Linux News for Aug 24, 2011
Is Chrome More Secure Thanks to Adobe? (2011-08-24 23:00:58)
eSecurityPlanet: For as long as there have been
Web browsers, there have been debates about which browser is the
First look at Scientific Linux 6.1 (2011-08-24 22:00:09)
Distrowatch: "Though often considered a clone
of RHEL, Scientific Linux makes adjustments to upstream packages
and the configuration which give it a personality of its own, one
which comes across as more desktop-friendly."
Oracle Takes on VMware with Oracle VM 3.0 (2011-08-24 21:00:08)
ServerWatch: Oracle adds new management
capabilities for its virtualization tech, based on Xen.
My four favorite graphical Chess clients for Linux (2011-08-24 20:00:31)
TechRepublic: Marco Fioretti follows up his
post on installing old-school games on Linux with a post dedicated
only to Chess clients. Here are his picks for easy installs and few
Gluster Goes After Hadoop Big Data (2011-08-24 19:00:08)
InfoStor: Open source file system expands
deployment options with Apache Hadoop.
Linux 3.1 Kernel Draws More Power With Another Regression (2011-08-24 18:00:22)
Phoronix: If you were hoping that the Linux 3.1
kernel would fix the big power regression problem that's caused by
PCI Express Active State Power Management (ASPM) being disabled on
more systems since the release of the Linux 2.6.38 kernel, you're
not in luck.
Twitter open sources Bootstrap web front-end toolkit (2011-08-24 16:00:49)
The H Open: Over the years, as well as real
time data analysis, Twitter has also gained extensive experience in
Setting Up Network RAID1 With DRBD On Debian Squeeze (2011-08-24 14:01:01)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how to set up
network RAID1 with the help of DRBD on two Debian Squeeze
First Look at Poseidon Linux, the Linux For Scientists (2011-08-24 13:00:44)
Linux.com: No Kraken jokes allowed, this is a
serious Linux distro.
Zorin OS 3.1, the First Update for the LTS Distro, Is Here (2011-08-24 12:00:32)
Softpedia: The long-term support Zorin OS 3 has
gotten its first update.
Google Updates Chrome 13 for 11 Flaws (2011-08-24 11:00:30)
eSecurityPlanet: Google is out with the latest
security patch update for its Chrome Web browser. Chrome stable
13.0.782.215 fixes at least 11 security flaws across Windows, Mac
and Linux versions of the browser.
VMware's open source doppelganger gets cloudy (2011-08-24 10:03:19)
The Register: "Convirture does Amazon,
Google Music: Music in the cloud (2011-08-24 08:01:03)
The Linux Critic: "I wasn't expecting them to
pay any attention to the Linux users out there for a long time to
come, if ever."
Remote access, share desktop and transfer files with TeamViewer (2011-08-24 06:00:04)
Unixmen: "TeamViewer is available not only for
computer operating systems like Windows, Mac and Linux, but also
for mobile operating systems like Android and iOS."