Developer Linux News for Jan 12, 2009
How-To: Compile and Install Code::Blocks from Source in Debian Lenny (Jan 12, 2009, 23:35)
TuxArena: "Code::Blocks is a complete,
cross-platform integrated development environment for C and C++,
built using the wxWidgets toolkit. Code::Blocks is available on
Linux, Windows and OS X, so you may find it useful on Linux if you
switched and are already used to it or an IDE like Dev-C++, for
Is OpenOffice.org a 'dying horse'? (Jan 12, 2009, 21:05)
ZDNet: "OpenOffice.org is still not past its
expiry date, but more needs to be done to drive community
participation and ensure the open source software remains relevant,
say industry watchers."
7 Linux web editors that get the job done (Jan 12, 2009, 17:35)
TechRepublic: "So, what's the state of editors
for Linux and does it get any better than Vi or Emacs? Let's take a
look at what options are on offer today."
Kernel Log: What's new in 2.6.29 - Part 2: WiMAX (Jan 12, 2009, 16:35)
Heise Open Source: "USB sub-system maintainer
Greg Kroah-Hartman has brought the WiMAX stack, developed primarily
by Intel developers in the framework of the Linux WiMAX project,
into the Linux main development branch."
Opensource Firmware Released For Broadcom Wireless (Jan 12, 2009, 16:05)
Slashdot: "Linux developers have announced the
release of a reverse-engineered open source firmware for Broadcom
4306 and 4318 wireless hardware, licensed under the GPLv2."
Ubuntu 9.04 Receives EXT4 Support (Jan 12, 2009, 13:35)
Phoronix: "With the EXT4 file-system having
been stabilized with the Linux 2.6.28 kernel, the Ubuntu developers
are preparing to adopt this evolutionary Linux file-system update.
EXT4 will not replace EXT3 as the default file-system until at
least Ubuntu 9.10, but as of yesterday, Ubuntu 9.04 now has
install-time support for EXT4."
Btrfs and Squashfs merged into Linux kernel (Jan 12, 2009, 10:05)
Heise Open Source: "The two new file systems
are good examples of where the Linux kernel developers see the
future of Linux; running on both smaller and larger systems."
San Quentin Prisoner Beaten (Jan 12, 2009, 06:05)
KCBS: "Lieutenant Sam Robinson tells KCBS that
Hans Reiser suffered some cuts and bruises after he was jumped by
several inmates on their way back to their cells after a morning