Fortune cookies for Linux
Fortune brings you a saying or a joke when you launch a terminal
session. Or you can attach a fortune to your email signature to
brighten up your messges.
If you want your fortune telling and
you can’t wait until your next Chinese
meal, why not configure your
Linux computer to hand out virtual fortune
Most Linux distributions include a fortune-
cookie tool known as Fortune. The
package for Suse 9.3 is simply called fortune.
Gentoo users can give the emerge
fortune-mod command to add the virtual
fortune teller to their software collection.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.