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Linux News for Mar 28, 2011

  • Xen version 4.1 released (2011-03-28 22:24:39)
    The H Open: "After 11 months of work, the Xen developers have announced that version 4.1 of the open source Xen hypervisor software is now available to download."

  • Set Up OpenVPN Server With Authentication Against OpenLDAP On Debian 6.0 (2011-03-28 20:06:14)
    HowtoForge: "This is useful if you have services on a local network and need to access them remotely but don't want these services to be publicly accessible. By integrating with OpenSSL, OpenVPN can encrypt all VPN traffic to provide a secure connection between machines."

  • The first great Android Tablet: Nook Color (2011-03-28 18:03:21)
    ZDNet Blog: "Let's get real. There are only two great tablets out there today: Apple's iPad and the iPad 2. But, the iPad may soon have a serious Android opponent: Barnes & Noble's Nook Color."

  • Bodhi Linux 1.0 review (2011-03-28 16:12:02)
    Linuxaria: "Enlightenment is not just a window manager for Linux/X11 and others, but also a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work than doing it the old fashioned way and fighting with traditional toolkits, not to mention a traditional window manager."

  • The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 11.4 x86_64 [ISPConfig 2] (2011-03-28 14:07:38)
    HowtoForge: "This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 11.4 server (x86_64) that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters. In the end you should have a system that works reliably, and if you like you can install the free webhosting control panel ISPConfig 2 (i.e., ISPConfig runs on it out of the box."

  • Google Chrome Team Fixes 6 High-Risk Flaws (2011-03-28 12:11:24)
    eWeek: "Google March 24 sewed up six security holes in its Chrome Web browser with an upgrade to the stable and beta channels for Chrome 10.0.648.204 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame."

  • Groundbreaking open source project wins top MediaGuardian Innovation Award (2011-03-28 10:03:18)
    Guardian.co.uk: "The judging panel described the Apache Hadoop project as the Swiss army knife of the 21st Century, and having the potential to completely change the face of media innovations across the globe."

  • Webopedia Term of The Day: Linux boot (2011-03-28 07:14:28)
    Webopedia: "A Linux boot process is the initialization of the Linux open source operating system on a computer. Also known as the Linux startup process, a Linux boot process covers a number of steps from the initial bootstrap to the launch of the initial user-space application."

  • Goodbye openSUSE 11.2 (2011-03-28 05:04:39)
    Softpedia: "With regrets, the openSUSE developers, through Marcus Meissner, announced on March 24th that there will be no more updates coming for the openSUSE 11.2 Linux distribution, starting with May 12th, 2011."

  • Camino web browser, for Mac open source purists only? (2011-03-28 02:09:37)
    Computer Weekly Blog: "Camino is an open source web browser for Mac OS X users that requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later. If you've never heard of it, then you should at least know that it has been around since 2002 and it has a special 'Safari migration' area on its website to encourage users to make the switch."