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Infrastructure Linux News for May 30, 2012

  • Add These Modules to Enhance Apache Web Server (May 30, 2012, 16:00)
     Wazi: Here are some useful Apache modules that can improve your web server’s performance, content delivery, and overall security.

  • grml 2012.05 Has Linux Kernel 3.3.7 (May 30, 2012, 12:00)
    Softpedia: The grml 2012.05 Linux distribution comes with new features, such as the ability to retrieve NUMA information with numactl, simplified support for brltty, and the ability to mount DCS-directory using the 9p-virtio filesystem.

  • RedSleeve does RHEL-ish clone for ARM (May 30, 2012, 11:00)
    The Register: If you are tired of waiting for Red Hat to do an official port of its Enterprise Linux commercial distribution to the ARM architecture, well then Red Sleeve Linux has just what you are looking for.

  • ZaReason Upgrades Open Source PC Line (May 30, 2012, 10:00)
    The VAR Guy: If you're in the market for a Linux-ready PC, May 2012 has been a good month.

  • Panel-Docklet: A must-install extension for GNOME 3 (May 30, 2012, 08:00) This tutorial shows how I installed and modified its default settings to suit my needs. Installing it involves the same process as installing any other GNOME 3 extension.

  • Why Zuck will go soft for Facebook Phone and rebrand Android (May 30, 2012, 06:00)
    The Register: Facebook's attempt to recruit smartphone engineers is being taken as proof that the boy Zuck is chasing mobile hardware again - but this ignores the cheaper and faster alternative of installing a Facebook OS onto existing devices.

  • How to install SWFTools in ubuntu 12.04/11.10 using PPA (May 30, 2012, 05:00)
    Ubuntu Geek: SWFTools is a collection of utilities for working with Adobe Flash files (SWF files).

  • Sony dumps Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for Xperia Play (May 30, 2012, 04:00)
    Fierce Mobile: Google's Android Developers dashboard reveals that only 4.9 percent of all Android devices are currently running a version of Ice Cream Sandwich.