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Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 14, 2011

  • Moonstruck with MoonOS (2011-04-14 22:09:52)
    DarkDuck: "The Main Edition is a huge improvement over the prior releases, and not just because the desktop environment was switched from Enlightenment to GNOME. Neak 4 also introduces a completely original File Hierarchy System, making files and folders much easier to navigate, organize, and find."

  • Salix Xfce 13.37-beta2 - first impressions and screenshots (2011-04-14 19:03:12)
    Linux BSD Blog: "Things haven't changed much, and except a lovely fresh new wallpaper and login screen 13.37 looks exactly like the previous two. Good for when you actually want to get down to business and not relearn the interface every few months."

  • Testing Plasma Active (2011-04-14 15:13:07)
    OSTATIC: "Yesterday when I introduced Plasma Active, I secretly thought to myself 'oh no, so it's begun.' See, I have this underlying fear that KDE is going to go the way of GNOME 3 and Unity and finding the removal of user choice in upcoming KDE software compilations sowed the seeds."

  • 25 things you can do with VLC Media player! (2011-04-14 14:33:27)
    Unixmen: Wait, VLC isn't just for watching education videos and NPR?

  • Six public relations lessons for open source projects (2011-04-14 13:45:05)
    NetworkWorld: "What we learned about open source PR at the Linux Foundation Collab Summit."

  • The Linux Foundation Announces LinuxCon North America Keynote Speakers (2011-04-14 12:48:51)
    Linux Foundation: Top mobile and enterprise Linux executives lead keynote agenda: Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst to address enterprise Linux at 20 years and HP Chief Technology Officer Phil McKinney to discuss WebOS

  • Bluetile Keeps My App Windows Nice and Neat (2011-04-14 11:16:12)
    LinuxInsider:"I can use my default work spaces easily through the AWN dock or tap into the built-in work spaces that are part of the Bluetile interface."

  • Novell Extends Linux Support, Updates SLES 10 (2011-04-14 10:02:32)
    InternetNews: "Final service pack for SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 is released as Novell aims to provide longer support to customers."

  • Twenty Years of Linux according to Linus Torvalds (2011-04-14 09:08:52)
    ZDNet: "When is Linux's real birthday? Is it August 25th, when Linus announced the project? October 5th 1991, when 0.02, the first public release was made?"

  • 50 Android Apps to Manage Your Phone (and Your Life) (2011-04-14 08:04:38)
    Datamation: "Some Android apps do more than simply provide you with information, they actually add new capabilities to your mobile device. Here's a list of 50 utilities and other Android apps that allow you to manage your phone and its capabilities in new and highly useful ways."

  • How To Create Amazing Text and Font Effects in Gimp 2.6 (2011-04-14 05:18:23)
    Packt Publishing: "GIMP uses the fonts installed in the system. Many times they are not enough for even the average user. GIMP comes with a wide variety of filters and effects. We are going to use some of them with just text layers to give you a clear idea of how to create great looking text starting from a solid-color font."

  • Google holds back Android Honeycomb; Asus releases the source code (2011-04-14 01:03:11)
    IT World: "As if to back up the contention by Google's Android boss that the tablet version of Android isn't being penned in so Google can keep control, PC-maker Asus released part of the source code yesterday."