Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 13, 2010
New Site Launch: LinuxExchange.org (2010-05-11 00:02:17)
LinuxExchange: "LinuxExchange is a
collaboratively edited question and answer site about Linux and
Open Source. It's 100% gratis and no registration is required."
The patents used by IBM against Hercules are a threat to several major FOSS projects (2010-04-13 23:02:42)
FOSS Patents: "The patents IBM uses against
Hercules are also a potential threat to other key FOSS projects.
Based on a first analysis, those include (but are not limited to)
OpenBSD, Xen, VirtualBox, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, MySQL,
PostgreSQL, SQLite and Kaffe."
From Dapper To Lucid, Four Years Of Ubuntu Benchmarks (2010-04-13 22:02:42)
Phoronix: "In this article, we are looking at
how Ubuntu's performance has evolved over the past four years."
Maximise and optimize your Drupal framework using Packt's new book (2010-04-13 21:47:42)
LinuxPR: Drupal 6 Performance Tips is a new
book that helps readers to exploit and optimize their Drupal
framework using Drupal 6 best practice performance solutions and
New Site Launch: LinuxExchange.org (2010-04-13 21:32:42)
Jeremy's Blog: "I'm happy to announce that I
just launched a new site: LinuxExchange LinuxExchange is
"StackOverflow for Linux and Open Source" and is built on the
Luckybackup: Linux backup made easy (2010-04-13 16:02:42)
Ghacks: "Some of them get recognized as the
outstanding projects they are. One of those tools is Luckybackup.
This tool was awarded Sourceforge's best new project of 2009."
The Digital Economy bill (2010-04-13 15:32:42)
BBC News: "The controversial Digital Economy
Bill has been passed into law during the wash-up period, which sees
outstanding legislation rushed through before a general
AMD FirePro V8800 2GB (2010-04-13 14:32:42)
Phoronix: "The AMD FirePro V8800 features 2GB
of GDDR5 video memory with 147.2 GB/s of bandwidth, 1600 Stream
processors, four DisplayPort outputs, ATI Eyefinity support,
DirectX 11.0 / OpenGL 4.0 support, OpenCL 1.0 capable, a full
30-bit display pipeline, Multi-View display support..."
How Canonical Can Do Ubuntu Right: It Isn't a Technical Problem (2010-04-13 11:02:42)
O'Reilly Broadcast: "I knew in advance that
venting my frustrations with Ubuntu in the form of an article
yesterday would stir up a hornet's nest."
Create Cool ASCII Text Banners from the Linux Terminal (2010-04-13 01:32:42)
Tech Source: "But do you know that from there
you can also create cool text graphics or banners that are made up
of ASCII characters, which you can use as email signature or simply
show off to friends?"