Developer Linux News for Jun 24, 2010
Linux, the Numbers (Jun 24, 2010, 23:35)
Hemisphere Games: "A little over a month ago we
released the Linux port of Osmos, promising statistics on our sales
and downloads. We wanted to find out - from a financial
perspective, for our studio - "is it worth porting games to
GIMP 2.6.9 Released (Jun 24, 2010, 23:05)
Tuxmachines: "It's been a while since the last
release. Quite a few bug-fixes have piled up in the stable branch,
so here's another release in the stable GIMP 2.6 series."
Mobile Linux Alert: Motorola Debuts Video-Centric Droid X (Jun 24, 2010, 22:05)
Enterprise Mobile Today: "Motorola and Verizon
Wireless have announced their latest entrée into the
ever-expanding smartphone market with Droid X, a device that should
especially appeal to folks who like to watch TV shows, movies and
play games on their mobile devices."
The Immortality of Open Source Projects (Jun 24, 2010, 15:05)
IT World: "Open source, like rock and roll,
will never die."
Skype Releases Open SDK for Linux (Jun 24, 2010, 13:35)
TechCrunch: "Today, Skype is releasing an open
software development kit (SDK) for developers called SkypeKit which
will allow Skype calls, instant messaging, video chat and other
features to be integrated into consumer electronics and
Linux's old KDE 3 desktop lives!? (Jun 24, 2010, 10:35)
Cyber Cynic: "I love it. KDE 3.x, which has
always remained my favorite Linux desktop interface, is making a
come back. A tiny group of open-source developers from Pearson
Computing is trying to bring KDE 3.x from the grave in a project
that they're calling Trinity."
Introducing Seven Popular Open Source Projects for .NET Developers (Jun 24, 2010, 03:05)
CodeGuru: "In this article we'll shed some
insight into this widespread practice, introducing seven open
source solutions embraced by millions of .NET developers around the
Linaro seeks to simplify ARM Linux landscape (Jun 24, 2010, 00:05)
LWN.net: "A quick glance at the ARM directory
in a recent kernel tree shows nearly 70 different
sub-architectures, each corresponding to a different CPU or
system-on-chip (SoC). That complexity has made it harder to develop
new products for new or existing ARM devices."