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Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 22, 2011

  • Google Promises One Android for All Screen Sizes--As it Should Be (Sep 22, 2011, 23:02)
    OSTATIC: "Google took some criticism earlier this year when, with Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), the company seemed to be aiming targeted features at tablet developers, while other versions of Android would be more appropriate for smartphones and other devices."

  • Taking a long look at Salix OS 13.37 (Sep 22, 2011, 22:07)
    Distro Watch Weekly: "While Salix OS does offer a very nice graphical installer it is limited to the live CD version still in development. Those who prefer to test drive from a live CD will have to wait a bit."

  • How to use Linux containers (lxc) under Debian Squeeze (Sep 22, 2011, 21:00)
    Wallix: In this article, you will learn what is virtualization, why use it and how to use one kind of virtualization, Linux containers (aka lxc) under Debian Squeeze.

  • The Gnome 3 Meteor: Ready for impact (Sep 22, 2011, 20:00)
    Muktware: It's been a long time since a desktop environment has caused so much controversy in the FOSS universe.

  • Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 Released, Synaptic Removed (Sep 22, 2011, 20:00)
    Softpedia: "The second and last Beta version, as well as the last development release, of the upcoming Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system was made available for testing by the Ubuntu developers."

  • Ever wondered how the Wikimedia servers are configured? (Sep 22, 2011, 19:00)
    Wikimedia: Well, wonder no longer! To configure the Wikimedia servers, we use Puppet..

  • Using and configuring Samba under Linux/Unix (Sep 22, 2011, 15:00)
    LinuxCareer: If you are working in a heterogeneous environment, that is Windows and Linux/Unix, chances are sooner or later you will have to deal with Samba.

  • Moodle Rolls Out Official iPhone App (Sep 22, 2011, 13:00)
    NetworkWorld: New free app provides Moodle course management system access for Moodlers on the go.

  • Kororaa Linux 15 Released, Based on Fedora 15 (Sep 22, 2011, 12:00)
    Softpedia: "Dubbed Squirt, the new Kororaa 15 OS is now based on the Fedora 15 release, it features both KDE SC 4.6 and GNOME 3 desktop environments, and it is available for download for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures."

  • PiCloud: Scientific open source computing in the cloud (Sep 22, 2011, 09:01)
    FLOSS for Science: "This week we interviewed Ken Elkabany, CEO of another company with a business model on top of scientific open source software: PiCloud."

  • Samsung Mulling Open-Source Future For Its Mobile OS Plan B: Bada, That Is (Sep 22, 2011, 08:02)
    mocoNews: "Expect to hear a lot about Bada, Samsung's homegrown mobile operating system, over the next year as it reportedly gears up to open the OS up to third-party developers."

  • Pardus 2011.2 screenshot preview (Sep 22, 2011, 01:04) : "Pardus 2011.2, code-named Cervus elaphus, is the latest version of the Linux desktop distribution developed by the Turkish National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology (UEKAE)."