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Linux News for May 31, 2009

  • 10 Unknown but Useful Linux Terminal Commands (May 31, 2009, 22:03)
    Tech Source From Bohol: "This time, I'm going to show you several terminal commands that are perhaps unfamiliar to many new-to-Linux users but could be really handy when used properly."

  • Mozilla Jetpack is no Greasemonkey (May 31, 2009, 18:03)
    InternetNews: "One of the reasons the Mozilla Firefox Web browser is used by more than 270 million people is its extensive ecosystem of browser add-ons. With the new Mozilla Labs Jetpack project, Mozilla hopes to make it easier for developers to build add-ons and for users to manage them."

  • What's wrong with free? (May 31, 2009, 14:03) "You're paying for this level of service from Microsoft. And then maybe paying a little more to McAfee and Norton to try to ease the pain. And maybe the local computer shop, and a few cans of beer for your mate. Is it worth just a small learning curve to get to cheaper, virus free computing?"

  • PCLinuxOS Magazine, Special issue (May 31, 2009, 10:03)
    PCLinuxOS Magazine: "PCLinuxOS Magazine, Special issue (Issue 29) is available to download. You can find it at the PCLinuxOS Magazine website."

  • Installing MyDNS & MyDNSConfig 3 On Fedora 10 (May 31, 2009, 06:03)
    HowtoForge: "In this tutorial I will describe how to install and configure MyDNS and MyDNSConfig 3 on Fedora 10. MyDNS is a DNS server that uses a MySQL database as backend instead of configuration files like, for example, Bind or djbdns."

  • FOSS and the Labyrinthine Land of Licensing (May 31, 2009, 02:03)
    LinuxInsider: "Pure, unadulterated FOSS is, of course, free to distribute as one pleases. What happens, though, when a private company grabs a piece of FOSS, adds a little of its own secret sauce to the mix, and creates a new application?"