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Linux News for Nov 22, 2011

  • What Is New in PhoneGap Version 1.2? (Nov 22, 2011, 23:00)
    ReadWriteWeb: PhoneGap released its next iteration last week and it has a variety of changes for developers to take advantage of. PhoneGap has also been contributed to the Apache Software Foundation

  • More Fun with Vimscript (Nov 22, 2011, 21:02)
    Wazi: "Tips and tricks to help you get Vim to jump through the hoops of your choice, including techniques for specifying ranges to work on, accepting user input, and debugging."

  • The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 12.1 x86_64 With Apache2 [ISPConfig 3] (Nov 22, 2011, 20:01)
    HowtoForge: "This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 12.1 64bit (x86_64) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters."

  • Top 5 Alternative Web Browsers for Ubuntu Linux (Nov 22, 2011, 19:03)
    Tech Source: "If you're tired of everyone talking about Chrome and Firefox, it's time to try out something new."

  • Kernel Vulnerability in Ubuntu 11.10. Upgrade Now! (Nov 22, 2011, 18:02)
    Softpedia: "Vasiliy Kulikov discovered CVE-2011-2494, a Linux kernel vulnerability that allows a local attacker to read various information on the system, leading to loss of privacy, because taskstats didn't enforce access restrictions."

  • Haraka Mail Server: Spamassassin Plugin (Nov 22, 2011, 17:01)
    BeginLinux: "Spamassassin or similar tool is an absolute necessity for any mail server."

  • Can Web Designers Use Linux to Build an Effective Site? (Nov 22, 2011, 16:01)
    Datamation: "In this article, I'll explore the benefits of using a simple text editor,as well as look at the value of various website creation applications available for Linux."

  • Linus Torvalds Takes Aim at Proprietary Tech, and Apple (Nov 22, 2011, 15:02)
    OSTATIC: "Linux creator Linus Torvalds spoke at the LinuxCon Brazil event this week, and had some choice words for makers of proprietary technology, especially Apple and Microsoft."

  • Linux Mint 12's Three Desktops (Nov 22, 2011, 14:03)
    Linux and Open Source: "The popular Linux distribution, Mint, will be giving its users three different distinct flavors of the GNOME for their desktop in its next release, Linux Mint 12, Lisa."

  • Open Source Nurtures Innovation (Nov 22, 2011, 13:01)
    Simon Says...: "In an open source environment, the burden of sustaining is shared among the community."

  • Virtualization With KVM On Ubuntu 11.10 (Nov 22, 2011, 12:02)
    HowtoForge: "This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an Ubuntu 11.10 server."

  • Back Up Files With Déjà Dup (Linux Mint 11) (Nov 22, 2011, 11:04)
    HowtoForge: "This article is about how to back up your files with the file based back-up program duplicity's Graphical User Interface déjà dup."

  • Jason Warner Interview About Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop (Nov 22, 2011, 10:01)
    Softpedia: "In the interview, Jason Warner talks about the desktop interface in the upcoming Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) and what users should expect from it."

  • Why Linux Isn't Only for Geeks (Nov 22, 2011, 09:03)
    Linux News: "Your biggest worries with Linux are cross-platform viruses which can run on any computer through Java or another runtime environment that is installed."

  • Open source team creates apocalypse survival kit (Nov 22, 2011, 05:01)
    The Register: "A team of open source enthusiasts is putting together instructions for how to build 50 tools essential to establishing – or reestablishing – a civilization."

  • 5 great FPS game for Linux (Nov 22, 2011, 01:01)
    Linuxaria: "Set in a futuristic cartoon-like world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets, Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter."