Developer Linux News for Feb 25, 2011
FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE Announcement (Feb 25, 2011, 22:03)
FreeBSD: "The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team
is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE.
This is the third release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves
on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.1 and introduces some new
What are you doing on Friday? (Feb 25, 2011, 20:03)
Zenoss blog: "What are you doing Friday? We're
Building a Cloud with Cloud.com, Openstack, and Opscode"
Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.38 (Part 3) � Network drivers and infrastructure (Feb 25, 2011, 17:33)
The H Open: "Kernel version 38 will offer a new
meshing implementation, loads of new and improved LAN and Wi-Fi
drivers, plus various minor changes that promise to improve the
network subsystem's performance."
Intel's BIOS Implementation Test Suite, based on GRUB2 (Feb 25, 2011, 16:33)
BIOSbits: "The Intel BIOS Implementation Test
Suite (BITS) provides a bootable pre-OS environment for testing
BIOSes and in particular their initialization of Intel processors,
hardware, and technologies."
OpenSim used in project to help Asperger's kids (Feb 25, 2011, 15:03)
IT Wire: "Researchers from Victoria University
plan to aid kids with Asperger syndrome by helping them learn
through interaction with professional programmers and
Nokia and open source - A trial by fire (Feb 25, 2011, 14:33)
The H Open: "Richard Hillesley has a look at
Nokia's curious relationship with open source, finds out where it
all went wrong and has a conversation with a survivor of its
An Interview with Jane Silber (Feb 25, 2011, 05:03)
Silver Fox's Space: "I'm Jane Silber, CEO of
Canonical. I live in London and hold dual American/British
citizenship. I spell like a Brit, speak like an American, and wave
my hands about like an Italian."