Developer Linux News for Sep 30, 2009
LinuxCon: the Good, the Bad, and the Nerdy (Sep 30, 2009, 21:02)
Enterprise Networking Planet: "LinuxCon's focus
is technical, designed to provide a collaboration and education
space for everything Linux. The Linux Foundation organizes many
summits and small conferences, but LinuxCon is its first large
Why Open Source is not Magic Pixie Dust, Part 284 (Sep 30, 2009, 20:02)
Open Enterprise: "Here, then, was the first
– and for a while, the most successful – Internet
company, giving away what many had regarded as its crown
Does Silverlight on Linux matter? (Sep 30, 2009, 18:02)
Netstat -vat: "During the Intel Developer Forum
this week, Microsoft announced that it was planning on delivering
its Silverlight media for Intel's Moblin Linux."
Mozilla opposes Google Chrome Frame. No soup for you.
(Sep 30, 2009, 15:32)
Netstat -vat: "Microsoft and Mozilla are two
organizations that tend not to agree on many different topics. When
it comes to Google's Chrome Frame, it's a different story."
Kicking tires in the Moblin Garage (Sep 30, 2009, 15:02)
Moblin Zone: "The Moblin Garage and App
Installer aim to help users to find and install both free and
commercial apps. The initial implementation appears promising."
Linux Is Bloated. Does Anyone Care? (Sep 30, 2009, 13:03)
Serverwatch: "Walk through a shopping mall in
any town you care to mention, and you're sure to see muffin tops
— those mounds of excess flab bulging out of the tops of
men's and women's pants."
Should Operating Systems Be Intuitive? (Sep 30, 2009, 04:33)
Linux Blog Safari: "How do operating systems
and breastfeeding figure in the same discussion? One is intuitive
and the other isn't -- or neither is, or both ought to be,
depending on your point of view"
HowTo Manage your networked devices using Python and Pexpect (Sep 30, 2009, 03:03)
Linux Dynasty: "This is my first release of
ldNetDeviceManager.py. The ldNetManager.py tool gives you the
ability to manage your network devices with out having to purchase
a product like Cisco's LMS"
Mark Shuttleworth's Community Has No Women (Sep 30, 2009, 01:33)
Linux Today Blog: "But it has a number of fatal
flaws. Mr. Shuttleworth didn't make just a couple of careless
comments; the recurring theme all through his talk was "Guys are
the cool techies, girls are not."