Linux News for Aug 26, 2011
Why Mozilla's Firefox Rapid Release Cycle Works and Why it Doesn't. (Aug 26, 2011, 23:00)
InternetNews: From the 'Half Empty/Half Full'
Defending Against The 'Apache Killer' Exploit (Aug 26, 2011, 22:00)
eSecurityPlanet: The Apache HTTP web server is
the most widely deployed Web server on the Internet today and it's
at risk from a serious denial of service (DoS) attack.
20th Anniversary of Linux Gallery Tour (Aug 26, 2011, 21:00)
Linux Foundation: Didn't make it to the recent
LinuxCon event? Don't worry this vid will take you through the 20th
Linux Hardware Support Better Than Windows 7 (Aug 26, 2011, 20:00)
The ERACC Web Log:The concept of better is a
Icinga 1.5 released! (Aug 26, 2011, 19:00)
Icinga: Hello Nagios, this your thriving Fork
Top 10 Ubuntu 11.10 Features (Aug 26, 2011, 18:00)
Softpedia: "The first Beta of the Ubuntu 11.10
operating system is knocking on our doors..."
As Steve Jobs Steps Down, Linux Turns 20: Which Changed the World More? (Aug 26, 2011, 17:21)
Read Write Web:Steve Jobs officially stepped
down as CEO of Apple and the Linux kernel turns 20. That makes it
as good a time as any to look back and assess - which has shaped
computing, and the world, more? Linus Torvalds' "hobby OS," or
Three Worthwhile Open Source Project Management Apps (Aug 26, 2011, 16:00)
Wazi: Congratulations – you've just taken
charge of a large, multifaceted project incorporating many
resources over a long period of time. What now?
NetworkManager 0.9 Released (Aug 26, 2011, 15:00)
Dan Williams' blog : Hurray! It's finally out:
Checking Password Complexity with John the Ripper (Aug 26, 2011, 14:00)
ADMIN: "System administrators need to audit
passwords periodically, not only to make sure they comply with
password policies, but to ensure that those that do aren't simple
enough to be guessed by an outsider."
Snort 2.9.1 has been released, including Protocol Aware Flushing and IP Reputation Preprocessor (Aug 26, 2011, 13:00)
SNORT: Snort 2.9.1 has been released!
How to Install Linux Kernel 3.0 on Ubuntu 11.04 (Aug 26, 2011, 12:00)
Softpedia: "The following tutorial will teach
Ubuntu users how to install the Linux kernel 3.0 packages on their
Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) operating system."
Eucalyptus 3.0 Advances Private Cloud Availability (Aug 26, 2011, 11:00)
ServerWatch: Development tree is unified under
one open source branch...with some commercial add-ons on top.
How To Speed Up Drupal 7.7 With Boost And nginx (Debian Squeeze) (Aug 26, 2011, 10:00)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how you can
speed up your Drupal 7.7 installation on a LAMP stack (Debian
Squeeze) with the help of Boost and nginx."
Open Source Flight Simulator 'FlightGear' 2.4 Released with Exciting New Featu (Aug 26, 2011, 08:00)
Ubuntu Vibes: "Open Source and Cross Platform
flight simulator game FlightGear has reached version 2.4 after
being in development for 6 months bringing in many impressive new
features and fixes."
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is Linux USB? (Aug 26, 2011, 06:00)
Webopedia: "Linux USB is a phrase that
typically refers to the capability to boot and run the Linux open
source operating system from a USB flash memory stick or USB pen