Linux News for May 26, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 adds OpenSCAP (May 26, 2011, 23:01)
Netstat -vat: "With all the excitement around
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 last week, it's important to remember
that most RHEL users are still likely on RHEL 5."
Linux Mint 11 'Katya' released! (May 26, 2011, 22:07)
Softpedia: Clement Lefebvre, father of the
Linux Mint project, announced on May 26th, the new and highly
anticipated Linux Mint 11 operating system, dubbed Katya.
Nautilus Elementary Ambiance Theme + Orange Themed Clarity Icons = Looks Nice in (May 26, 2011, 21:03)
Tech Drive-in: "Even more Ubuntu 11.04 Natty
Narwhal customization tips."
Can an open-source backer thrive inside Microsoft? This one says no (May 26, 2011, 20:06)
All About Microsoft Blog: "I realize every
story has two sides. For what it's worth, here's Verissimo's side
of his tale about his three years in Redmond."
Time for Amazon to pay its dues to open source? (May 26, 2011, 19:11)
The H Open: "Now let's compare Google with
another leading technology company that also runs its operations
pretty much entirely on free software: Amazon. Like Google with its
Android system, Amazon too has a Linux-based product that promises
to turn its market completely on its head."
How do you track open source license obligation compliance? (May 26, 2011, 18:02)
InternetNews: OpenLogic Collaborates for Open
Source Compliance with an enhanced SaaS service aims to help
enterprises comply with open source licensing.
Terracotta In-Memory Technology to Fuel Software AG Cloud Computing Offerings (May 26, 2011, 17:03)
Enterprise Apps Today: "Acquiring Terracotta
(the developer of Ehcache, the open source distributed data cache
for Java applications) enables Software AG to offer cloud computing
solutions that will boost the performance of its PaaS-based
business process management solutions."
Eve Online source code posted on GitHub, DMCA takedown quickly follows (May 26, 2011, 16:08)
Geek.com: "For the most part the projects
listed on GitHub are legitimate, and in the case of the open source
repositories, viewing and downloading is encouraged. But sometimes
code that shouldn't be available is posted there, and the owner
wants it taken down quickly."
Hacker Evolution Duality : New Hacking Simulation Game Coming to Linux (May 26, 2011, 15:03)
UbuntuVibes: The game features a world
populated by other hackers (AI).
Why it's time for Linux 3.0 (May 26, 2011, 14:02)
Netstat -vat: As Linux enters its third decade,
Linus Torvalds advocates for Linux 3.0.
Ubuntu: Design for all (May 26, 2011, 13:08)
ITworld: "There are some things you can't
configure in Ubuntu anymore, in order to keep the Unity shell's
design and user experience consistent."
13 Reasons to choose GIMP over Photoshop! (May 26, 2011, 12:04)
Unixmen: Reason #1 - it's free.
Linux User’s Ubuntu Column #100 with Mark Shuttleworth (May 26, 2011, 11:06)
Linux User & Developer magazine:
Shuttleworth once again defends Unity.
Fedora 15 Review ROUNDUP (May 26, 2011, 10:01)
Editors' Note: We've received a large number of
Fedora 15 review contributions, here are a few of the best.
Puppy Linux Wary 5.1.2 Is Available for Download (May 26, 2011, 09:08)
Set up Spice-Gtk-0.6 on Ubuntu 11.04 ( Natty Narwhal ) (May 26, 2011, 08:12)
Xen Virtualization on Linux and Solaris: "The
intent is to push 'spice' as far as possible on the system,
including option of running spice session via virt-manager for
domains install and runtime as well."
Rails 3.1 Nears Delivery (May 26, 2011, 07:03)
Developer.com: "The open source Ruby on Rails
community is gearing up for their next major release."
CentOS 5.6: The Reliable Server OS Gets a Revamp (May 26, 2011, 06:01)
OpenLogic Wazi: RHEL clone keeps on moving
10 Commercial Apps for Linux That I Never Knew Existed (May 26, 2011, 04:02)
TechDriveIn: Yes my friends, you can find LOTS
of commercial apps for Linux.