Linux News for Nov 29, 2009
Interview with Greg Kroah-Hartman � Linux Kernel Dev/Maintainer (Nov 29, 2009, 23:04)
How Software is Built: "The same amount of work
one of the top 10 developers did last year wouldn't have even made
it into the top 20 this year. Our individual developers have got
the work flow down, so we can actually contribute more, to an
extent that's amazing."
Mandriva releases USB FLash drive Linux distribution (Nov 29, 2009, 19:04)
V3: "Linux developer Mandriva has updated its
operating-system-on-a-stick with the release of Mandriva Flash
2010, which includes a bootable version of the software on a USB
Kindle battery life extended; PDF support added (Nov 29, 2009, 17:04)
IT Wire: "Improved power management in the
latest firmware revision for Amazon's Kindle ebook reader extends
battery life from four to seven days, even with the wireless
interface turned on, according to the company."
KOffice 2.1 Released (Nov 29, 2009, 15:04)
KDE.news: "The KOffice team is very happy to
announce version 2.1.0 of KOffice, 6 months after the platform
release 2.0.0. This release brings a number of new features as well
as general improvements in the maturity of the individual
applications. Importing of documents have also been given an
Blender 2.5 Alpha Brings Major Changes (Nov 29, 2009, 11:04)
Phoronix: "For those interested in 3D modeling
and graphics, you will want to check out the first alpha release of
Blender 2.5. Blender 2.5 is bringing major changes to this free
software 3D graphics application."
The Incredible Guide to NEW Ubuntu (Karmic Koala) [PDF] (Nov 29, 2009, 03:04)
MakeUseOf: "We teamed up with Guvnr.com to
create the Ubuntu Karmic Koala Bible – a guide that's both
great for Linux initiates, and invariably useful for Linux
intermediates. With over fifty pages of copy-paste tutorials, this
guide belongs in the virtual library of every Linux user!"