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Linux News for Nov 27, 2010

  • Virtualization With KVM On Ubuntu 10.10 (2010-11-27 23:04:44)
    Howtoforge: "This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an Ubuntu 10.10 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM)"

  • Cool News: Now Your Fridge Can Run Linux (2010-11-27 19:04:44)
    CultofMac: "The range of devices running Linux grows every day. Now you can add one more to the list: Electrolux (Frigidaire) in Brazil has just announced the Infinity i-kitchen, a smart appliance running Linux"

  • Raiders of the lost OpenBSD (2010-11-27 15:04:44)
    Distrowatch: "A few people asked if I would do a review of the latest release of OpenBSD (version 4.8) and it is with some reluctance that I approached the task. It's not that I have anything against OpenBSD or the developers behind the project, it's the nature of the review."

  • How to compile a Ubuntu 10.10 kernel with sched: automated per tty task groups kernel patch (2010-11-27 11:04:44)
    My Thoughts: "Lately there has been quiet some buzz about the "sched: automated per tty task groups" kernel patch. It's supposed to dramatically improve the desktop interactivity under system strain. You can read a test at Phoronix."

  • 6 More of the Best Free Linux Monitoring Tools (2010-11-27 07:04:44)
    LinuxLinks: "Now, let's explore the 6 monitoring tools. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its features, screenshots, together with links to relevant resources and reviews."

  • Free Software, Creative Commons much harder to emulate in material world (2010-11-27 03:04:00)
    Stop: "...the Free Software and Creative Commons movements have been able to achieve good results just because copyright exists, is more or less the same worldwide AND only cares about immaterial objects. But trying to port the same ideals and methods to manufacturing and other fields, said Wilbank, is much more problematic and may even backfire in some cases."