Developer Linux News for Feb 16, 2010
Android Market should stimulate Open Source Applications (Feb 16, 2010, 22:33)
Blog of Jaap A. Haitsma: "Android itself built
on Open Source software. Though many op the applications in the
Android Market are free it is often not obvious if an application
in Open Source or not."
Securing the Debian zones (Feb 16, 2010, 20:33)
dsa.debian: "We are in the process of deploying
DNSSEC, the DNS Security Extensions, on the Debian zones. This
means properly configured resolvers will be able to verify the
authenticity of information they receive from the domain name
Writing Multimedia Applications with Vala (Feb 16, 2010, 20:03)
The GNOME Journal: "When I suggested he upgrade
to the latest version of the Vala compiler, his response was "Why
on earth don't you use a standard language?" This is my attempt to
answer his question."
Another ten essential Python tips (Feb 16, 2010, 19:33)
Linux User and Developer: "To compliment our
'ten essential Python tips for beginners' and 'ten more essential
Python tips' features, we've compiled yet another collection of ten
gems to make your Python experience that much more worthwhile."
In six weeks from bare hardware to receiving BCCHs (Feb 16, 2010, 19:03)
Harald Welte's blog: "So what does this mean?
As I have indicated publicly at the 26C3 conference: Now, that we
have managed to create a working GSM network-side implementation
(OpenBSC) during the last year, we will proceed to do the same with
the phone side."
Dell's Mini 5 will run on unreleased Android (Feb 16, 2010, 18:03)
The Inquirer: "THE RUMOUR MILL is saying that
Dell's upcoming Mini 5 tablet will run on a currently unreleased
version of Google's Linux-based Android operating system."
Intel and Nokia Merge Mobile Linux Initiatives to Introduce MeeGo (Feb 16, 2010, 17:03)
Linux.com: "Intel and Nokia, two of tech's
biggest titans, today announced the new Linux-based software
platform called MeeGo, which merges the popular Moblin and Maemo
Gnumeric 1.10 Release Brings Better Tools (Feb 16, 2010, 15:33)
OStatic: "It's been just over two years since
the last stable release, but the Gnumeric team is still going
strong. The project has a new stable series 1.10.x."
Let there be light (Feb 16, 2010, 15:03)
Vala Journal: "So, a few days back, I started
with an idea of a periodic summary of what is going on around the
Vala programming language, mainly for those subscribed to the
mailing list who are not that much interested in bugzilla."
Mobile Linux Unification (Feb 16, 2010, 12:03)
Cyber Cynic: "Intel and Nokia are merging their
mobile Linux distributions into a single operating system: MeeGo.
At the same time, Adobe and Google has partnered up to bring Adobe
Flash to Android."
Are smartbooks and Linux meant for each other? (Feb 16, 2010, 08:03)
sola's blog: "It is an intriguing question
whether smartbooks will widen Linux adoption and erode the often
criticised monopoly of Windows on pc-like computing devices."