Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 30, 2009
Open Source in 2010: Nine Predictions (Dec 30, 2009, 23:02)
Datamation: "We can take for granted, I think,
that open source will continue to gain popularity."
Intel FTC Case 'Overblown,' Says Analyst (Dec 30, 2009, 22:17)
Internetnews: "Intel isn't going to be broken
up or forced to license x86 IP. So what will happen? "
Still waiting for a 64-bit Flash Player (Dec 30, 2009, 21:32)
Ed Bott's Microsoft Report: "Adobe is hard at
work on its next Flash Player release. Or, to be more accurate,
it's hard at work on the 32-bit version of its next Flash
ArchLinux + modular KDE 4 + Tools = Chakra (Alpha 4) (Dec 30, 2009, 20:47)
My GNU/Linux: "Yet for another time, I find
myself switching distros. I hope am not addicted or something :) .
If not for anything else, I am enjoying the ride! This time is
Chakra, and I must admit, am impressed!"
2009: A Linux year in review (Dec 30, 2009, 20:02)
Tech Republic: "Was 2009 the year of the Linux
desktop? It's a rather silly question, honestly, and a Google
search will show that for the last number of years, there have been
constant predictions that that year was the year of the Linux
Linux 2019 (Dec 30, 2009, 19:17)
Cyber Cynic: "And, please, don't get me started
on people wearing iContact lens! At least when you saw someone with
smart-glasses on you knew they might, or might, not be actually
looking at you."
2009: The Year in Tech (Dec 30, 2009, 17:47)
Fox News: "Palm's Pre smartphone, which Sprint
began selling in June, hasn't become an iPhone-like megahit. But
it's the most interesting new phone since the original iPhone."
Add actions to extend Nautilus functionality (Dec 30, 2009, 17:02)
Ghacks: "GNOME's file manager, Nautilus, (as
you would expect) is much more than just a plain file manager.
There are so many configuration options and ways to extend the
default GNOME file manager."
XBMC 9.11 released (Dec 30, 2009, 16:17)
Info Europe: "What once started as an
mediacenter project for hacked Xboxes is now grown into one of the
best mediacenter applications: XBMC."
Improving MetaData Performance of the Ext4 Journaling Device (Dec 30, 2009, 15:32)
Linux Magazine: "In the never-ending quest for
more performance, we examine three different journaling device
options for ext4 with an eye toward improving metadata performance.
Who doesn't like speed?"
2009 is the Year of the Linux-powered Smartphones (Dec 30, 2009, 14:47)
Tech Source From Bohol: "Although I don't
consider 2009 as the year of the Linux desktop, most of you will
probably agree with me that this is the year of the Linux-powered
8 Hidden Firefox Secrets Revealed (Dec 30, 2009, 13:17)
Hacking Truths: "The best thing about Firefox
is that just when you think you know everything there is to know
about the browser, something new comes along and surprises
Propose Your Way to OSCON (Dec 30, 2009, 12:33)
Linux Journal: "The annual O’Reilly Open
Source Convention won't roll around for another six months, but the
time is already here for those who want to get their foot in the
door and their message on stage. Conference organizers are ready to
hear what you want to say, and they want to hear it now."
Nvidia Linux Display Driver 190.53 (Dec 30, 2009, 09:33)
ItRunsOnLinux: "Nvidia has released its latest
Linux Display Driver, version 190.53."