Linux News for Dec 01, 2011
Linux Server Revenues Grow, but Unix Still has More Share (2011-12-01 23:00:22)
InternetNews: Ever since, I first started with
Linux in the late 90's, I've been hearing Linux vendors tell me the
opportunity is in taking share from Unix.
Marlin File Browser for GNOME - Overview (2011-12-01 22:03:19)
TuxArena Blog: "Marlin is a relatively new file
browser for GNOME somewhat similar with Nautilus when it comes to
features, but with a different default interface."
Rumble in the cloud: 5 cloud storage services compared (2011-12-01 21:02:17)
IT World: "Amazon Cloud Drive vs. iCloud vs.
DropBox vs. Google Music vs. Ubuntu One: Who comes out on top?"
Linux Top 5: Linux Mint 12 Revives 'Classic' GNOME Desktop (2011-12-01 20:00:19)
LinuxPlanet: Thanks to Ubuntu's controversial
Unity interface, Linux Mint has been rising in popularity.
Security: Linux, OS X, Unix and Malware (Viruses) (2011-12-01 19:01:26)
The ERACC Web Log: "After a lot of research
over the past month I have come to the conclusion that costly Unix,
OS X and Linux anti-malware programs, such as Norton anti-virus on
OS X, are a waste of money."
TDF Celebrates 100 Extensions (2011-12-01 18:02:11)
OSTATIC: "Little over one month ago The
Document Foundation announced their new online extension
Android 4.0 Available for Your PC (2011-12-01 17:01:36)
Softpedia: "Android-x86, the famous port of
Google's famous Android platform for the x86 (32-bit) architecture
has just reached version 4.0."
Ensure High Availability with CentOS 6 Clustering (2011-12-01 16:00:44)
Wazi: CentOS's sophisticated HA suite provides all the packages
you need for reliable and secure internode communication.
Gtk heading for a bumpy time in mobile space? (2011-12-01 15:00:44)
ITWorld:A recent move to remove Gtk from the
Chromium Projects raises some questions about Gtk's mobile
Kernel Log: Coming in 3.2 (Part 2) - Filesystems (2011-12-01 14:00:14)
The H Open: A number of changes to Btrfs mean
that filesystem structures will not be as prone to corruption in
case of system crashes.
Netflix Benchmarks Cassandra on AWS (2011-12-01 13:00:09)
ReadWriteWeb: Remember when you were doing math
problems in school, and the teacher required you to show your
The "Ubuntu Pig Thesis" (2011-12-01 12:00:30)
Amplify the Signal: The "Ubuntu Pig Thesis"
hypothesized that the popularity of Ubuntu was waning based on
declining Google search query volume.
Linux Mint 12: A much-needed, much-improved Linux desktop (2011-12-01 10:00:03)
TechRepublic: With the best of both GNOME
worlds, Linux Mint has managed to create the perfect combination of
new and familiar features.
Guide to rsnapshot and incremental backups on Linux (2011-12-01 08:00:03)
LinuxCareer: rsnapshot is a backup tool written
in Perl that utilizes rsync as its back-end.
Setting up a Password Cracking Server (2011-12-01 06:00:48)
OpenSecurity:We've recently revamped our
cracking server, here is some information about its specifications