Developer Linux News for Nov 06, 2009
Mavizen's 130 MPH TTX02 Electric Motorcycle Runs on Linux (Nov 06, 2009, 21:02)
Treehugger: ""Laptop on Wheels": Has an
On-Board Web Server, USB Ports, and Wifi Connectivity"
Linux-Kongress 2009: New filesystems, optimised programming (Nov 06, 2009, 20:02)
The H Open: "Among the topics were the
advantages of Ext4 and Btrfs, fast Ext4 filesystem checks, and
kernel and userspace tricks for minimising the time-consuming
movements of read/write heads, all of which can speed up some tasks
by several orders of magnitude!"
Has Google Become a Good Open Source Citizen? (Nov 06, 2009, 17:32)
Seeking Alpha:: "With its open source release
to suggest that it may eventually become a good open source
Setting Up Gitosis On Ubuntu (Nov 06, 2009, 16:32)
Howtoforge: "This article is part one of a two
part series that covers setting up a hosting server using gitosis
for your central repository, and in the next article, taking an
existing SVN repository and running the appropriate scripts and
commands necessary to migrate it into something git can work
Open Source: More than a License (Nov 06, 2009, 14:17)
OStatic: "For the first time, there seems to be
a growing concensus that an OSI-compliant license alone is not
enough to define one's position on the openness spectrum."
Q&A: Ubuntu 9.10 security (Nov 06, 2009, 07:34)
HelpNet Security: "What are the most notable
security features introduced with Ubuntu 9.10? The widest-reaching
change was the introduction of non-executable memory emulation for
Ubuntu systems that lack non-exec hardware."
Checking in on CodePlex (Nov 06, 2009, 03:04)
Standards Blog: "In this blog entry, I'll give
my impressions of how the CodePlex Foundation is developing, and
(as before) my opinions on how effective the decisions being made
are likely to be in achieving the Foundation's goals."