Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 278view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 278 for the week August 6 - 12, 2012. Links to UWN Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue278 In This Issue Announcing the Ubuntu App Showdown winners Welcome New Members Ubuntu Stats The State of the LoCo Resources for Ubuntu LoCos Free Official Ubuntu Book For Approved LoCo Teams San Francisco Ubuntu Hour and Debian Di (Hardware)

Google to Launch Packaged Desktop Appsview story

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com – Google is introducing new packaged apps that will break out of the browser, work offline by default, and enable richer, more immersive experiences. Packaged apps will deliver an experience as capable as a native app. Just like web apps, packaged apps are written in HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS. (HowTos)

TextMate Text Editor Goes Open Sourceview story

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com – TextMate is a popular text editor for Mac that enjoys a huge fan following. It is fast, lightweight, customizable and comes with lots of plugins. Just an hour back, TextMate creator Allan Odgaard has surprised everyone by open sourcing the text editor. (HowTos)

nginx - serving static files, invoking PHP insteadview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm having a problem migrating a website from Apache to nginx. (HowTos)

Can't view the forum at home.view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – The strange thing is when I try to see the forum at home - I get huge lags and the forum looks as if they do not connect the CSS styles. In Chrome, Mozilla, Opera is the same. Switching on the XDA2010 theme doesn't help. Can be a problem in the Internet provider? How can I fix this? (HowTos)

sed fails to apply substitute commandsview story

http://www.unix.com – I've made a shell script for archiving HTML pages, i.e. (HowTos)

How to block Nginx access log statements from specific user agentsview story

http://serverfault.com – I am looking to turn off logging in the Nginx access log file from specific requests from http user agents. Basically from the Amazon ELB Health Check and our external (Pingdom) monitoring. (HowTos)

Varnish. Wrong outgoing IP?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have the following: backend default { .host = ""; .port = "8080"; } acl purge { ""; } sub vcl_recv { #cloudflare remove req.http.X-Forwarded-For; if (req.http.cf-connecting-ip) { set req.http.X-Forwarded-For = req.http.cf-connecting-ip; } else { set req.http.X-Forwarded-For = client.ip; } # Remove has_js and CloudFlare/Google Analytics __* cookies. set req.ht (HowTos)

Aldiko -- book formatting completely lostview story

http://www.mobileread.com – I just loaded Aldiko into my Kindle Fire and so far not good. I downloaded the free version just to test before I decided to spend any money on the premium version or any other Android ereader like Mantana. (HowTos)

Site performance critique/advice?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have been working a lot recently with PHP-FPM, NginX, APC and Varnish for site performance and was wondering what everyone thought of my stack and configuration and if there are any intermediary steps that could be taken to further increase performance. My stack/routing looks like this for https and http: https://mysite.com my.server.ip.addr:443 | NginX:44 (HowTos)