Four short links: 4 February 2010 - Personal Ad Preferences, Android Kernel, EC2 Deconstructed, Symbian Openedview story

http://radar.oreilly.com – Google Ad Preferences -- my defaults look reasonable and tailored to my interest. Creepy but kinda cool: I guess that if I have to have ads, they should be ones I'm not going to hate. This and more in today's Four Short Links. (General)

USN-894-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilitiesview story

http://www.ubuntu.com – Referenced CVEs:  CVE-2009-4020, CVE-2009-4021, CVE-2009-4031, CVE-2009-4138, CVE-2009-4141, CVE-2009-4308, CVE-2009-4536, CVE-2009-4538, CVE-2010-0003, CVE-2010-0006, CVE-2010-0007, CVE-2010-0291 Description:  =========================================================== Ubuntu Sec (Distributions)

Toyota Woes Continue: 2010 Prius Brakes Plagued With Software Glitchview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Toyota just can't catch a break these days..... (General)

Jaw-dropping and life-changing details about Chinese attacks on Google emergeview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Security, Google (General)

fireholview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi folks am trying to use firehol. As i feel a bit thick when it comes to firewalls on linux. nmap told me i had ports 4443 and 6006 open. also i need 137 and 138 open for samba. so i added the what i thought was the open and close commands in the firehol.conf. but to no avail. and it only starts when i log on not when the box starts. (HowTos)

migrated from ext3-disk to a ext4 disk - now linux wont bootview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – OS: Debian unstable 32bit, kernel 2.6.32-2, grub 1.98 from late january 2010 (only have working net-access from work now, so I am grabbing information from memory). EXT3 and EXT4 support is compiled into the kernel along with chipset/scsi/sata support (not as modules), and I have tested to boot ext3 with it before proceeding. (HowTos)

How to install docky from ubuntu ppaview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – (HowTos)

Windows 7 RC nearing its end, better pay up or face hiccupsview story

http://digitizor.com – Windows 7 Release Candidate was released way back in May, 2009 with an expiry date of 1st June, 2010. So that means we still have 4 odd months left, right? Wrong! Come March, the systems running Windows 7 RC will automatically shut down every two hours without prompting and saving your work. (HowTos)

GNOME Foundation: Re: [adboard] GNOME Q4 2009 Quarterly reportview story

http://permalink.gmane.org – The correct links: http://foundation.gnome.org/reports/gnome-report-2009-Q4.pdf http://foundation.gnome.org/reports/gnome-report-2009-Q4.html behdad On 02/03/2010 01:27 PM, Stormy Peters wrote: _______________________________________________ foundation-announce mailing list foundation-announce< at >gnome.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-announce (Software)

What to Expect at LinuxCon 2010 this August in Boston!view story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – The call for participation and registration opened for LinuxCon today signaling the beginning of planning for the 2nd Annual LinuxCon. To recap on some of the highlights of LinuxCon 2009, which took place in Portland last September, we brought you: (General)