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Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 23, 2012

  • OpenStack Promotes Quantum Networking to Core Project Status (Feb 23, 2012, 23:00)
    InternetNews: Big news in the OpenStack world as the Quantum networking project is set to become a core project.

  • Raspberry Pi school computer to run cut-down Fedora (Feb 23, 2012, 20:02)
    ComputerWorld UK: "Early adopters of the Raspberry Pi $25 computer will be offered a cut down and customized Fedora 'remix' compiled to run on the system?s ARM microprocessor."

  • PacketFence 3.2.0 released! (Feb 23, 2012, 19:02) "This is a major release with big features, new hardware support, enhancements, bug fixes (including a security fix) and updated translations."

  • Open Source Code Is As Good As Proprietary, Says Coverity (Feb 23, 2012, 18:02)
    TechWeekEurope: "Any conviction that open source software (OSS) is somehow inferior to proprietary code, or vice versa, depending on which side of the development fence you sit, is being dispelled by a report from Coverity."

  • Eugeni Dodonov: Even while I was at Microsoft, I still had Slackware on my machine (Feb 23, 2012, 17:03)
    DarkDuck: "The man who researched the ability to build the Skynet-ish computer systems. Please meet: Eugeni Dodonov."

  • Canonical Continues Ubuntu Cloud Push (Feb 23, 2012, 16:01)
    The VAR Guy: "As the results of Canonical?s survey of Ubuntu server users indicated last week, the cloud is an area where Ubuntu still has a lot of room to grow."

  • VA could give MS Office the boot (Feb 23, 2012, 14:01)
    Federal Computing: "The Veterans Affairs Department said it is exploring alternatives to Microsoft Corp.?s longstanding Office Suite productivity software that has dominated federal desktops for two decades."

  • The Perfect Media Server - Ubuntu 11.10 (Feb 23, 2012, 13:04)
    HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how to install Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) and all the programs needed for the perfect media server to download all your media and stream it to your PS3."

  • Mageia 2 Beta 1 Released (Feb 23, 2012, 03:02)
    Linux User & Developer: "The team is planning a 3 week period until the second Beta, using the time to finalize and freeze features, code, and artwork before the next stage of testing."