Disk Backup With Amanda On Debian Lennyview story

http://linuxo.com – HowtoForge: "Amanda is an open source client/server solution to back up filesystems. Backups are triggered by the backup server, backup definitions are located on the servers but exclusion lists are located on the client." (General)

Google Engineer Breaks Down Steps for VP8 Optimizationview story

http://linuxo.com – Linux Pro Magazine: "Google software engineer John Koleszar addressed the open source community regarding the VP8 codec and the steps needed to further optimize to codec within the WebM project." (General)

YouTube gets its own Video Editor; trim, combine and even add soundtracks!view story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Video, Google, web 2.0 (General)

10 considerations for maintaining open source in your organizationview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – IBM's Bob Sutor lists 10 considerations for maintaining open source in your organization: "So you’ve decided to use some open source code in your organization, company, or enterprise. What’s the same or different about maintaining open source versus traditional software. (General)

Firefox Losing Foothold on Linux Distros?view story

http://linuxo.com – LinuxMagazine: "When you install the Ubuntu Netbook Edition in October, don't look for Firefox on the desktop � it won't be there. Chromium, Chrome's open source cousin, is going to be taking its place. After years of desktop dominance on Linux, is Firefox losing its foothold or is this an anomaly?" (General)

7 Free, Open Source Tomes For Your Edificationview story

http://linuxo.com – OSTATIC: "In this post you'll find seven online books that you can get comfortable with quickly. They introduce essential concepts for getting started with Linux, Firefox, Blender (3D graphics and animation), GIMP (graphics), the OpenOffice suite of productivity applications, and more." (General)

Webopedia Term of the Day: What Does Fork Mean?view story

http://linuxo.com – Webopedia: "To split source code into different development directions. Forking leads to the development of different versions of a program." (General)

A Fatal Flaw For Open Sourceview story

http://linuxo.com – Forbes: "Open source by and large was created for the single-tenant architecture. There are companies like Acquia that have created multi-tenant versions of Drupal for their commercial hosting service, but that was done by the founders of the project." (General)

OpenVBX Provides Google Voice-like Features for Enterpriseview story

http://linuxo.com – Linux Pro Magazine: "Twilio Cloud Communications announced OpenVBX, an open source, enterprise telephony suite that the company is touting as a Google Voice for businesses." (General)

Is Ruby on Rails 3 Finally Nearing the Finish Line?view story

http://linuxo.com – DevX: "At the end of 2008, the open source Ruby on Rails and Merb Ruby frameworks merged together in an effort to unify development of Ruby on Rails 3. Fast forward 18 months and Ruby on Rails 3 (RoR) has yet to be officially released, though a release candidate is set for this week." (General)