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Linux News for Jun 25, 2009

  • How to install Chrome browser on Fedora linux, that works! (Jun 25, 2009, 23:18)
    Digitizor: "Although Google has not yet officially released a Chrome browser that works on Linux, there are a few ways in which you could install Chromium"

  • Red Hat CEO Isn't Worried About Oracle Solaris (Jun 25, 2009, 22:38)
    InternetNews: "With earnings up at the Linux vendor, its chief executive talks tough on Oracle."

  • Linux 2.6.31-rc1 Released (Jun 25, 2009, 21:06) "We've had the regular two-week (and one day) merge window, and -rc1 is out, and the merge window is closed."

  • Linux-Powered Enterprise Storage: Openfiler (Jun 25, 2009, 19:48)
    LinuxPlanet: "One network storage software vendor, Openfiler, never needed to be convinced of the benefits of offering enterprises an open source network storage operating system."

  • Ubuntu May Increase Mono-dependent Apps (Jun 25, 2009, 17:19)
    iTWire: "Responding to an inquiry about the Canonical policy on Mono, Gerry Carr said: 'That's an interesting question. Really, it is Ubuntu's board of governance, not Canonical whose policy you want as they decide what goes in the distro.'"

  • System76 Bonobo Professional Review (Jun 25, 2009, 16:38)
    phoronix: "One of the new notebooks to recently leave the System76 facilities is the Bonobo Professional, which packs an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 processor and an impressive NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M discrete graphics processor. In this article we are seeing how this high-end notebook performs with Ubuntu 9.04."

  • Set up OpenERP Server, OpenERP GTK Client and OpenERP Web Client on Ubuntu Server & Desktop (Jun 25, 2009, 15:42)
    HowtoForge: "This article will show you how to set up openerp-server 5.0.0-3-1 + openerp-client 5.0.0-3-1 + openerp-web 5.0.1 on Ubuntu Server 9.04 & Desktop 9.0.4 "

  • Ubuntu Netbook Remix - User Interface Pro/Am Opinions (Jun 25, 2009, 15:04)
    ZDNet UK: "I'm going to take a look at the Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04 desktop and user interface. My intention is to look from two different perspectives - my own, as a Linux 'Pro', and that of my partner, my neighbor, or others who we might consider Linux 'Amateurs'."

  • Character encoding issues when migrating from Joomla 1.0 to 1.5 (Jun 25, 2009, 14:17)
    Sankuru: "After migrating a joomla installation from version 1.0 to 1.5, I came across a particularly annoying issue: the following characters showed up in error in the browser: left single quote, right single quote, left double quote, right double quote, emdash."

  • Microsoft and FOSS: Uneasy Bedfellows (Jun 25, 2009, 13:04)
    iTWire: "Maybe it's the cynic within that makes me think this way - but at the end of an event titled 'Microsoft'.'Open Source' == 'unhandled exceptions.' I was left wondering: Is this all an elaborate set-up?"

  • Fedora 11 Install Nvidia Driver Kmod-Nvidia (Jun 25, 2009, 12:06)
    Kernel Hardware: "Question: How do I install the nvidia drivers on Fedora 11 instead of using the nouveau driver"

  • Webopedia Term of the Day: Tomato firmware (Jun 25, 2009, 10:34)
    Webopedia: "Called Tomato, it is the name of a firmware for wireless routers, including the popular WRT54G family. Tomato is designed to be flashed onto your compatible wireless router to replace the stock firmware loaded by the vendor."

  • Pick Your Distro: Cutting-Edge, Bleeding-Edge, Blunting-Edge (Jun 25, 2009, 09:02)
    Open Source Weblog: "You might remember Bryan Lunduke from his extremely pointed "Linux Sucks -- Let's Fix It" presentation of a few months back. Now he's aiming fighting words at Fedora over F11, and from that I've gleaned a few larger questions about what is the real role of any given Linux distribution."

  • Red Hat Rakes in Big Bucks (Jun 25, 2009, 07:34)
    Cyber Cynic: "Some companies, OK most companies, are in trouble, but Red Hat, the world's number one Linux company just keeps signing the customers and making the bucks."

  • Working with XML and Java on Android (Jun 25, 2009, 06:02)
    developerWorks: "Android is a modern, open source operating system and SDK for mobile devices. With it you can create powerful mobile applications. In this article, you learn to build Android applications that can work with XML from the Internet."

  • The Little Linux School House (Jun 25, 2009, 03:09)
    Cyber Cynic: "Open source software in schools isn't just a good idea, it's becoming a financial necessity if we're to keep enough teachers for our kids in classrooms. So, it's particular good timing that Sugar Labs and openSUSE have released free Linux distributions expressly designed for education."

  • Linux Disable Shell / FTP Access For a User Account (Jun 25, 2009, 01:32)
    nixCraft: "How do I disable shell (SSH) and FTP access to a new or old user under Linux without deleting user account?"

  • Eclipse Galileo Releases 33 Open Source Projects (Jun 25, 2009, 00:06)
    InternetNews: "The Eclipse Foundation is today making its biggest release of the year, highlighting open source projects created using the Eclipse development platform. Its new Galileo release includes 33 open source projects that were built with contributions from 44 different organizations."