Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 27, 2010
Intel Core i7 970 Gulftown On Linux (2010-10-27 23:03:26)
Phoronix: "Intel will be introducing their
first Sandy Bridge CPUs in the coming months, which we already know
has Linux graphics support well underway, but for now the top-end
Intel desktop processors are the Gulftown CPUs that were introduced
earlier this year."
Cryptography and digital sign with GnuPG (2010-10-27 21:03:26)
Linuxaria: "As well as documentation for those
interested, I sincerely hope that it can raise awareness of the
non-security of "electronic mail" and help users to take the
appropriate implementation tools."
Microsoft to charge royalty fees to prevent Acer, Asustek from using Android in netbooks (2010-10-27 20:33:26)
Digitimes: "Microsoft plans to impose royalty
fees on Taiwan-based vendors of Android handsets for using its
patents in e-mail, multimedia and other functions, with Acer and
Asustek Computer being targets"
Hope for the Future (2010-10-27 20:03:26)
ZDNet: "We have had friends visiting from the
Netherlands for the past few days, with two early-teen-age
children. The children, of course, want to be on the computers
whenever we are at home"
35 Inspired Android Apps to Boost Your Productivity (2010-10-27 19:33:26)
Datamation: "Can an Android app improve your
life? It sure seems so."
The Many Ways of Capturing the Moment With Linux (2010-10-27 18:33:26)
eCommerce Times: "Just like doing almost
anything in Linux, something as simple as snapping a screen cap
means you get to pick from a variety of applications designed to
get that image from screen to file with just the right combination
of whistles and bells..."
Meet the Top Android Tablets for 2010 and Beyond (2010-10-27 18:03:26)
Enterprise Mobile Today: "One of the hottest
trends in the wireless sector is tablets, as all the major players
-- Research In Motion, Samsung, HP, Acer and so on -- are either
already selling or planning to offer their respective answer to
Linux EXT4 Filesystem showing impressive speeds (2010-10-27 17:03:26)
ZDNet: "More and more articles have been
appearing on the EXT4 filesystem. In fact, the article that really
caught my eye was one recently regarding the speed of using EXT4 on
Parted Magic review (2010-10-27 16:33:26)
Linux User and Developer: "Parted Magic is one
of the best standalone partition management Linux solutions out
there. Sukrit explains why"
Generating barcodes with KBarcode (2010-10-27 16:03:26)
Worldlabel: "Sometimes alphanumeric text simply
won't cut it, and you need a bar code — mailing labels,
security badges, inventory tracking, perhaps even URL-encoding for
Linux Embeds Itself Even Deeper (2010-10-27 15:33:26)
Open Enterprise: "Because anyone can take Linux
and use it as they wish without needing to ask permission (provided
they comply with the licence), it ends up being used in lots of
places that we rarely hear about."
How did we learn to use our computers? (2010-10-27 15:03:26)
Technology & Life Integration: "It is a
common argument that Linux will never make it mainstream because
everybody already knows windows. It has been said that because
everybody knows windows that there is nobody to teach them
What's really going on with Ubuntu Unity (2010-10-27 14:33:26)
Cyber Cynic: "As Debian is to Ubuntu, so GNOME
is to Unity. What do I mean by that? Well, once upon a time there
was an operating system called Debian. It was, and is, a powerful
version of Linux. Outside of the Linux community, though, almost no
one had ever heard of it."
Top 10 tech tricks we're sick of seeing in movies (2010-10-27 13:03:26)
CNet: "But for every thrilling example of
cool-ass tech, Hollywood seems to produce a tired, dated cliche.
There's the obligatory no-cell-phone-service scene in horror
flicks. There are robots with ATTITUDE in science fiction. There
are impossible user interfaces in action films."
Day 11 in the SCO v. Novell Trial, Monday, March 22, 2010, Tibbitts, LaSala - as text (2010-10-27 12:03:26)
Groklaw: "The most important piece of all the
Tibbitts testimony is when he testified that SCO needs the UNIX and
UnixWare copyrights not only for the products business but for
SCOsource. May I point out that this directly contradicts what
SCO's CEO Darl McBride told the world in June 2003"
Gemalto Sues Google, HTC, Samsung Over Java Card Technology (2010-10-27 11:03:26)
Bloomberg: "Gemalto NV sued Google Inc. and
phonemakers HTC Corp., Motorola Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
Ltd., claiming the Android mobile-phone operating system used its
technology without permission."
Has Ubuntu exceeded the Ben & Jerry's hippie threshold? (2010-10-27 07:03:26)
ZDNet: "Canonical is coming to the realization
that it needs to compromise some of its core values in order to
make its Ubuntu Linux desktop successful."
Attention Mark Shuttleworth: Don't forget most important feature for Ubuntu 11.04 (2010-10-27 03:03:26)
TechRepublic: "One "feature" that I
intentionally left out of that mix is something I want to address
now. This "feature" is one that I have gone on and on about over
the last decade or so and begs my attention once again. That
"feature" is marketing. Let me explain."
50 Awesome Open Source Apps You've (Probably) Never Heard Of (2010-10-27 01:33:26)
Datamation: "For this list, we've highlighted
some newer open source tools you might have missed. We also
included some gems from obscure categories, like Mandelbulbs, gene
sequencing, and knitting, to name just a few."
Of Distros and Donnybrooks (2010-10-27 00:03:26)
The Blog of Helios: "We're all aware of the
Distro Wars. Some of us are bloodied warriors...."