Linux News for Jan 25, 2012
Did Linus Jump the Gun on a Kernel security fix? (2012-01-25 22:52:58)
InternetNews: From the 'Upstream First!'
Dell Servers Embrace SUSE Linux, But SUSE Studio Is the Real Story (2012-01-25 21:02:18)
The VAR Guy: "Keep a close eye on SUSE Studio,
one of the best gifts Novell executives offered the Linux community
before selling the company to Attachmate."
50 Android Apps to Customize Your Smartphone (2012-01-25 20:00:56)
Datamation: Android apps to extend battery
life, improve communication, optimize RAM and otherwise boost your
With Clonezilla, Install Once and Clone Forever (2012-01-25 20:00:17)
Wazi: Clonezilla Server Edition can help you
install servers with less effort, and the same, or better, results
than visiting each machine with a disc.
Do Tebow-Like Beliefs Make You a Better Software Developer? (2012-01-25 18:00:09)
Datamation: A software developer shares his
experience with colleagues who felt personal beliefs influence
Linux vendors rush to patch privilege escalation flaw after root exploits emerge (2012-01-25 17:00:58)
ITWorld: Linux vendors are rushing to patch a
privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel that can be
exploited by local attackers to gain root access on the system.
Some time-saving tips that every Linux user should know (2012-01-25 16:01:29)
Linux-News: "The emphasis is on somewhat
less-known techniques that are generally important or useful to
Spain's Extremadura Moves 40,000 PCs to Linux (2012-01-25 15:07:12)
Softpedia: "The Extremadura administration's
computers will receive the same Debian Linux OS used by the
region's public health services and schools for about five years
Linux / Open Source For Kids: A Feast of Riches (2012-01-25 14:03:46)
worldlabel.com: "Here is a batch of excellent
educational and creative software for children, and for beginners
of any age."
Dell Leans on SUSE for OEM Linux Solutions (2012-01-25 13:38:32)
ServerWatch:Dell OEM Solutions is partnering
with SUSE to deliver Linux for embedded and customized solutions.
The partnership is the first by Dell that will bring a certified
Linux solution to its OEM customers
ITBE: Cloud Computing: The Great Disruptor (2012-01-25 12:04:19)
IT Business Edge: "The editors of the IT
Business Edge Network give their views on what's in store for cloud
computing in 2012 and beyond."
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is MGSE? (2012-01-25 11:03:17)
Webopedia: "Mint GNOME Shell Extensions (MGSE)
is a desktop layer for the Linux Mint Linux-based operating system
that 'sits on top' of the GNOME 3 desktop environment."
A Broad Look at Hugin (2012-01-25 10:00:34)
Linux.com: The release notes for Hugin's latest
update begin with the words "Hugin is more than just a panorama
Moose (2012-01-25 08:00:57)
LinuxJournal: Perl has been around for more
than 20 years.
Crowdsourcing the State of the Union (2012-01-25 06:00:02)
OpenSource.com: Tuesday's State of the Union
Address from U.S. President Barack Obama will include something
special: crowdsourced captions and subtitles provided by everyday
citizens around the world.
Beyond the desktop: Ubuntu Linux's new Head-Up Display (2012-01-25 01:01:34)
Linux and Open Source: "This new interface,
which will first appear as a beta in April's Ubuntu 12.04 release,
is called Head-Up Display."