Developer Linux News for Jan 26, 2011
GLX-Dock 2.3 enters beta (Jan 26, 2011, 23:04)
Glx-Dock: "This version was the occasion to
refactor a fair amount of the core. GLX-Dock is now built on top of
libgldi (for GL Desktop Interface), which will also be used for
another project: GLX-Desklet. Having a minimalistic core ensure
better stability and performances, and less bugs."
Mozilla updates Firefox 4 Beta 10 with 506 bug fixes (Jan 26, 2011, 20:04)
Netstat -vat: "There are a lot of bugs in
Firefox 4. Mozilla this week updated the next gen Firefox browser
to Beta 10, quashing no less than 506 bugs."
Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie win Japan Prize (Jan 26, 2011, 18:04)
SF Gate: "When Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie
began creating the Unix operating system in 1969, they did not
envision that their work would become a backbone of the computer
revolution that has transformed the world."
One Package Manager for them All (Jan 26, 2011, 17:04)
OStatic: "The idea of one universal package
format for all distributions has been batted around a few times
over the years. One of the most notable was Ryan C. Gordon's idea
of FatELF files."
LibreOffice 3.3 Frees Open Source Office Suite (Jan 26, 2011, 15:34)
Developer.com: "Stick a fork in it, LibreOffice
3.3 is done."
Because Your Distro Should Be Cool! (Jan 26, 2011, 14:34)
Journal of an Open Sourcee: "It is with my
Community Manager hat and as a Linux enthusiast that I bring you
this post about the Foresight Linux distribution, literally born
and brewed where I work and filled to the brim with the technology
developed at rPath."
Appropriation � and the kingdom did not fall (Jan 26, 2011, 14:04)
Linux User and Developer: "Linux and open
source verteran, Richard Hillesley, wonders if the much-used
aphorism that 'information wants to be free' is still prescient in
the light of of current events"
Bodhi Linux is Blossoming (Jan 26, 2011, 12:04)
Thoughts on Technology: "Not even three months
ago Bodhi Linux was nothing more than a thought in my mind. Today
Bodhi is a thriving young project. If you have visited our team
page lately or seen our news posts then you know our small team has
been steadily growing."
TortoiseSVN: Getting Started (Jan 26, 2011, 09:04)
Packt: "In this article you will get your first
taste of using TortoiseSVN. This article will explain the concept
of working copies and will cover how to check out a working copy,
how to manage copy depth, and how to commit a copy after you have
made some changes to it."
Samba 4 'will break desktop monopoly' (Jan 26, 2011, 07:34)
IT Wire: "Free software dynamos Andrew Tridgell
and Andrew Bartlett are both hopeful that their next baby, Samba 4,
will be due for delivery sometime in the not-too-distant