Developer Linux News for Jan 28, 2010
Make Pretty GUI Apps Fast with Python-Qt (Jan 28, 2010, 20:04)
Linux Planet: "KDE users love the look of all
those pretty applications. The key is the toolkit KDE uses: Qt.
Akkana Peck uses a poker game to show how quickly you can create a
nice-looking graphical application."
FOSS Feats and Follies: Q&A With Red Hat Fedora Project Leader Paul Frields (Jan 28, 2010, 19:04)
LinuxInsider: "Paul Frields, Red Hat's Fedora
Project Leader, talks about FUDCon, what lies ahead for the next
generation of FOSS, and how to address some of the lingering
problems of Linux communities."
LCA: Cooperative management of package copyright and licensing data (Jan 28, 2010, 17:34)
LWN.net: "Kate Stewart is the manager of the
PowerPC team at Freescale. As such, she has a basic customer
service problem to solve: people who buy a board from Freescale
would like to have some sort of operating system to run on it. That
system, of course, will be Linux; satisfying this requirement means
that Freescale must operate as a sort of Linux distributor."
MonitoringForge.org Reaches 2,000 Registrants and More Than 2,000 Projects in its First Four Months (Jan 28, 2010, 14:04)
MonitoringForge press release: MonitoringForge
(www.MonitoringForge.org), the epicenter of all open source
projects that relate to IT monitoring, announces its 2,000th
registered member and more than 2,000 projects since its launch in
September 2009. In addition to its expanding membership base,
MonitoringForge has established an advisory board of monitoring
gurus, and implemented new updates to the platform.
Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.33 (Part 2) - Storage (Jan 28, 2010, 12:04)
The H Open: "Extended discard support means
that Linux now supports ATA TRIM, which can increase SSD lifespan
What's Next for Firefox? Electrolysis (Jan 28, 2010, 09:04)
Datamation: "One of the key new features that
the Lorentz branch of Firefox 3.6 will aim to include is a
technology that rival browser Google Chrome helped to popularize
– out of process plugins."
Installing the Elgg Social Networking CMS (Jan 28, 2010, 03:04)
Webreference: "Open Source CMSes are the latest
rage it seems, and we've tried out dozens. One that stands out
above the rest for small businesses and personal networks is the
Elgg open source "social engine," which can be used to create