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Linux News for Jun 27, 2010

  • We’re suing everybody on Twitter (2010-06-27 20:05:26)
    The Globe and Mail: "A group of big banks asked a judge to force a financial news website called The Fly On The Wall (Theflyonthewall.com) to stop posting immediate updates on analyst research from several major banks."

  • Why Tabs are on Top in Firefox 4 (2010-06-27 16:05:26)
    Alex Faaborg: "In the Firefox 4 nightly builds, and in Firefox 4 Beta 1, we are changing the default tab position so that tabs are on top. This is a preference that users can change by right clicking on any of their toolbars."

  • Kernel Log: Linus resolves to apply a strict policy over merging changes (2010-06-27 12:05:26)
    The H Open: "It would appear that Linus Torvalds has resolved to apply a strict policy of accepting only bug fix changes to the kernel after the merge window has closed."

  • Arena Now Set For the Android vs iPhone Robot Showdown (2010-06-27 08:05:26)
    Robot Reviews: "Android and iPhone devices are trampling on their rivals in the free-for-all battle over smartphone supremacy. But which of these two phones is really the smartest and baddest in the planet? A robot match is about to settle this argument once and for all."

  • The Planet uses KVM and Ubuntu for Cloud hosting (2010-06-27 04:05:26)
    Network World: "The Linux KVM hypervisor is gaining steam in the cloud computing market, with two major vendors using the virtualization software to create cloud platforms to compete against Amazon's popular EC2 service."

  • Getting Started with Blender�s Particle System (2010-06-27 00:05:26)
    Packt: "Basic and practical uses of the Particle System: Creating Dust, Creating Smoke, Creating Fire, Creating Bubbles, Simulating Rock Slides, Creating Hair/Fur/Grass"