Developer Linux News for Feb 23, 2010
The insecurity of OpenBSD (Feb 23, 2010, 23:33)
All That is Wrong With the World: "I certainly
don’t mean to imply that OpenBSD is a horribly insecure
operating system – it isn’t. I do however need to
highlight that OpenBSD is quite far removed from a secure operating
system, and will attempt to justify this position below."
The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 15th Anniversary of the Apache HTTP Web Server (Feb 23, 2010, 22:33)
The Apache Software Foundation Blog: "The
Apache Software Foundation (ASF) -- developers, stewards, and
incubators of 138 Open Source projects -- today announced the 15th
anniversary of the Apache HTTP Web Server."
GNOME Shell 2.29 Brings A Lot Of Improvements (Feb 23, 2010, 21:33)
Phoronix: "Perhaps the single biggest new
component for the GNOME 3.x stack is the GNOME Shell and this is
the package that just reached version 2.29.0. GNOME 2.29.0 brings a
lot of improvements."
Hands-on and under the hood: Ars tests Firefox on Android (Feb 23, 2010, 20:03)
ars Technica: "Although the porting effort is
still at an early stage of development, it is moving forward
swiftly. Mozilla's developers achieved an important milestone this
week by demonstrating that the browser can run on the Nexus One
Fedora Splits and Goes Faster (Feb 23, 2010, 18:33)
Linux Planet: "Red Hat's community Linux has
undergone a major development change, with the bleeding edge
Rawhide splitting off to become its own branch. A look at what this
means, and why it matters."
Mark Shuttleworth at PyCon: Cadence, Quality and Design (Feb 23, 2010, 15:03)
the Bitsource: "Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of
Canonical (maker of the Ubuntu Linux Distribution) spoke with me at
the PyCon 2010 Python conference in Atlanta, GA."