Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 22, 2011

  • Positioning windows automatically in Gnome 3 (Aug 22, 2011, 22:01)
    Matthew Casperson's Hubfolio: "One of the best features of Gnome 3 are the dynamic workspaces. Using some simple keyboard shortcuts, it is possible to assign an application to a workspace and quickly switch between them."

  • OuchPad: Best Buy Sitting on a Pile of Unsold HP Tablets (Aug 22, 2011, 21:04)
    ALlThingsD: "There have been plenty of hints that Hewlett-Packard's TouchPad isn't selling well."

  • Useful Basic Terminal Commands On Linux Mint 11 (Aug 22, 2011, 20:01)
    HowtoForge: "Terminal commands are powerful tools if they are used correctly, but can cause great damage if you are not completely aware of what you are doing. Before using commands that are new to you, look up the manual page and make sure you have your files saved and backed up."

  • GridOS a new Android based OS (Aug 22, 2011, 19:02)
    It runs on "A new Android based operating system is developed, with a complete new graphical user interface, called GridOS."

  • Countdown to Mandriva 2011, Codename Announced (Aug 22, 2011, 18:03)
    OSTATIC: "Yesterday was the 'total freeze' of the Mandriva repository. That means that all features, software, kernel, and versions are set. Nothing left now but last minute critical show-stopping bug fixes and rolling the ISOs."

  • Open hardware, or open source hardware? (Aug 22, 2011, 17:01)
    Commons Law: "Bruce Perens (co-founder of the Open Source Initiative) has been opining about the difference between open source hardware and open hardware."

  • Webopedia Term of the Day: What is ZeuS? (Aug 22, 2011, 14:02)
    Webopedia: "Several mobile botnet variants of the ZeuS Trojan have surfaced more recently, with some targeting Google Android phones while others attack Blackberry devices, Symbian phones, or Windows Mobile phones."

  • A Look at Oregon State University's Open Source Lab (Aug 22, 2011, 06:00) Those of us in the open source community depend heavily on Oregon State University's Open Source Labs (OSUOSL), but may not even realize just how much.