Developer Linux News for Mar 08, 2011
Are Mobile Apps Violating Open Source Licenses? (Mar 08, 2011, 23:05)
Linux Planet: "There are a lot of mobile apps
that use open source software, but how many of them are in
compliance with open source licensing rules? As it turns out, not
Web Developer School: Working with CSS in Joomla! (Mar 08, 2011, 22:35)
HTML Goodies: "Working with CSS in Joomla! can
be a bit daunting at first. But like anything new, after you study
and learn the different aspects of it, you'll be updating your CSS
files with ease."
Of the community, not above the community (Mar 08, 2011, 21:05)
OpenSource.com: "Since I've recently been on
one of my Tom Sawyer rants again about the lack of humility I see
in many community efforts, I thought I'd share a story that might
help you visualize the role your organization could play in the
communities it belongs to."
Tracing on Linux (Mar 08, 2011, 20:35)
Scott James Remnant: "The Linux tracing APIs
are a relatively new addition to the kernel and one of the most
powerful new features its gained in a long time. Unfortunately the
plethora of terms and names for the system can be confusing, so in
this follow-up to my previous post on the proc connector and socket
filter, I'll take a look at achieving the same result using tracing
and hopefully unravel a little of the mystery along the way."
Google Extends Honeycomb API to Combat Android Fragmentation (Mar 08, 2011, 19:05)
Developer.com: "Third-party Android application
developers can now use Google's Fragments API, part of Honeycomb or
Android 3.0, without sacrificing backwards compatibility with
existing Android smartphones."
Optimizing Linux with cheap flash drives (Mar 08, 2011, 15:05)
LWN.net: "If Linux is to make proper use of of
this class of hardware, it must drive it in a way which is aware of
its advantages and disadvantages."
Microsoft Is Said to Pay Nokia More Than $1 Billion in Deal (Mar 08, 2011, 14:05)
Businessweek: "Microsoft Corp. will pay Nokia
Oyj more than $1 billion to promote and develop Windows-based
handsets as part of their smartphone software agreement, according
to two people with knowledge of the terms."
Canonical intelligently reinvents the scrollbar for Ubuntu (Mar 08, 2011, 13:35)
Geek.com: "Could they remove the permanent
scrollbars at the edge of windows in Ubuntu to free up more space
for content while still allowing them to work with a cursor? The
answer was a definite yes, and the re-design is now being
Women who inspire (Mar 08, 2011, 05:05)
Linux Pro Magazine: "Congratulations to Leigh
Honeywell, the 2011 Weakest Geek! I also want to thank Leigh for
giving me my only correct answer during the Weakest Geek