Developer Linux News for Nov 12, 2008
Want To Program Smartly In C? Use GLib (Nov 12, 2008, 23:04)
Shantanu's Technophilic Musings: "GLib is a
utility library for C, which augments the standard C library in
several purposeful ways to make your life that much easier while
programming. GLib has the following things to offer you:"
Bash Sub Shells (Nov 12, 2008, 20:34)
Linux Journal: "But what do you do if you need
to run multiple commands in the background? You could put them all
into a separate script file and then execute that script followed
by an ampersand, or you can keep the commands in your main script
and run them as a sub-shell."
Microsoft Rethinks Open Source CodePlex Site (Nov 12, 2008, 15:47)
The Register: "Microsoft's CodePlex site could
be revised before the year's out to signpost genuinely open-source
projects, after the company got itself in hot water."
WiiBuntu (Part 1), Ubuntu Ports MID, and lpia (Nov 12, 2008, 14:04)
Random Rantings: "So here I am, with a
wonderful Wii, complete with Twilight Hack and Homebrew Menu
installed, wondering if I could do something crazy like run Ubuntu
on it. After some trial and error, it appears possible to do a
debootstrap of an Ubuntu PowerPC installation and have it
KDE 4.2 is Flat Out Going to Rock (Nov 12, 2008, 13:34)
moving parts of the kasper clan: "I've been
running OpenSUSE 11 for a couple of months now, and thanks to the
awesome nightly/weekly KDE 4.2/trunk packages, I'm thoroughly
enjoying pretty-darned-bleeding-edge 4.2/trunk packages, but with
half the carbs, and I am loving what I'm seeing!"
Former AROS Developers Start New OS Project, Much Secrecy (Nov 12, 2008, 00:04)
OSNews: "We get these emails and news
submissions all the time, and most of the time, "new operating
system" means Ubuntu-with-a-black-theme, so we don't bother. I
figured this time things wouldn't be different, but after a bit of
digging around, there's a little more to it this time."