Linux News for Dec 25, 2008
Starting, Stopping, and Connecting to OpenOffice with Python (Dec 25, 2008, 20:04)
Linux Journal: "Using pyuno you can script
OpenOffice with Python. Pyuno allows you to create macros inside
OpenOffice and it also allows you to create external Python scripts
that talk to a running copy of OpenOffice."
OS Shoot-out: Windows vs. Mac OS X vs. Linux (Dec 25, 2008, 16:04)
InfoWorld: "2008 saw Windows' market share drop
to less than 90 percent. Should you switch to Mac or Linux,
Displaying Maps With OpenLayers (Dec 25, 2008, 12:04)
Linux.com: "Google Maps gives you a quick and
easy way to add maps to your Web site, but when you're using
Google's API, your ability to display other data is limited. If you
have your own data you want to display, or data from sources other
give you more options."
What Is Your Gift to the Linux Community? (Dec 25, 2008, 08:04)
Linux Loop: "In case you forgot to put the
Linux community on your list or in case you just couldn't find
anything for them, you're in luck. There’s a last minute gift
Building an Arduino-Based Laser Game (Dec 25, 2008, 04:04)
IBM Developerworks: "Arduino is an inexpensive,
easy-to-use electronics platform. The entire platform, both the
hardware and the software, is completely open source, and the
language is loosely based on C/C++. Arduino was built for makers,
tinkerers, and artists who want to take the plunge into creating
interactive physical objects."
Anatomy of Linux Process Management (Dec 25, 2008, 00:04)
IBM Developerworks: "The creation and
management of user-space processes in Linux have many principles in
common with UNIX but also include several unique optimizations
specific to Linux. Here, review the life cycle of Linux processes
and explore the kernel internals for user process creation, memory
management, scheduling, and death."