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Infrastructure Linux News for May 31, 2011

  • So, What's the Deal With MicroSkype? (May 31, 2011, 22:04)
    Linux Insider: "Skype insists the parting of ways was underway well before Microsoft made its move, but suspicion still fills the air."

  • Google pulls emulators from the Android Market (May 31, 2011, 21:06) "The open nature of the Android Market is becoming diminished as Google realizes it needs to take a more active role in its policing it."

  • Five Cool KDE widgets for your desktop (May 31, 2011, 20:07)
    Ubuntu Manual: "KDE has many very cool and useful widgets which you can add on your KDE desktop or in your taskbar. Lets have a look at the top 5 widgets."

  • ChromeOS huge niche market? (May 31, 2011, 19:11)
    My Open Source Wish List: "What can we use it for? Where, in the vast operating system lanscape, we can find its niche market?"

  • 7 of the Best Free Linux GPS Tools (May 31, 2011, 18:04)
    Linux Links: "This article focuses in selecting the best free software for undertaking a wide variety of GPS related tasks."

  • Canonical and Ubuntu Needs to Settle Down (May 31, 2011, 17:01)
    Tech Drive-in: "Canonical and Ubuntu needs to settle down a bit and sort things out carefully. Just consider the new features for upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 Oneric Ocelot. Even more drastic changes are on its way, like say replacement of GDM with LightDM for example. There were even discussions on replacing Firefox with Chromium during UDS 2011."

  • Dynebolic: forgotten Rasta Tux (May 31, 2011, 16:02)
    Linux notes from DarkDuck: "There are some distros which account themselves as multimedia-oriented. They started to appear as soon as multimedia applications and hardware became available for Linux. This post will be about one of these multimedia-oriented Linux distros – Dynebolic."

  • How to install Google's Chrome OS (May 31, 2011, 15:13)
    ZDnet: You don't need a Chromebook to try Google's Linux-based Chrome OS.

  • Webopedia Linux Term of the Day: What is Scientific Linux? (May 31, 2011, 11:06)
    Webopedia: "Scientific Linux (SL) is an open source Linux release developed by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and various scientists and universities."