Linux News for Mar 13, 2010
OSI Board Addition May Bring Needed Change (Mar 13, 2010, 20:02)
IT World: "The OSI has been one of those
organizations that seemed to fall short of its true potential,
which is always a source of frustration; you want them to succeed,
and don't understand when things go awry."
Top 10 IT Billionaires -- A Closer Look (Mar 13, 2010, 16:02)
DevX: "Forbes released its annual list of the
world's billionaires Thursday, and technology companies are well
represented, even though Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is no longer
the world's richest person."
Proof Of Concept: Open-Source Multi-GPU Rendering! (Mar 13, 2010, 12:02)
Phoronix: "David's goals with Prime are to
allow a second GPU to render 3D applications onto the screen of the
first GPU, with it being configurable by the client, and just to
handle the rendering side."
How to compile the Linux kernel (Mar 13, 2010, 08:02)
TuxRadar: "Do you want to remove bloat from
your Linux installation? Are you looking to enable extra features
that aren't provided by your distro? Fancy trying some of the
cutting-edge patches doing the rounds? You'll need to recompile
your kernel, and while it might look like black magic if you've
never done it before, it's actually pretty straightforward."
Novell's Motion to Allow Evidence: SCO Opened the Door (Mar 13, 2010, 04:02)
Groklaw: "SCO's attorney Stuart Singer may have
gotten carried away with his theatrical indignation. And when a
party slips like this, what lawyers call opening the door, it can
indeed have consequences. Novell was just waiting for a moment like
Blake Stowell Email to Maureen O'Gara: "I Need You to Send a Jab PJ's Way" (Mar 13, 2010, 00:04)
Groklaw: "So. Now I know. Now we all know.
Blake Stowell, then the PR guy for SCO, sent an email to Maureen
O'Gara, saying "I need you to send a jab PJ's way," and then right
afterwards she wrote that invasive so-called expose, in which she
revealed, or at least intended to reveal, things like who I called
on my phone."