Developer Linux News for Oct 11, 2010
Debian's developer dilemma: Why Debian should vote "yes" (Oct 11, 2010, 22:03)
Network World: "It takes all kinds to put
together a Linux distribution or any open source project.
Historically, though, Debian has only given full privileges to
those contributors who have a developer bent. Is the project ready
to recognize more contributors?"
Touring the Balkans to promote Free Software (Oct 11, 2010, 20:33)
Zona-M: "James Michael Dupont (Mike) is a
software developer that is doing a lot to promote Free/Open Source
Software (FOSS) in Kosovo and other Balkan countries. This year,
Mike invited a first class team to spend a couple of weeks in the
Evaluating Open Source Participation by Email Traffic (Oct 11, 2010, 18:33)
Redmonk: "Dalibor Topic was the one to give me
this idea, though I'm not sure if he'd remember the tweet. He was,
however, the one who pointed me at MarkMail's archive of open
source list traffic, which I'd seen before, using a by domain
constraint, which I hadn't."
Running Multiple MySQL Server Instances in Parallel on a Linux Server (Oct 11, 2010, 17:33)
Packt: "On most Linux setups, MySQL comes as a
readymade installation package, making it easy to get started. It
is, however, a little more complicated to run multiple instances in
parallel, often a setup handy for development."
LM_Sensors 3.2.0 Has Been Released (Oct 11, 2010, 15:03)
Phoronix: "It's been quite a while since having
anything to report on with the LM_Sensors project, which is the
free software project to provide user-space utilities and kernel
drivers for various hardware sensors to be supported under
Mining Amazon.com Catalog Data with Ruby (Oct 11, 2010, 07:04)
Developer.com: "Amazon's Product Advertising
API provides developers with an interface for creating interesting
new services that mine Amazon's enormous product catalog."