Developer Linux News for Aug 31, 2009
The Global Conference on Open Source will be held in Jakarta on October (Aug 31, 2009, 22:33)
GCOS: "Since the signing of Indonesia, Go Open
Source! Declaration on June 30 2004, Indonesia aspires to be a
leading force in the movement to promote open source. Global
Conference on Open Source (GCOS) aims to bring the global open
source community together in order to address the growing demand
for open source technology in every social spectrum."
Open vs. Closed: the iPhone's Future or Folly? (Aug 31, 2009, 21:33)
Standards Blog: "The two articles thus nicely
make the point that openness is a matter of degree, and also
illustrate the fact that the slope is slippery indeed between
totalitarian requirements and proprietary decisions over what can,
and cannot be done with as important an information, communication,
and creation device as a modern smartphone."
apache.org downtime - initial report (Aug 31, 2009, 19:03)
Apache Software Foundation: "On August 27th,
starting at about 18:00 UTC an account used for automated backups
for the ApacheCon website hosted on a 3rd party hosting provider
was used to upload files to minotaur.apache.org. The account was
accessed using SSH key authentication from this host."
Installing Perl modules without root access (Aug 31, 2009, 08:02)
Perl.jonallen: "local::lib is a Perl module
that sets everything up so you can install distributions from CPAN
into your home directory. This means you won't need root access,
and ensures that anything you install will not interfere with the
either the system Perl or any other users."
7 Reasons to Use Debian (Aug 31, 2009, 00:02)
Tuxarena: "1. Stable
Any application needs time to be used and tested enough time in
order to make it stable. One of the greatest goals of Debian is