Developer Linux News for Apr 15, 2011
Torvalds Honored by Gaggle of Lawyers (Apr 15, 2011, 18:03)
LinuxJournal: "Linus Torvalds, the father of
Linux and hero to many Open Source users, might not be the first
person one might think would be honored by an organization of
lawyers, but that's exactly what's happening."
Oracle wants OpenOffice.org to be free (as in beer) (Apr 15, 2011, 17:03)
Netstat-vat: Oracle gives up on OpenOffice.org
as a commercial product.
Red Hat Submits New Data Caching Spec to Java EE 7
(Apr 15, 2011, 14:04)
DevX:Red Hat pushes a new data caching
specification at the JCP, claiming data caching will have the
greatest impact on Java EE 7's cloud enablement.
First stable Blender 2.5 series arrives (Apr 15, 2011, 13:08)
The H: Blender 2.5.7 released, first stable
version of Blender 2.x
Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2 Is Available for Download (Apr 15, 2011, 09:20)
Softpedia: The last Beta version of the
upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) operating system is now
available for testing. Natty goes GA on April 28th.
Ride the Firefox development wave with Aurora pre-release builds (Apr 15, 2011, 08:01)
Ars: "Mozilla has announced the launch of
Aurora, a new Firefox release channel that is intended to open up
experimental Firefox features to a broader audience of
SkySQL Builds MySQL Reference Architecture (Apr 15, 2011, 07:16)
Database Journal: "Deploying a MySQL database
today to meet modern infrastructure demands isn't as easy as it
used to be."
Linux 126.96.36.199 Released (Apr 15, 2011, 06:06)
LWN: Time to update
Is Cloud Foundry something we need? (Apr 15, 2011, 01:03)
IT World: "If you missed it, and I think that
unlikely given the buzz the announcement got this week, Cloud
Foundry is VMware's open source platform as a service (PaaS). And,
unlike last week's Facebook hardware announcement, this baby is
actually open source, released under the Apache license."