Developer Linux News for Aug 12, 2010
Basic Rendering in OpenGL (Aug 12, 2010, 23:06)
InformIT: "Objects and scenes that you create
with OpenGL consist of smaller, simpler shapes, arranged and
combined in various and unique ways. This chapter explores these
building blocks of 3D objects, called primitives, and the various
ways you can combine them on-screen."
When GNOME Met KDE: Q and A With GNOME Foundation Director Stormy Peters (Aug 12, 2010, 21:36)
LinuxInsider: "Last year, the GNOME Foundation
began hosting summits for developers alongside another desktop
environment community: KDE. "In our meeting with the KDE
conference, we're trying to cooperate in our common goal of
providing a free desktop," said Stormy Peters, executive director
of the GNOME Foundation."
Moglen: Bilski decision set back patent reform for more than a decade (Aug 12, 2010, 21:06)
ZDNet: "The US Supreme Court's recent Bilski
decison set back patent reform by at least a decade, one top Linux
Apertus: The open source cinema project (Aug 12, 2010, 17:06)
Open Source.com: "The idea of creating a free
(as in free speech) and open cinema camera based on an Elphel 333
started in spring 2006 in the mind of a member of the DVinfo forum,
who in March 2006 started a new thread called "High Definition with
Elphel model 333 camera." A lot of people got involved, and the
project grew and developed."
Adobe Still Shafts Linux With H.264 GPU Decoding (Aug 12, 2010, 15:36)
Phoronix: "At first it looked like the Linux
Flash Player might use VDPAU for video decoding, but that never
ended up materializing. Instead, Adobe's main Linux engineer just
ranted about the Linux video APIs on his blog (he did this twice in
LinuxCon: What Is the Future of Linux Development? (Aug 12, 2010, 15:06)
Linux Planet: "Top Linux kernel developers
detail what's next for Linux, and why the bar has been raised to
become a kernel contributor."
Is the Linux Kernel In Trouble? (Aug 12, 2010, 12:36)
OStatic: "Does Linux kernel development face a
crisis in the coming years? That was one of the topics of
discussion at LinuxCon this week, and the concern has been raised
Kernel Log: 2.6.36 development and new stable kernels and drivers (Aug 12, 2010, 10:36)
The H Open: "While Linux 2.6.36 development
continues apace, a number of new stable releases iron out various
quirks in previous versions. New versions of PowerTop and graphics
drivers for AMD and NVIDIA graphics chips offer numerous
enhancements and bug fixes."
KDE 4.5 released - 1,723 new features, 16,022 bug fixes (Aug 12, 2010, 03:06)
ZDNet: "News for all your Linux folks - KDE 4.5
has been released, and it contains a 1,723 new features, along with
16,022 bug fixes."