Developer Linux News for Jan 12, 2011
JRuby 1.6 Advances Ruby on Java (Jan 12, 2011, 22:33)
Developer.com: "The next major version of JRuby
is nearing completion, offering developers a host of new
improvements for running the Java implementation of the open source
VLC iOS developers fight back (Jan 12, 2011, 21:33)
The H Open: "Two and a half months after VLC
core developer Rémi Denis-Courmont submitted an infringement
of copyright complaint, Apple has removed the iOS version of VLC
Media Player from its App Store."
Top 10 MySQL Best Practices (Jan 12, 2011, 21:03)
Database Journal: "Rob Gravelle lists his top
10 MySQL best practices for database administrators, architects,
developers, and security personnel."
DACA Could Mean Fewer Bugs in Debian (Jan 12, 2011, 19:33)
Linux Journal: "Every piece of software written
has bugs. From the insignificant to the showstopper, bugs are there
despite the herculean efforts of developers. But thanks to a new
Debian project, many previously undetected bugs may finally get
HTML Video Codec Support in Chrome (Jan 12, 2011, 15:03)
The Chromium Blog: "To that end, we are
changing Chrome's HTML5 video support to make it consistent with
the codecs already supported by the open Chromium project."
Android 3.0 "Honeycomb" Looks Spectacularly Sweet (Jan 12, 2011, 14:03)
Tech Source: "Just a few weeks after the
release of the Nexus S and Android 2.3 "Gingerbread", Google
officially previewed today Android 3.0 "Honeycomb" at the Consumer
Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada."
Chromium Goes All In for Open Source Video (Jan 12, 2011, 13:33)
Mashable: "About half a year after Google
announced its WebM video codec at Google I/O, Chromium has made
some interesting announcements on how the open-source browser
project plans to support open-source video."
Booting Linux on the BeagleBoard-xM (Jan 12, 2011, 10:34)
IBM Developerworks: "BeagleBoard.org recently
introduced BeagleBoard revision xM, a new edition of the highly
successful open-hardware BeagleBoard currently at revision C. This
article describes the necessary environment and steps for booting
Linux® on the BeagleBoard-xM with Angstrom Linux, Android, and
Kernel Log: Wonder patch merged, improved AMD and Intel graphic support (Jan 12, 2011, 09:04)
The H Open: "For Linux 2.6.38, the kernel
developers have integrated the much-discussed patch which
considerably improves the response time of Linux desktops in
Sabayon Forensics Face Lift (Jan 12, 2011, 07:34)
What's Going On?: "So, Sabayon Forensics's
website got bumped to a wordpress, now life is good. It's really
hard to beat wordpress, it's one of my most used software. I host
several wordpress sites for people even. All ya need is some php
and mysql support and you got the world by the tail."
LucidWorks Enterprise (Jan 12, 2011, 06:04)
Distrowatch: "In mid-December the Lucid
Imagination team released a new product called LucidWorks
Enterprise. It's a solution based upon the Apache Lucene/Solr
search technology. So you might be wondering - is it a search
engine, a desktop search tool, a library?"
Leaving Canonical (Jan 12, 2011, 04:34)
Scott James Remnant: "Dear Friend, How are you
and your family hope fine? I am Mark SHUTTLEWORTH, from the great
country of SOUTH AFRICA."
Nexus S Runs Ubuntu; Linux Replaces...Linux (Jan 12, 2011, 01:34)
PC World: "It seems like hackers who inatall
the Android operationing system on everything decided to mix it up
a bit. The folks over at XDA Developers have successfully ported
Ubuntu HD2 version 0.3 to the Samsung Nexus S phone."