Linux News for Feb 01, 2012
Firefox 10 and Thunderbird 10 Arrive on Ubuntu 12.04 (2012-02-01 23:02:11)
Softpedia: "Canonical updated its default web
browser and email client to Firefox 10 and Thunderbird 10,
Endian Firewall Community 2.5.1 released (2012-02-01 22:01:19)
LinuxBSDos.com: "The new dashboard is now fully
customizable through the use of configurable widgets."
The open source behind gov.uk revealed (2012-02-01 21:03:18)
The H Open: "The new beta version of the gov.uk
web site should give proprietary software vendors and contractors
pause for thought, as it is almost entirely built on or with open
Say hello to Bootstrap 2.0 (2012-02-01 20:00:10)
Dev.Twitter : Six months ago we open-sourced
Twitter Bootstrap, an extensive front-end toolkit for developing
web sites and applications.
Brocade Leveraging Perl to Boost ADCs (2012-02-01 19:00:39)
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Perl isn't just for
apps, it's for big service provider networking gear now too.
OpenStack developers consider dropping Microsoft Hyper-V support (2012-02-01 18:00:47)
ComputerWorldUK:Microsoft may try to revive
support for Hyper-V in OpenStack as the community considers
removing the code, which one OpenStack developer called broken and
unmaintained, from the stack.
Greg Kroah-Hartman Becomes Linux Foundation Fellow - Gives SUSE the Boot (2012-02-01 17:00:21)
InternetNews: From the 'For He's a Jolly Good
Do Mandriva's current troubles mark the end of standalone Linux sales? (2012-02-01 16:00:51)
ITWorld:More and more, Linux vendors aren't
just selling Linux... They're selling Linux as a vehicle for their
Linux 3.2 Kernel: What To Consider Before Updating (2012-02-01 15:00:00)
Datamation: A kernel update offers advantage, yet can also create big headaches without proper preparation and testing.
Mint's Cinnamon: The Future of the Linux Desktop? (Review) (2012-02-01 14:00:18)
ZDnet: Can a back to the past Linux desktop win
more fans than GNOME 3.x, KDE 4.x, or Ubuntu's Unity or HUD? I
Arch'ed in a day; a noob experience (2012-02-01 13:00:00)
Justin Stories: Yesterday morning 9 am -was reading some reviews and suddenly felt the urge to install and try Arch (Oh boy…).
Linux Top 5: Heads Up for the Linux Desktop (2012-02-01 12:00:26)
LinuxPlanet: It's beginning to look a whole lot
like 2012 will be the year of the Linux Desktop on the Linux
Planet. Well, if not the year, then at least this past week, which
saw tremendous activity on desktop efforts new and old.
Making Music on Linux; It's A Thing (2012-02-01 11:00:00)
MyLinuxRig: There are lots of ways to model amps and pedals. Apple's GarageBand is probably one of the most popular consumer avenues. But I wanted to try and implement something on Linux, despite the near constant refrain that Linux doesn't do audio production well.
Red Hat Improves Realtime Linux (2012-02-01 10:00:59)
ServerWatch: The MRG platform is different from
Red Hat's Enterprise Linux in that it can adopt new kernels
The GNU Education Project (2012-02-01 08:00:34)
FSF: The gnu.org website has been enriched with
a completely renewed section on education
Tiny Core Linux 4.2 is a complete operating system in 64MB or less (2012-02-01 06:04:53)
Liliputing: "Tiny Core is a light-weight Linux
distribution focused on providing a fast, small, but usable
Red Hat Extends Linux Support (2012-02-01 02:00:21)
ServerWatch: Now instead of 7 years of standard
support and extra 3 yrs of bug fixes (10 total) for RHEL, Red Hat
is now moving to 10 yrs of standard support for RHEL 5 and 6.