-27 23:33:49)
    Howtoforge: "module-assistant is a tool for building Debian kernel modules from source, without having to rebuild the whole kernel. It fetches module-source packages that have been prepared for the Debian distribution via apt and produces .deb packages."

  • The iPad is potentially one of the most important, culture-changing products in history! (2010-01-27 20:22:30)
    Steve Jobs once again weaves his magic spell, and the world is all agog over the announcement of Apple's latest gadget, the iPad. At prices ranging from $499 to over $800, Mr. Jobs better have some powerful magic. Here are several news stories about this latest Apple product release.

  • Forking vs Threading (2010-01-27 20:03:49)
    Geek Ride: "So, finally after long time, i am able to figure out the difference between forking and threading :)"

  • Does Ubuntu Need Server Hardware Partners? (2010-01-27 18:03:49)
    WorksWithU: "But as I heard more about Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) in 2009, I realized Ubuntu in 2010 may find a back door into the server market. Here's why."

  • Is Ubuntu Cheating Mozilla with Yahoo Search Deal? (2010-01-27 17:33:49)
    Netstat -vat: "So Canonical will make money from Yahoo searches (really Microsoft now with Bing powering Yahoo search) to help fund their efforts."

  • Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition Review (2010-01-27 17:03:49)
    The Linux Blog: "The Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition was updated with an Ubuntu 9.10 DVD and a "Free Upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04″ which I found out that if you buy the book before the end of 2010 you can get an upgrade kit in the mail."

  • openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 107 is out! (2010-01-27 14:33:49)
    openSUSE: " Updated GNOME for openSUSE 11.2, and why it's good-- "Luis already unleashed the word: GNOME 2.28.2 will be released as an online update for openSUSE 11.2"

  • Enna � A New and Exciting Linux Media Center (2010-01-27 14:03:49)
    MakeUseOf: "Although Boxee seemed the more obvious choice, it loses the high ground if you lack a decent internet connection. Just when I was about to give up hope, I heard about Enna – an incredible open source Linux media center, developed by the GeeXboX team, and ready for its first public release."

  • 10 old-school Linux tools I refuse to let go of (2010-01-27 13:33:00)
    10 Things: "I thought it would be fun to list 10 of these old-school Linux tools and then see what other people refuse to let go of (regardless of platform). Not only will it be a trip down memory lane for some users, it might show others a tool they hadn't thought of that could solve a perplexing problem."

  • What should the GNOME Foundation accomplish in 2010? (2010-01-27 09:03:49)
    Stormy's Corner: "We've been working on the GNOME Foundation's goals for 2010. We distributed them for comment on the Foundation list. I've also created a quick survey if you want to show which goals you like."

  • Fencing and Tollgating the Internet (2010-01-27 06:03:49)
    Linux Today Blog: "This story about yet another attempt to raise a tollgate on the Internet deserves having some extra attention called to it."

  • Yahoo Pays Canonical, Now They're The Ubuntu Default (2010-01-27 03:15:27)
    Phoronix: "The second change is that Canonical is changing the default search engine for Firefox in Ubuntu to Yahoo."

  • So long and thanks for all the Geekos! (2010-01-27 00:02:28)
    Dissociated Press: "January 31st will be my last day with Novell. I've given it a great deal of thought, and decided that it's time to move on."