Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 24, 2011
New Features in digiKam 2.0:�Geolocation (2011-03-24 23:19:43)
Scribbles and Snaps: "Geolocation is not a new
feature, but in digiKam 2.0 it has been thoroughly reworked to
streamline the process of geotagging photos."
RMS weighs into Google GPL debate (2011-03-24 21:03:19)
IT wire: "Free Software Foundation chairman
Richard Stallman has weighed into the debate over whether Google
may be guilty of a GPL violation or not by saying that what the
search giant has done is not limited by copyright."
Red Hat: The first $1-billion-a-year open source outfit (almost) (2011-03-24 18:04:28)
Channel Register: "The money just keeps rolling
in at Red Hat, and it looks like this year will be even better as
the company is poised to become the first open source software
company to break through the $1bn mark."
Beta version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 (2011-03-24 16:17:09)
The H Open: "As usual in this phase of the RHEL
version families' seven to ten-year life cycle, minor release 6.1
offers not only bug fixes and minor improvements, but also various
new functions and hardware drivers."
Black Duck Suite 6 focuses on automatic discovery
SD Times: "New in Black Duck Suite 6 is
approval request automation, which helps speed the process under
which developers can get permission to use an open-source
AriOS Review - Yet Another Ubuntu Derived Linux Distro (2011-03-24 11:16:04)
Tech Drive-in: "Recently, the distribution
AriOS made it to DistroWatch's database. I had read Dedoimedo's
review of AriOS earlier, where he said that it is a user-friendly
and very pleasant distribution to use, and it is much better than
its predecessor mFatOS. Intrigued, I decided to try it out."
Google Chrome 11 hits beta with voice to text (2011-03-24 09:46:11)
Netstat -vat: "While many of the recent Chrome
releases have primarily focused on performance gains, Chrome 11
offers users a feature that none of us have ever seen built into a
Five things to do in your new OpenSuse 11.4 Installation (2011-03-24 08:09:34)
Matthew Casperson's Hubfolio: "OpenSuse 11.4 is
out, and it includes some of the latest and best software available
for Linux. But there are still a few things you can do to spruce
CrossOver Games 10.1.0 has been released (2011-03-24 06:04:11)
Wine Review: "CodeWeavers has released
CrossOver Games 10.1.0 for Linux and Mac. This release fixes many
known issues with supported games and adds Rift to the list of
games that now run with CrossOver Games."
Of Citizenship and Software (2011-03-24 04:11:06)
Open and Shut?: "As more and more of our lives
are organised and controlled by computers, and the role that
software plays in society becomes increasingly central, most people
still assume that the virtual world that opens up before them when
they switch on the computer, and the choices they are offered
onscreen, is how things are and ought to be — not a
consequence of the way in which the underlying software has been
Installing Dovecot 2 on CentOS (2011-03-24 00:42:19)
PostfixMail.com: "This tutorial will show you
how to perform a basic install of Dovecot version 2 and get it
working for one domain."