Linux News for Mar 29, 2012
The benefits and risks of open source licensing (2012-03-29 23:00:36)
ZDnet: In the rush to bring a product to
market, hurried software developers can run afoul of important open
source software licensing rules.
Red Hat Hits $1 Billion, But It's Only the Third Inning (2012-03-29 22:00:27)
Datamation: Linux vendor hits a major revenue
milestone, even as company CEO claims there's still a lot more that
can and will be done.
SSH Tunneling - Poor Techie's VPN (2012-03-29 21:00:13)
LinuxJournal: Contrary to the sysadmin's
popular belief, SSH tunneling actually can be very valuable use for
both techies and home users
How Open Source Powers a Battlestar Galactica-Inspired Flight Simulator (2012-03-29 20:02:17)
Open Source Matters: "What do you get when you
combine smart students, an old airplane fuselage, and the
FlightGear open source flight simulator software?"
Build Instant Websites with Poole (2012-03-29 19:04:03)
Linux Magazine: "What do instant coffee and
Poole have in common? Both can be used to get a result in
Oracle rebuffs Google settlement offer (2012-03-29 18:01:22)
Tech tech boom: "Oracle has reportedly refused
a settlement offer put forward by Google in its ongoing dispute
over the use of Java in the Android operating system."
How to install and configure a graphical firewall client on Comice OS 4 (2012-03-29 17:03:17)
LinuxBSDos.com: "If you are new to Pear Linux
Comice OS 4, a Linux distribution derived from Ubuntu Desktop, the
network security aspect has been made a little bit easier for
YouTube for nerds: Slashdot TV has launched (2012-03-29 16:01:33)
VentureBeat: "Screw those stupid cat videos;
Slashdot TV has arrived, and it might actually make you
Sonatype not out to slam open source (2012-03-29 15:02:52)
IT World: "A new study from some company
reveals that free/open source software is riddled with security
errors/license compliance issues/naughty words in the source code
and that the company's super-duper products/services are the only
thing that will save the day/bring world peace/make a better ending
How to Reset Password Ubuntu Using SytemRescueCD (2012-03-29 14:01:11)
Ubuntu Portal: "Have you lost or forgotten
password to login Ubuntu?"
Windows 8 and the Linux Desktop Windfall (2012-03-29 13:00:43)
InternetNews: From the 'Year of the Linux
Shotwell Reaches 0.12.0, Finally Gets Support For GTK3 (2012-03-29 12:04:17)
The PowerBase: "In what seems like an eternity,
the group over at Yorba.org unleashed Shotwell version 0.12.0
ownCloud Launches Open Source Cloud Partner Program (2012-03-29 11:01:43)
The VAR Guy: "ownCloud Inc., which develops
open-source software for building cloud infrastructure, has existed
as a commercial entity for only a few short months."
Easy File Sync with Bitpocket (2012-03-29 07:01:21)
FSM: "Need to keep files and documents in sync
across multiple Linux machines? Bitpocket provides a no-nonsense
solution to the problem."
OpenTablets.org: A Brand New Community For Mobile Open Source (2012-03-29 03:03:26)
The PowerBase: " The brain-child of Matthias
Lee, the community?s primary effort centers around MakePlayLive?s