Developer Linux News for Apr 13, 2010
Open-source Sugar snared by Jobsian code block (Apr 13, 2010, 19:02)
The Register: "Open-source CRM developer
SugarCRM has been snared by the dark, so-called brilliance of
Apple's whip-tongued chief executive Steve Jobs."
Linux: 2.6.34-rc4, "Hunting A Really Annoying VM Regression" (Apr 13, 2010, 18:32)
KernelTrap: "We had the choice of either
reverting all the anon-vma scalability improvements, or finding out
exactly what caused the regression and fixing it. And we got pretty
close to the point where I was going to just revert it all"
Adobe vs. Apple is going to get uglier (Apr 13, 2010, 17:32)
Sure, It's Secure: "Usually I write about
security here, but Apple's iron-bound determination to keep Adobe
Flash out of any iWhatever device is about to blow up in Apple's
face. Sources close to Adobe tell me that Adobe will be suing Apple
within a few weeks."
Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.34 (Part 1) - Network Support (Apr 13, 2010, 17:02)
The H Open: "Expected for release in May, Linux
kernel version 2.6.34 contains several new network drivers and
various advancements designed to improve network performance or
increase network configuration flexibility, which will particularly
Ubuntu�s New Web Office Integration
(Apr 13, 2010, 16:32)
LinuxUK: "Take for instance a low powered,
possibly mobile/embedded system with limited processing power and
memory. A cloud based service for these devices could allow
resource intensive tasks to be offloaded to an online server
somewhere, greatly improving the UX"
The Unity Linux Build Server (Apr 13, 2010, 13:32)
Unity Linux: "The developers at Unity Linux
have been working hard on expanding our package repositories. At
this point, there are well over 8600 packages for each of the i586
and x86_64 architectures."
How does GPL licensing affect projects that don't involve linking/compiling? (Apr 13, 2010, 13:02)
Technology FLOSS: "This is a question that I've
been trying to figure out for a while already."
Allegheny first-years dive into Fedora (Apr 13, 2010, 09:02)
Opensource.com: "Over the course of fourteen
weeks, we've introduced them to the Creative Commons, blogging, and
open source software in the context of social change, trying to get
them ready for their dive into the Fedora project."