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Linux News for Nov 25, 2010

  • Community Notebook: Kernel News (Nov 25, 2010, 23:03)
    Linux Pro Magazine: "Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community."

  • Implementing the Singleton Pattern in PHP 5 (Nov 25, 2010, 19:03)
    PHPBuilder: "As you probably know, in software engineering there is a set of design patterns that are universally tested, approved and accepted as advanced recipes for programming. One of these patterns is the Singleton design pattern, which is based on the mathematical concept of a singleton (a set with a single element)"

  • Ubuntu: Project, Platform, Products (Nov 25, 2010, 15:03)
    We'll See: "When most people talk about Ubuntu, they usually mean our flagship product, Ubuntu Desktop Edition. Sometimes, they might mean the Ubuntu project, or the community of people who work on it, or various other things."

  • Sentinella acts based your system's activity (Nov 25, 2010, 11:03)
    Sentinella: "Sentinella is a free desktop application that monitors your system activity and, when a condition is met, takes the action that you've chosen."

  • Open-source Social Network Diaspora Goes Live (Nov 25, 2010, 07:03)
    PC World: "Diaspora, a widely anticipated social network site built on open-source code, has cracked open its doors for business today, at least for a handful of invited participants."

  • Understanding the Novell Deal (and when we'll learn more) (Nov 25, 2010, 03:03)
    Standards Blog: "Two days have now passed since Novell announced the high-level terms of its proposed sale, and so far the press has not been able to prize any additional details out of the parties involved. As a result, speculation is rife on several key points, and especially with respect to the 822 patents that Novell proposes to sell to a consortium of companies, only one of which has been disclosed: Microsoft."

  • Who owns what in the Novell deal (Nov 25, 2010, 02:03)
    Cyber Cynic: "We're beginning to see who owns Unix and other intellectual property in the Novell deal. Hint: Microsoft did just fine for itself."

  • Open Source Business Intelligence: What Are Your Options? (Nov 25, 2010, 01:03)
    eCRMGuide: "Open source business intelligence has been gaining momentum in recent years, so much so that it is even showing up in Gartner Magic Quadrants and Forrester Waves."