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Infrastructure Linux News for May 27, 2011

  • Skype Ends Support For Open-Source Digium Asterisk VOIP PBX (May 27, 2011, 17:11)
    eWeek: "Two weeks after Microsoft said it would acquire Skype, the voice over IP company has begun cutting its ties with the open-source world. Asterisk was the first partner cut loose."

  • 6 Even Better Open Source Graphics Programs (May 27, 2011, 15:07)
    Small Business Computing: "If you're looking for free-of-cost Adobe software replacements, forget it. Everyone wants Adobe for free. I want beer and ponies for free, but I'm not going to get them, just like nobody is getting Adobe for free. Not legally, anyway. If you want Adobe then buy Adobe. If you want to expand your horizons and check out the wealth of great free/open source (FOSS) graphics software then walk this way."

  • How to install Fedora 15 on an encrypted btrfs file system (May 27, 2011, 11:04)
    linuxbsdos: "Fedora 15, the latest stable release of the Red Hat-sponsored Linux distribution, is the first Fedora release to have btrfs as a file system option during the installation process. "

  • The 5 best reasons to root your Android phone (May 27, 2011, 09:13)
    It World: "Here lies the standard disclaimer: rooting your phone's firmware is probably a violation of your warranty, and using that rooted phone in unauthorized fashion, like, say, tethering your Android data connection to a laptop, is almost certainly a breach of contract."

  • Citrix Adopts OpenStack for Project Olympus (May 27, 2011, 08:03)
    ServerWatch: "This week, Citrix launched its effort to bring the open source cloud technology to the home of Zeus with Project Olympus. "