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Linux News for Nov 30, 2011

  • Layered Open Source - A better open core model? (Nov 30, 2011, 23:00)
    InternetNews: From the 'Old Open Source Business Models Reborn' files...

  • Five Kernel Vulnerabilities Fixed in RHEL 5 (Nov 30, 2011, 22:02)
    Softpedia: "Red Hat released a new kernel update for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Desktop and Server operating systems."

  • Mandriva Introduces New Media Player (Nov 30, 2011, 21:03)
    OSTATIC: "ROSA Media Player (ROMP) is a fork of MPlayer and SMPlayer with a sleek design and new features."

  • SwipePad: A Must Have App for Every Android Device (Nov 30, 2011, 20:01)
    Tech Drive-in: "SwipePad is a simple application that lets you launch any app with a single swipe action from within any other app."

  • A conversation with Dave Neary (Nov 30, 2011, 19:03)
    The H Open: "Richard Hillesley talked with Dave Neary about his experience working with open source communities and companies, and discovered that the important thing is not so much what the rules are, but that everyone knows what they are."

  • appMobi Open Sources HTML5 Technologies (Nov 30, 2011, 18:02)
    Dr.Dobb's: "HTML5 development shop appMobi will now open source key elements of its mobile technology in an attempt to accelerate industry migration to HTML5."

  • DIY search engine takes on Google (Nov 30, 2011, 17:04)
    BBC News: "Backed by free software activists, YaCy aims to literally put search into the hands of users by distributing its indexing engine around the net."

  • Argentinean Tango with Gecko (Nov 30, 2011, 16:03)
    DarkDuck: "The Linux distribution I am going to talk about today is not brand-new. Actually, it is already more than 10 years old."

  • Mageia 2 On Its Way (Nov 30, 2011, 15:06)
    OSTATIC Blog: "Mageia released an early developmental build of its upcoming version 2."

  • Open-source skills best hope for landing a good job (Nov 30, 2011, 14:01)
    The Register: "Open-source technology skills may be the best hope for landing a good job."

  • Why Supercomputing Matters (Nov 30, 2011, 13:03)
    ServerWatch: "Progress at the high-end impacts the low-end and midrange. It wasn't that long ago that the capabilities of today's smartphone equalled those of a supercomputer."

  • Thunderbird 8.0 Officially Lands in Ubuntu 11.10 (Nov 30, 2011, 12:01)
    Softpedia: "Canonical announced that the Mozilla Thunderbird 8.0 email client is now available on the official software repositories of the Oneiric Ocelot operating system."

  • The End of the Distro Wars (Nov 30, 2011, 11:00)
    ITWorld: Arguing about "popular" distributions is pointless.

  • Does Linux Mint 12 Measure Up? (Nov 30, 2011, 09:00) As with any release with a major overhaul, Linux Mint 12 has some hits and misses.

  • The Lustre Distributed Filesystem (Nov 30, 2011, 07:00)
    LinuxJournal: There comes a time in a network or storage administrator's career when a large collection of storage volumes needs to be pooled together and distributed within a clustered or multiple client network

  • Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance Buyer's Guide (Nov 30, 2011, 03:01)
    EnterpriseStorageForum: "ZFS, of course, came into the Oracle fold courtesy of its acquisition of Sun Microsystems."