Developer Linux News for Aug 21, 2009
Sixty mobile apps ported to Moblin (Aug 21, 2009, 21:34)
Moblin Zone: "Brazilian independent software
vendor (ISV) Handcase says it will port about 60 of its PalmOS
applications to the Linux-based Moblin operating system."
Google Chrome gets 64-bit version, but only for Linux (Aug 21, 2009, 15:34)
Netstat -vat: "A 64-bit version of the Google
Chrome browser is now ready, but Windows users will still have some
time to wait for their version."
Windows Mobile is dead, new Linux mobile OS from Samsung (Aug 21, 2009, 13:33)
Unwired: "Samsung is, or soon will be a major
player on Symbian, Android and Windows Mobile. When Samsung gets
their own open mobile OS, what will happen to other mobile
platforms that it is using?"
When the Contribution Model Fails (Aug 21, 2009, 13:03)
Questioning the Norm: "Surely if they know
about it and it's in their list, i should either do it myself or
just be patient? It's a 7 year old feature request."
Linux's x86 vitality bodes well for Moblin project (Aug 21, 2009, 12:33)
Moblin Zone: "The Linux kernel team is growing,
both in total number of developers, and overall productivity, says
the Linux Foundation. In its annual "Who Writes Linux" study, the
organization attributes the growth to emerging markets including
netbooks, auto, and energy. "
Kernel contributions: Canonical, where are you? (Aug 21, 2009, 09:33)
IT Wire: "Over the past four years, the word
Linux has become almost synonymous with Ubuntu; the company behind
Ubuntu, Canonical, has proportionately gained an enormous amount of
mindshare within the FOSS community."
Character Head Modeling in Blender: Part 1 (Aug 21, 2009, 05:33)
Packt: "In this two-part tutorial by Jonathan
Williamson, we are going to look at how to model a character head
in Blender. Along with basic modeling tools we will also focus
heavily on good topology and how to create a clean mesh that will
deform well during animation."