Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 01, 2011
User Revolts (2011-02-01 23:02:32)
Off the Beat: "Why are newer versions of free
software being rejected by significant numbers of users? Three
years after the KDE 4 series began, some users continue to reject
it, either preferring KDE 3 or looking for alternatives."
50 Android Apps to Inform, Monitor and Manage (2011-02-01 22:32:32)
Datamation: "With the right apps, your Android
phone can become an incredibly versatile tool. It can call up
useful information in moments at the touch of a finger, track and
monitor all manner of information and events, and help you manage
Use OfflineIMAP to Sync Email on the Go (2011-02-01 20:02:32)
ServerWatch: "Mail is the lifeblood of system
administrators. Having a great, not good, mail system in place is
key to being productive in many cases. If you can escape the
corporate horror of Microsoft Outlook and use a more capable client
like Mutt, you can be much more productive."
Where 3 times 3 is 8. (2011-02-01 18:32:32)
Linux Operating System: "Do you use Linux? Have
you ever heard of OpenOffice.org? If you answered "yes" to first
question and "no" to second, you are really rare individual! That
is because OpenOffice.org (OOo) is one of the first software
packages installed in Linux."
The Linux Desktop Came on Little Cat Feet (2011-02-01 17:32:32)
LinuxInsider: "Somehow, some way, the year 2010
may have finally been the year of the Linux desktop -- but no one
noticed. Maybe no one needed to."
35 Great Open Web Games (2011-02-01 17:02:32)
Linuxaria: "Game On 2010 is Mozilla Labs' first
international gaming competition. Game On is all about games built,
delivered and played on the open Web and the browser."
Last of the IPv4 Addresses Allocated (2011-02-01 16:32:32)
Enterprise Networking Planet: "IPv4 is dead.
Long Live IPv6."
Sourceforge Attack: Full Report (2011-02-01 15:32:32)
Sourceforge: "As we've previously announced,
SourceForge.net has been the target of a directed attack. We have
completed the first round of analysis, and have a much more solid
picture of what happened, the extent of the impact, our plan to
reduce future risk of attack."
Click a Link - We Get Money....Maybe. (2011-02-01 15:05:11)
Blog of Helios: "We just need you to click a
Want to learn how to program on Android? (2011-02-01 15:02:32)
ZDNet: "Tomorrow, February 1st, the Linux
Foundation, the non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating
the growth of Linux, will be announcing six new training courses
dedicated to the development of Linux-based mobile operating
systems Android and MeeGo."
Record your terminal with Script (2011-02-01 14:02:32)
Linuxaria: "tuxThe script command is part of
the util-linux-ng package and so should be available already
installed in any distribution, or you should be able to easily add
AMD-powered motherboards ready to take your money (2011-02-01 12:02:32)
LinuxDevices: "Acrosser announced two
Linux-ready AMD-powered motherboards designed for slot machines and
other gaming devices."
Review: Sabayon 5.5 KDE (2011-02-01 10:02:32)
Das U-blog: "If you are a regular reader of
this blog, Sabayon needs no introduction. Suffice it to say that
version 5.5 has been released, and as has become tradition for me
(so to speak), I am testing the KDE version of this new
Sony announces NGP (aka PSP2) and talks Playstation gaming on Android (2011-02-01 08:02:32)
IT World: "It was quite a day for Sony portable
fans. Earlier today (well, technically yesterday) Engadget posted
about some hands-on experience with the Xperia Play, aka the
How to save your Linux screen space (2011-02-01 06:02:32)
Techradar: "Tutorial: Tiling window managers
can boost productivity"
Hotz Will Ask Judge to Reconsider TRO Order (2011-02-01 04:02:32)
Groklaw: " Wired's David Kravetz reports that
George Hotz's lawyers plan to ask US District Court Judge Susan
Illiston to reconsider her recent temporary restraining order and
the requirement to surrender all his computers and peripherals and
retrieve from the Internet any information he put there..."
GNOME 3 Test Day #1: Come try the new hotness
AdamW on Linux and more: "This is a great
opportunity to help both GNOME and Fedora development and help make
sure you can work effectively in GNOME 3 when it lands on your