Developer Linux News for Dec 14, 2012
New Fedora Magazine for Users and Developers (Dec 14, 2012, 23:00)
OSTATIC: The idea of the new magazine sprang from marketing brainstorming and a desire to revive Fedora Weekly News. It has been set up on Wordpress blogging software on top of an OpenShift server.
Collaborative Design with Open Design Engine (Dec 14, 2012, 15:00)
Innovations Blog: Pulling together hardware designers from all over the Internet presents several challenges.
Facebook Speeds Up Android App By Ditching HTML5 (Dec 14, 2012, 13:00)
TechCrunch: Facebook's HTML5 app nightmare is over. Later today it’s releasing Facebook for Android 2.0, which replaces the hybrid native/webview code with an all-native infrastructure.
The MariaDB Foundation: A turning point for MySQL (Dec 14, 2012, 12:00)
InfoWorld: Because Oracle no longer published details of the security fixes it makes, the MariaDB team usually has to reverse-engineer patches from published sources "dropped over the wall" from MySQL.
Robotics Hacker Erects Open Source Lego for Adults (Dec 14, 2012, 11:00)
Wired: You can even integrate these components with Lego blocks, as well as open source Arduino circuit boards and various other motors and standard industrial parts.
Wait, what's that rumble in the storage jungle? Yes, it's Ceph (Dec 14, 2012, 10:00)
The Register: But can the open-source distributed file system, er, make any money?
The Linux 3.8 Kernel Can Save A Lot Of RAM (Dec 14, 2012, 09:00)
Phoronix: For certain workloads with the Linux 3.8 kernel the physical memory usage is lowered by a significant amount thanks to improvements within this kernel that's presently under development.
Samba 4 Brings Active Directory to Open Source and Wins Praise from Microsoft!? (Dec 14, 2012, 02:00)
InternetNews: From the 'THANK YOU SAMBA!' files: