Developer Linux News for Feb 12, 2010
Open Office 3.2: Faster, More Office Compatibility (Feb 12, 2010, 21:03)
Datamation: "The concept of an office suite,
with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, is one
that is well understood by users, which is also why it's often
difficult to improve them."
GNOME Shell Usability Test Plan (Feb 12, 2010, 18:33)
Máirín Duffy: "For the past
couple of weeks I've been working with Jon McCann, Jeremy Perry,
and Owen Taylor on developing a usability testing plan for GNOME
Shell. It's a work-in-progress, and I wanted to make a quick
posting about the effort and where it's going."
Mobile World Congress Preview: All About Android (Feb 12, 2010, 16:33)
Enterprise Mobile: "Though new smartphones,
mobile devices and mobile applications of all kinds are sure to
surface at the conference, industry watchers say Google's open
source platform Android will grab the lion's share of
AMD's Ambitious 'Fusion' Processor on Track (Feb 12, 2010, 14:03)
Hardware Central: "Advanced Micro Devices
opened the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)
with a disclosure of its first chip under the "Fusion" banner, a
project that introduces a new core design along with the graphics
processing it acquired with ATI Technologies in 2006."
Paldo 1.21 released (Feb 12, 2010, 10:33)
Paldo: "paldo is a Upkg driven GNU/Linux
distribution. It's kind of a mix of a source and a binary
distribution. Even though it builds packages like a source
distribution it provides binary packages."
DRBD and MySQL - Heartbeat Setup (Feb 12, 2010, 06:03)
Database Journal: "Heartbeat automates all the
moving parts and can work as well with the MySQL master-master
active/passive solution as well as it can with the MySQL & DRBD