Developer Linux News for Oct 19, 2009
MikeeUSA's code, now available on geekfeminism.org (Oct 19, 2009, 23:02)
Geek Feminism blog: "While I completely support
SourceForge’s decision to remove MikeeUSA’s code for
violation of their Terms of Service, I can’t help kinda
feeling sorry for the guy, because apparently he didn’t have
any other copies."
Firefox Logo Painted Using Firefox Browser (Oct 19, 2009, 18:02)
Tech Source From Bohol: "During the MozCamp and
JRSL event in Chile, Marcio Galli painted the Firefox logo using a
development build of Firefox, a touch screen laptop, a simple
drawing application, and his finger."
Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.32 (Part 1) � Network subsystem and network drivers (Oct 19, 2009, 16:32)
Kernel Log: "Between Thursday evening and
Friday morning, Linus Torvalds released the fourth release
candidate of Linux version 2.6.32, although, due to the typing
error in the first release candidate (RC1 was mis-labeled RC2), it
is called 2.6.32-rc5 instead of 2.6.32-rc4."
Nouveau: X Render, RandR 1.2, FB, KMS Suspend Done (Oct 19, 2009, 13:32)
Phoronix: "In the past few days though the
Nouveau Wiki Feature Matrix was updated to reflect the latest
changes in this open-source, third-party NVIDIA graphics
Closed Design or No Design? Something is better than nothing. (Oct 19, 2009, 12:32)
Celeste Lyn Paul: "Recently, Mark Shuttleworth
announced on the Ayatana list an attempt to improve existing Ubuntu
design processes by closing design participation and feedback from
the community to invite-only."
comparing "KDE 4" and "GNOME 3" (Oct 19, 2009, 11:02)
aseigo: "What these blog entries are usually
comparing is not "KDE 4" with "GNOME 3" but two of the KDE 4
workspace components, Plasma and KWin, with gnome-shell. Little
more than that is compared in most of them when the topic is "KDE 4
or GNOME 3?". This is unfortunate because KDE 4 is a lot more than
just the KDE Workspace, which is just one product that comes from
KDE, just as GNOME 3 will be more than just gnome-shell."