Developer Linux News for Jun 16, 2009
Debian may include Mono in default install (Jun 16, 2009, 23:31)
IT Wire: "The Debian GNU/Linux distribution may
include Mono in its default install, with the project leader Steve
McIntyre telling iTWire today that "there's a chance that it might
do, but it's under discussion at the moment.""
Microkernels Address the OS Softspots on Your Network (Jun 16, 2009, 23:01)
Enterprise Networking Planet: "Operating
systems are always a weak spot when it comes to network security
because they are riddled with bugs which lead to security
vulnerabilities. But why is it so hard to write secure operating
systems and what can be done to make them more secure?"
Unix Hits the Big Four-Oh (Jun 16, 2009, 20:31)
Serverwatch: "There's been plenty of comment on
the Internet lately about Unix reaching the big four-oh this year,
although it's not quite clear when its birthday really is."
The Linux UI future; more complex than ever (Jun 16, 2009, 19:01)
The H Open: "With Linux being used as the
foundation for numerous smartphone and mobile internet devices, it
is tempting to suggest that this movement is going to open the
doorway to desktop Linux. Tempting, but not accurate."
Drizzle: Rethinking the MySQL Database Kernel (Jun 16, 2009, 18:31)
Linux Magazine: "Drizzle is a re-thought and
re-worked version of the MySQL kernel designed specifically for
high-performance, high-concurrency environments. In this exclusive
article, MySQL guru Jeremy Zawodny takes an inside look at the
goals and state of Drizzle development."
Build Websites Visually with Amaya (Jun 16, 2009, 17:31)
The Daily Ubuntu: "Today I continue the series
on web development applications with Amaya, a
what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) development application for
Linux created by the W3C."
The A-Z of Programming Languages: Erlang (Jun 16, 2009, 15:01)
Computerworld: "What's behind the name
Either it's short for "Ericsson Language" or it's named after the
Danish mathematician Agner Krarup Erlang. We have never revealed
which of these is true, so you'll have to keep guessing!"
KDE Linux Netbook Desktop (Jun 16, 2009, 13:43)
It Runs on Linux: "The developers of the KDE
desktop environment for Linux are working on a netbook optimized
KDE 4 Plasma user interface. Applications & widgets can be
displayed on low resolution displays & the graphical effects
don't use too much resources."
Fedora 9 End Of Life (EOL) (Jun 16, 2009, 12:04)
Linux Weekly News: "With the release of Fedora
11 now past us, it's come time to remind folks that per the release
policy, maintenance for the N-2 Fedora release ends one month after
the Fedora N comes out."
Develop Websites Quickly with Bluefish (Jun 16, 2009, 09:04)
The Daily Ubuntu: "Recently, I've been
developing web applications using frameworks, and Linux in general
makes these things quite a bit easier. Therefore, I figured I
should present some of the basic tools you can use to create,
develop, and host a website."
Command Line Init Script Generator For Linux Or Unix (Jun 16, 2009, 04:34)
The Linux and Unix Menagerie: "This script is
an update of an earlier post we did to showcase a basic init script
generator for Linux or Unix, again hearkening back to 2007. How
time flies when you're not paying attention to what you're doing
Mono, here we go again (Jun 16, 2009, 02:04)
Always Right: "We've seen how much OIN counted
in the TomTom dispute."