Developer Linux News for Apr 23, 2010
Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.34 (Part 2) - File Systems (Apr 23, 2010, 21:03)
The H Open: "Version 2.6.34 of the Linux kernel
will be the first to support the Ceph and LogFS file systems. A
number of changes to the Btrfs and XFS code promise improved
FreeBSD Status Report January-March, 2010 (Apr 23, 2010, 16:33)
FreeBSD-Announce: "Being the first of the four
reports planned for 2010 with 46 entries, it shows a good progress
of the FreeBSD Project and proves that our committers are keeping
up with the latest trends in the OS development."
MeeGo mobile Linux will also do laptops and desktops (Apr 23, 2010, 16:03)
ars Technica: "Intel has revealed that it is
developing a variant of the Linux-based MeeGo operating system that
will run on conventional desktop and laptop computers. This move
could substantially broaden MeeGo's scope, transforming it from a
mobile platform into a general purpose Linux distro."
Bash Shell Functions Tutorial with 6 Practical Examples (Apr 23, 2010, 14:33)
The Geek Stuff: "Bash shell function can be
executed just like a regular Unix command. Shell functions are
executed in the current shell context without creating any new
process to interpret them."
Release candidate for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS now available (Apr 23, 2010, 13:03)
LWN.net: "The Ubuntu team is pleased to
announce the Release Candidate for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long-Term
Support) Desktop and Server Editions and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server
for Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) and Amazon's EC2, as well as
Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Edition."
ELC: Android and the community (Apr 23, 2010, 09:03)
LWN.net: "Greg Kroah-Hartman delivered some
"tough love" to Android in his keynote at this year's Embedded
Linux Conference (ELC). He is very clearly excited about Android
and what it can do—uses it daily as his regular
phone—but is unhappy with Google's lack of community
Linux, a very powerful but still almost unknown environment for vision-impaired (Apr 23, 2010, 01:33)
Stop: "Last week I interviewed Tony Baechler,
an active member of the Blinux mailing list, to check how things
are going in 2010, and to know more about a very interesting
project for Linux vision-impaired users he's trying to launch."