Linux News for Mar 30, 2012
Tech Comics: "Old Geeks" (2012-03-30 23:00:44)
Datamation: As geeks age, their preferences in
gadgets tends to change.
ViewVC Helps CVS and SVN Go GUI (2012-03-30 21:29:13)
Wazi: ViewVC is a full-featured browser
interface for the CVS and Subversion version control systems
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) Beta 2 Released. (2012-03-30 19:45:51)
Ubuntu: The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce
the final beta release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support)
Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products.
You Can Acquire Open Source Companies, But You Can't Buy Open Source Community (2012-03-30 18:00:39)
Hack Education: Blackboard has just announced
its acquisition of Moodlerooms and Netspot, two companies that help
provide support and deployment services for schools that use the
open-source LMS Moodle.
Wrangling Data Vizualization with Gnuplot 4.6 (2012-03-30 17:00:53)
Linux.com: Let's face it: everybody likes
having data, but nobody likes staring at a column of numbers.
How to Back Up & Restore Your Installed Ubuntu Packages With APTonCD (2012-03-30 16:00:21)
How To Geek: APTonCD is an easy way to back up
your installed packages to a disc or ISO image.
Google's Go Programming Language Grows Up: Now What? (2012-03-30 15:00:01)
ReadWriteWeb: Does the world really need
another C-ish programming language?
Ask Slashdot: What Defines Success In an Open Source Project? (2012-03-30 14:01:11)
Slashdot: "An academic paper summarized the
results, agreeing (albeit with more precision) that motivations for
Open Source projects are varied. Has anything changed since
Running LinOTP On CentOS 6.2 (2012-03-30 13:03:42)
HowtoForge: "This howto will show how you can
set up LinOTP on CentOS 6.2."
3 minutes with GNOME 3.4 built-in desktop recorder (2012-03-30 12:02:11)
LinuxBSDos.com: "After spending some time
messing with it, I can say very confidently that it is just about
the best feature in GNOME 3.4."
Webopedia IT Term of the Day: What is BYOD? (2012-03-30 11:01:33)
Webopedia: "BYOD is a phrase that has become
widely adopted to refer to employees who bring their own computing
devices ? such as smartphones, laptops and PDAs ? to the workplace
for use and connectivity on the corporate network."
Gimp 2.8: So Close, Yet So Far, Yet So Close (2012-03-30 07:03:17)
The PowerBase: "The long-awaited and much
anticipated 2.8 release of GIMP is right around the corner! Wait, I
know, you?ve heard this before."
Install Debian, Arch, or BackTrack Linux on the Epic 4G Touch (2012-03-30 03:00:08)
XDA-Developers: Many devices can actually run
several distributions of Linux.