Developer Linux News for Apr 27, 2010
The Complexities to Creating Real Electronic Health Records (Apr 27, 2010, 23:03)
Linux Journal: "But with all of this focus on
streamlining and digitally electrifying health records, I began to
wonder where did the Open Source community stand and where is its
input? There is certainly a lot of money sitting out there for
someone who wants to try to build the better mouse trap."
Say Cheese: Building a Photo App for Your Android Device (Apr 27, 2010, 22:03)
Linux Magazine: "Learn how to snap a picture
and display it in your application "
Dilbert: That Lost 4G Phone (Apr 27, 2010, 21:33)
Scott Adams blog: "So here now, exclusively for
you blog readers, the totally unfinished first drafts of those
comics. You will never see these in newspapers."
Cross Compiling Options
(Apr 27, 2010, 18:33)
Linux Journal: "What is your strategy on cross
compilation toolchains? Here we explore a few options:"
New distributions added to waiting list (Apr 27, 2010, 18:03)
Distrowatch: "GnackTrack. GnackTrack is an
Ubuntu-based distribution and live CD designed for penetration
X.Org Project Has Five New Summer Projects (Apr 27, 2010, 17:03)
Phoronix: "Back in March we talked about the
possible X.Org projects this year during Google's Summer of Code,
for which X.Org is a veteran participant (in the past items like
the ATI R300 Gallium3D driver and generic GPU video decoding have
been tackled), but the list of accepted projects for this summer
have now been announced."
Keeping 1000 devs focused: new Debian leader speaks (Apr 27, 2010, 14:33)
IT Wire: "Ten days back, the new leader of the
Debian GNU/Linux project, Stefano Zacchiroli, began his term as the
only elected leader of a free software project. But that's not the
only thing that makes Debian unique in the FOSS space."
The case of the overly anonymous anon_vma (Apr 27, 2010, 06:03)
LWN.net: "The holdup in this case was a nasty
regression which occupied a number of kernel developers nearly full
time for days. The hunt for this bug is a classic story of what can
happen when the code gets too complex."
Git 1.7.1 released and available in my repository for Ubuntu Jaunty and Ubuntu K (Apr 27, 2010, 04:33)
My Thoughts: "Git 1.7.1 was released on
Saturday, 24 Apr 2010. It's available in my Ubuntu repository for
Ubuntu Jaunty and Ubuntu Karmic."
Free NVIDIA Fermi Cards To Open-Source Developers (Apr 27, 2010, 03:03)
Phoronix: "Prior to launching their
next-generation graphics processors, NVIDIA dropped their
obfuscated open-source driver and have said they will not provide
any open-source support at all for their GeForce GTX 400 "Fermi"
Why Making Money from Free Software Matters (Apr 27, 2010, 00:03)
The H Open: "Later still, free software also
became a way of making serious money – something that
Stallman has repeatedly said he is quite happy with, contrary to
much FUD claiming otherwise."