Developer Linux News for Oct 19, 2010
Researchers one step closer to 'bootless' computer (Oct 19, 2010, 22:32)
Computerworld: "Physicists at the University of
California, Riverside have made a breakthrough in developing a
"spin computer," which would combine logic with nonvolatile memory,
bypassing the need for computers to boot up."
Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.36 (Part 4) - Drivers (Oct 19, 2010, 21:32)
The H Open: "Drivers in 2.6.36 include
considerably improved support for infra-red receivers and remotes,
optimised USB drivers, and a solution for a much discussed problem
that Android developers, in one way or another, had solved long
plasma in 18-24 months? (Oct 19, 2010, 19:32)
aseigo: "In my last blog entry, I mentioned
QtComponents, QML and the new Qt scene graph and then vaguely
alluded to profound implications for Plasma. I will not tease you,
dear reader, for longer than necessary: this blog entry contains my
current preliminary thinking on the what this could all mean for
Plasma going forward."
Ubuntu 11.04 development begins (Oct 19, 2010, 18:32)
The H Open: "Less than one week after the
arrival of Ubuntu 10.10, developer Matthias Klose has announced
that version 11.04, code named "Natty Narwhal", is now officially
open for development."
Video Interview with Rusty Russell, of IBM OZlabs kernel development fame. (Oct 19, 2010, 17:32)
Open Source at Google: "Free software advocate
and Linux developer Rusty Russell sat down for an interview with
Google's Jeremy Allison when they were both in Japan for LinuxCon.
They discuss Rusty's role maintaining the Linux kernel (0:15), why
Australia has produced so many top notch open source
Wind River Advances Embedded Linux (Oct 19, 2010, 11:02)
Linux Planet: "The new Wind River Linux 4.0
release integrates advanced real-time, carrier-grade and
virtualization capabilities, but they still see a need for their
own proprietary VxWorks."
Rebel Inheritance: The Best About Launcher Menus (Part 3) (Oct 19, 2010, 01:32)
Opensuse Revolution: "This is the third part of
the series of articles that analyse the possibilities of start
menus and new ideas to do for the openSUSE project."