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Links 22/10/2010: Linux 2.6.37 Preview, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Betaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux LPI recognized by UK education authorities The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization, announced that the LPIC-1 certification program for Linux professionals has been accepted as a nationally recognized IT accreditation fo (General)

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Links 16/10/2010: GNU/Linux at Alcatel-Lucent, Android 4.0 Rumoursview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Alcatel-Lucent taps Linux for 10G enterprise switch Alcatel-Lucent has switched from VxWorks to Linux for a new “intelligent” 10-gigabit Ethernet enterprise switch. (General)

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Canada Needs to Fight Back Against Software Patents and Business Method Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: A ruling in Canada jeopardises the county’s status when it comes to patent law; the FSFE publishes its rebuttal to the BSA’s software patents propaganda in Europe “Amazon one click webshop patentable in Canada,” says Benjamin, the president of the FFII. (General)

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Links 11/10/2010: Debian Links and OpenOffice.org 3.3 Beta Previewview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Kernel Space Graphics Stack ATI Linux Users Get Excited For Catalyst 10.10 In what has become an unfortunate tradition for the past few releases, prior to the release of Ubuntu 10.10, AMD provided Canonical with a pre-release of their latest proprietary Catalyst driver at th (General)

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Red Hat Needs to be Transparent and Explain the Acacia Settlementview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Red Hat does not answer questions about the nature of its patent settlement with Acacia Details were needed about the Red Hat-Acacia settlement, but we only received limited new input in the comments and found two news articles about it, namely: i. Red Hat settles with Software Tree Neither Red Hat or Software Tree have disclosed the terms of the settlement. (General)

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Links 23/9/2010: Qt News, OpenShot Video Editor 1.2.2, Mandriva Not Deadview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux The Beginning [of LPI] As I said at the beginning of this blog entry, the members of Linux International were fully behind the creation of LPI in 1998. It was even suggested that LPI become a branch of Linux International, but I felt that this would be a bad idea. (General)

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Iptables rules on pppoe connection. Need help forwarding / routing.view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello there. I'm trying to configure Iptables and I just want to block everything but http/https. However, my connection is pppoe, so I have the ppp0 interface. Pretty much every Iptables tutorial that I found don't teach how to deal with this kind of setup. I'm forwarding the ppp0 to eth0 and I could configure the input rules and they're working. (HowTos)

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Links 22/9/2010: Dell Announces Another Linux-powered Tablet, Facebook Adds to MySQLview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop Are Your Desktop Effects Slowing You Down? Whenever I perform a 3D benchmark in Linux one of the first questions I get asked about the results is: Where your desktop effects turned off? For those who are not aware, desktop effects are the “flash” that is en (General)

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Links 20/9/2010: “Sent Using Ubuntu”, OpenOffice.org Succeeds at Fullerton Indiaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Ballnux LG takes Optimus into Android prime time LG Electronics today launched two new member for the Optimus smartphone series – but only one is coming to the UK. Marketed for first-time smartphone users, the LG Optimus One and Optimus Chic use Froyo, the latest Android (General)

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Links 17/9/2010: Software Freedom Day, Firefox 4 Preview Ravesview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop 4 Ways to Give Desktop Linux a Test-Drive That desktop Linux offers myriad compelling advantages for business users is no longer the subject of much debate. (General)