Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 31, 2011
PirateBox: an "artistic provocation" in lunchbox form (2011-01-31 23:05:32)
ars Technica: "When NYU art professor David
Darts shows people his lunchbox, "a smile just starts creeping up
on their face.""
WordNet+Artha: A great Linux thesaurus combo (2011-01-31 22:34:49)
Ghacks: "I am a writer. I write loads of
technical documentation as well as novels (check out my fiction on
Smashwords and Autumnal Press). Because of my trade I am always
seeking out tools to aid in my own process."
Why We Insist on Linux on the Desktop (2011-01-31 22:05:32)
Blog of Helios: "The title to this article
could just as easily have been, "Why We Don't Use Windows.""
Android Tops Leading Smartphone List -- in the World (2011-01-31 20:35:32)
Enterprise Mobile Today: "Android the giant
continues to loom large among smartphone competitors. Today
research firm Canalys said the Android platform had the most
shipments globally of any other platform with 32.9 million
Android-based devices shipped."
Review: KDE 4.6 (2011-01-31 20:05:32)
Das U-blog: "A couple days ago, KDE 4.6 was
released for the world to enjoy. It boasts myriad bug fixes, new
features for applications like Dolphin and Marble (among others), a
revamped Activities feature, and better integration of GTK+
Bufferbloat, Fixing Internet Congestion (2011-01-31 19:35:32)
Bufferbloat: "The dark buffers that lead to
Bufferbloat and the congestion/latency problems that currently
plague the internet are almost everywhere. The Bufferbloat project
intends to address these problems by: "
iPad loses significant share to Android tablets (2011-01-31 19:05:32)
CNet: "Apple's iPad still reigns supreme among
tablets, but its grip on the market is starting to loosen."
First impressions of Chakra GNU/Linux 0.3.1 (2011-01-31 18:05:32)
Distrowatch: "Despite receiving several
requests for a Chakra Linux review, it took me a while to get
motivated to write one, mostly due to the project's website."
A Frightening Week (2011-01-31 16:35:32)
AVC: "When something you have come to rely on
is taken away from you, it is frightening."
Don't Let 'Microsoft Trained Brain Syndrome' Happen to You (2011-01-31 15:35:32)
PC World: "Windows users have many, many
reasons to consider switching to Linux, as I've pointed out on
numerous occasions already. For many, however, there's one big, fat
obstacle standing in the way: "Microsoft Trained Brain
11 Killer Features That Make Ubuntu 11.04 Worth the Wait (2011-01-31 15:05:32)
Hubpages: "As the conventional desktop gets a
major overhaul, the spanking new Unity interface is busy preparing
itself to replace the time-honored Gnome interface."
Android 3.0: Hell Yes It's a Fork. But Who Cares? (2011-01-31 14:35:32)
ZDNet: "This just in: Big screens and little
screens are different and your excessive worry over forking Android
3.0 is misplaced. The real problem is the OEM and Carrier
GitHub received DMCA Takedown Notice on 6 PS3-related projects (2011-01-31 14:05:32)
Github: Sony escalates its war against its
customers and the FLOSS community.
The Linux Contradictionary (2011-01-31 11:05:32)
Linux Format: "Linux is full of jargon. Learn
to bluff your way in this seemingly confusing universe with this
handy guide. * Crack A mind-altering substance that confers upon
its user the power to guess weak passwords."
Convert RAW Files to DNG with DNGConverter (2011-01-31 07:05:32)
Scribbles and Snaps: "digiKam comes with a
nifty batch utility that allows you to convert RAW files to the DNG
format. The question is, of course, why you would want to do
5 Best Video Game Console Emulators for Linux (2011-01-31 03:05:32)
Tech Source: "I have here a list of some of the
best video game console emulators for Linux that you can download
and use for free:"