Developer Linux News for Jun 30, 2010
Nexus One gets Android 2.2 first (Jun 30, 2010, 19:05)
Gemini: "Android 2.2, Google's operating system
for mobile devices, is coming to the Nexus One smartphone via an
over-the-air update. The new version codenamed Froyo is
significantly faster and supports features like push-through
MeeGo Handset Project Day 1 is Here (Jun 30, 2010, 18:51)
MeeGo: "The MeeGo project is happy to announce
"Day 1" of the MeeGo Handset user experience project...Today, the
handset baseline source code is available to the development
Yahoo Tightens Up Hadoop for Security, Workflow Management (Jun 30, 2010, 18:35)
Developer.com: "Yahoo unveiled a new beta
version of Hadoop, the open source, distributed filesystem that the
Web giant created and has used internally for years to power its
homepage and numerous other online assets."
New project leader wears the Fedora (Jun 30, 2010, 18:05)
The Register: "Paul Frields, who has been
getting his paycheck from Red Hat to run the Fedora development
Linux variant since 2008, is moving back inside the company to work
on Enterprise Linux, and an outsider named Jared Smith is being
brought in as the new Fedora Project Leader."
K3b 2.0 released with Blu-ray support (Jun 30, 2010, 17:35)
K3b: "Today the reformed K3b team within the
KDE Community is proud to release the final 2.0 of the premier disk
recording application, codenamed "Komeback". Although pre-release
versions have already enjoyed widespread adoption, we'd like to
recap some of the highlights of this release."
FFmpeg gets its own implementation of Google's VP8 codec (Jun 30, 2010, 17:05)
ars Technica: "Developers Ronald Bultje, David
Conrad, and Jason Garret-Glaser are creating a native VP8 video
codec implementation for the open source FFmpeg project."
Funky, Futuristic XO Classrooms on YouTube Cannal Ceibal (Jun 30, 2010, 15:05)
OLPC News: "Did you know that the OLPC
classrooms in Uruguay were futuristic designs from the 1970's? Talk
a look at this video and check out the fly cribs for these
Knowledge: A Different Approach to a Database on the Desktop (Jun 30, 2010, 04:35)
KDE.news: "Desktop applications for
'Information Management' that go beyond conventional card-index
style databases are hard to find. The ideas behind such software
are perhaps not that well known, so a prototype program, Knowledge,
has been developed to put them firmly into the public domain."