Developer Linux News for Jan 14, 2010
Location-aware search with Apache Lucene and Solr (Jan 14, 2010, 23:34)
IBM Developerworks: "Whether looking for the
nearest coffee shop on a GPS-enabled smartphone, nearby friends via
a social-networking site, or all trucks within the city delivering
a certain product, more and more people and businesses are using
location-aware search services."
Linux Kernel 188.8.131.52 Stable Release (Jan 14, 2010, 22:04)
ItRunsOnLine: "The 3rd upgrade of Linux kernel
version 2.6.32 has been released."
Advantech launches Core i7 flotilla (Jan 14, 2010, 21:04)
LinuxDevices: "Advantech launched a flotilla of
seven Linux-ready devices using Intel's new, embedded-oriented Core
Choosing a browser: What do you look for? (Jan 14, 2010, 20:34)
Dissociated Press: "My criteria for choosing a
browser may be quite different than yours, though. I'm interested
to know what other people look for in a Web browser, and what
features may not be that important. Here's what I look for:"
BerliOS compromised (with screenshot) (Jan 14, 2010, 18:34)
LWN.net: "The BerliOS repository site has been
compromised; indeed, it appears it has been compromised since 2005.
What little information is available can be found from this
(German) Heise article (Google translation) and a screen shot from
the defaced site."
Proud to be a Googler (Jan 14, 2010, 17:04)
Thoughts by Ted: "Although I obviously had
nothing to do with Google's decision vis-a-vis China, having only
started working there for a week, I was definitely glad to see it
and it made me proud to be able to say that I work there"
BerliOS Hosting Site Hacked (Jan 14, 2010, 16:34)
OStatic: "The BerliOS open source software
portal was compromised and recently had its home page defaced, but
no disclosure has been made on the site."
Microsoft predicts Linux will fail mobile 'quality' test (Jan 14, 2010, 14:04)
Register Hardware: "Linux is shaping up as
Microsoft's target in a potential war of attrition to gain lost
market share for Windows Mobile in handsets."
New EGL Gallium3D State Tracker Pushed (Jan 14, 2010, 03:04)
Phoronix: "For the past few months there has
been a developer, Chia-I Wu, working to bring the Mesa 3D stack to