Developer Linux News for Apr 24, 2012
How Microsoft Office Tops LibreOffice: 11 Features (Apr 24, 2012, 19:32)
Datamation: LibreOffice is developing rapidly, but Office still outclasses it in some areas.
Face Detection with Android APIs (Apr 24, 2012, 19:00)
Developer.com Learn how to use Android face detection APIs to identify faces in bitmap images.
Ubuntu Linux Seeing HUGE Demand for OpenStack (Apr 24, 2012, 15:00)
InternetNews: From the 'OpenStack Reality Check' files:
Microsoft Supporting Open Source: Threat or Promise? (Apr 24, 2012, 14:00)
Datamation: As of this article, Microsoft is actually one of the most active contributors to the Linux kernel. Yes, these contributions all benefit them in one way or another. But after I had a chance to ponder this issue a bit more, I began to question Microsoft's motivation in the long-term.
Long-term maintenance for Linux 3.2 (Apr 24, 2012, 12:00)
The H Open: Ben Hutchings has confirmed that he will maintain Linux kernel version 3.2 as a long-term kernel
Linux Top 3: Linux is Precise, Quantal and Longterm (Apr 24, 2012, 11:00)
LinuxPlanet: Twice a year we get to celebrate a new Ubuntu release, its wacky name and its interesting new innovations.
7 Programming Myths (Apr 24, 2012, 10:00)
InfoWorld: Neil McAllister offers up seven myths of modern programming practices, noting that while programming tools have gotten sharper, software development remains rife with misconceptions on productivity, code efficiency, offshoring, and more.
How to set up the Raspberry Pi (Apr 24, 2012, 08:00)
Linux User: Liam Fraser, creator of the popular Raspberry Pi Tutorials YouTube series and System Administrator for the Raspberry Pi Foundation, shows us how to set up the Raspberry Pi and write our first Python 'Hello World' application
OpenStack Community Seeks Talent, Cloud Certification (Apr 24, 2012, 07:00)
The VAR Guy: A major OpenStack conference attracted roughly 1,000 attendees last week in San Francisco.
How To Set Up WebDAV With MySQL Authentication On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze) (Apr 24, 2012, 06:00)
HowToForge: WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol that allow users to directly edit files on the Apache server so that they do not need to be downloaded/uploaded via FTP.
shelr, broadcast your Linux shell on the net (Apr 24, 2012, 04:00)
Linuxaria: Shelr.tv allows you to record something interesting from your terminal and share it to your followers.