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Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 26, 2011

  • 4 linux masquerading (2011-01-26 22:34:48)
    Linuxaria: "Or put a different suit to your Linux…. Maybe you love so much the look of your previous operating system?"

  • My first look at DIASPORA* (2011-01-26 22:04:48)
    Linux Pro Magazine: "Consequently, when I finally got around to getting to getting an account for the DIASPORA* alpha, what I mainly noticed was the difference in the privacy policy and interface"

  • 4G Smartphone Spec Smackdown: How Do the Next-Gen Smartphones Compare? (2011-01-26 21:34:48)
    Enterprise Mobile Today: "If there was any doubt that 2011 would be the year of 4G smartphones, this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) trashed that doubt with demos of some very hot 4G devices."

  • NVIDIA Set to Unveil Tegra 3 with Quad-Core Processor for Android Devices (2011-01-26 21:04:48)
    Tech Source: "Although the Tegra 2 chip with integrated dual-core processor has recently been released, NVIDIA is already poised to announce its successor at the Mobile World Congress next month."

  • Install Xfce And Xfce Goodies On Ubuntu 10.10 �Maverick Meerkat� (2011-01-26 20:34:48)
    Noobs on Ubuntu: "Xfce is the default desktop enviornment for Xubuntu and just like KDE (from Kubuntu) it can be installed from the Synaptic Package Manager or using a Terminal command line. I will show you how to install Xfce using the command line in a Terminal window."

  • Fedora 14 Officially Released for IBM System z 64-bit (2011-01-26 19:34:48)
    Softpedia: "Phil Knirsch announced a last evening, January 25th, the immediate availability for download of the Fedora 14 operating system for IBM System z (s390x) 64-bit systems."

  • LCA 2011: Cerf calls for 're-imagining' the internet (2011-01-26 18:34:48)
    IT Wire: "Given that the focus of the 12th Australian national Linux conference is the internet, it was fitting that Dr Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the global network, gave the first keynote in Brisbane this morning."

  • Debian sets release target, Ubuntu warms to Qt toolkit, Jolibook review, GhostBSD update (2011-01-26 17:34:48)
    Distrowatch: "Good news for those readers who wait impatiently for the new stable release of Debian GNU/Linux - we now have a target date for a release, set for the 6th of February"

  • Ubuntu Font Family Gets Museum Exibition in London (2011-01-26 16:34:48)
    Softpedia: "The Ubuntu Project has announced today, 25th of January a new exhibition, at London's Design Museum, which is dedicated to the Ubuntu Font, with the collaboration of its creators, Dalton Maag."

  • How a �Welded-to KDE3.5 User� Began a Move to KDE4.4 Part III �Konquering the Dolphin� (2011-01-26 16:04:48)
    LXer Feature: "In this extension of his two part guest editorial and tutorial Dr. Tony Young (an Australian Mycologist by trade) goes into detail comparing the functions of Konquerer and Dolphin and along the way discovers that he might actually keep Dolphin as his file manager."

  • What's Up with openSuSE? (2011-01-26 15:04:48)
    ZDNet: "This post is not intended as criticism of the openSuSE project in any way. Most of what I am writing about here concerns their next release, which is currently at Milestone 5"

  • It took a little more than a year.... but Novell crumbled nevertheless (2011-01-26 07:04:48)
    Technology FLOSS: "Do you remember when you opened your browser to get the latest news on Nov 3rd 2006? I do. I just couldn't believed my eyes when I learned that Novell had signed this deal with Microsoft.."

  • Will it Blend? A Look at Blender's New User Interface (2011-01-26 01:34:48)
    Linux.com: "The 3D powerhouse Blender is arguably the most complicated piece of desktop software in the open source world. It handles every part of the workflow used to create a CGI film or a 3D game: creating objects, rigging them to move, animating them, controlling lighting, rendering scenes, and even editing the resulting video."

  • Wine 1.3.12 Released (2011-01-26 00:34:48)
    Wine-Reviews: "The Wine development release 1.3.12 is now available. Whats new in this release:"

  • Human Love, Probe - Two New Short Films Using Blender for VFX (2011-01-26 00:04:48)
    Tech Drive-n: "Here comes even more movies and short films made using Blender for visual effects. For starters, Blender is a free and open source 3D content creation application."