Developer Linux News for Jan 19, 2011
Canonical's Qt decision may also be mobile power play (Jan 19, 2011, 23:34)
IT World: "When Mark Shuttleworth informed the world yesterday the Qt libraries would be included in the next Ubuntu release alongside the Gtk+ libraries, my very first thought was "Huh. Qt on GNOME. Sounds like MeeGo.""
Scribus: Manipulate and Place Objects in a Layout (Jan 19, 2011, 20:04)
Packt: "Layouts can be visualized in our minds,
but doing it with Scribus will be a manual job, and it's time to
practice. This article will lead you through several design steps
and will show some of the Scribus workflow basics in action"
GNOME Accessibility Application Ocra 2.91.5 Released (Jan 19, 2011, 18:04)
Linux Pro Magazine: "GNOME's Orca screen reader
is providing users accessibility to their graphical desktop using
assistive technology service provider interface (AT-SPI)."
Linux 2.6.38 eliminates last main global lock, improving performance (Jan 19, 2011, 17:04)
Netstat -vat: "The first release candidate for
the upcoming Linux 2.6.38 kernel is now out and it could further
improve Linux performance."
How Unemployed Developers Use Open Source to Get Hired (Jan 19, 2011, 16:04)
Datamation: "It's a tough economy out there. It
doesn't matter which industry you happen to be experienced in,
people need to be focused on keeping themselves as competitive as
Canonical and Shuttleworth add Qt to Ubuntu Linux (Jan 19, 2011, 07:34)
ZDNet: "Want to start a fight in Linux desktop
circles? Say, loudly and obnoxiously that Qt, the programming
libraries behind the KDE desktop, are better than GTK+, the
libraries backing GNOME."
Of Software and Soffits (Jan 19, 2011, 06:04)
Blog of Helios: "Sourceforge: The place where
good ideas go to die."
1-second linux boot to Qt (Jan 19, 2011, 04:34)
Embedded Bits: "At the end of last year, to
demonstrate my company's swiftBoot service, I put together a rather
impressive demo. Using a Renesas MS7724 development board I was
able to achieve a one second cold Linux boot to a Qt