Linux News for Dec 20, 2011
Managing Services on Linux with systemd (Dec 20, 2011, 23:01)
Linux.com: "It's time to dig in and learn how
to make it sit up and beg — or at least start, stop, and get
information on services."
New Release of REMnux for Malware Analysts Now Available (Dec 20, 2011, 22:01)
Lenny Zeltser: "REMnux was rebuilt to be based
on Ubuntu 11.10 to improve maintainability, while maintaining
backwards compatibility wherever practical."
Comparison of Linux and Windows networking commands (Dec 20, 2011, 21:02)
Doug Vitale Tech Blog: "Networking commands
such as ping, traceroute, and netstat exist in both Linux and
Windows, but are used differently in each operating system."
Amarok 2.5 Adds New USB Mass Storage Support (Dec 20, 2011, 20:01)
Softpedia: "Amarok 2.5.0 is here after few
months of hard work, bringing major features, such as a re-written
USB Mass Storage and improved iPod support."
Puppy Linux Racy Review (Dec 20, 2011, 19:00)
GNUman: Puppy Linux is a tiny distribution that
is geared towards older PCs and giving them a second life.
MIT launches online learning initiative (Dec 20, 2011, 18:00)
MIT: 'MITx' will offer courses online and make
online learning tools freely available.
On the continuing decline of the GPL (Dec 20, 2011, 17:00)
451 CAOS: Our most popular CAOS blog post of
the year, by some margin, was this one, from early June, looking at
the trend towards persmissive licensing, and the decline in the
usage of the GNU GPL family of licenses.
Ubuntu 12.04 Development update (Dec 20, 2011, 16:00)
Ubuntu Fridge: With holidays and the end of the
year coming up soon, there is still lots going on, but there is not
much on the release cycle plan which concerns us.
LiMux project exceeds annual target (Dec 20, 2011, 15:00)
The H Open: Munich's LiMux project has
announced that it has exceeded its annual target for migrating the
city's PCs to its LiMux client
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 Enters Testing (Dec 20, 2011, 14:00)
ServerWatch: Just because Linux vendor Red Hat
has a newer platform release out, doesn't mean it's leaving its
older customers behind
Get the Beauty of KDE on Your Tablet (Dec 20, 2011, 13:00)
PCWorld: If you use a tablet and want to see
the beauty of KDE on your device, this could be a good time to give
it a look
Why Do Developers Contribute Code as Open Source? (Dec 20, 2011, 11:00)
InternetNews: From the 'Why We Fight'
NVIDIA Open-Sources its CUDA Compiler (Dec 20, 2011, 07:01)
DevWorks: "NVIDIA has open sourced its CUDA
compiler for the benefit of academic researchers and software-tool
App Internet and Mobile Devices to Drive Massive Technology Demands in 2012 (Dec 20, 2011, 03:02)
PC World: "The battle to lead the IT
marketplace will 'start to be won and lost' next year, with
Amazon's Kindle Fire taking 20 percent of media tablets, and
growing Android momentum taking on the mobile OS field."