Linux News for May 30, 2010
The Spring 2010 Linux Distro Scorecard (Part 2) (May 30, 2010, 23:04)
Linux.com: ""Zonker" picks up right where he
left off yesterday. In this Spring's Linux Distro Scorecard, he
provides brief reviews of Debian, Fedora, Linux Mint, Mandriva,
openSUSE, Slackware and Ubuntu. Today, we get his take on the final
three, and he delivers the payoff"
8 of the best photo managers for Linux (May 30, 2010, 19:04)
TechRadar: "Since the arrival of consumer
digital cameras, hard drives have been filling up with images of
every social occasion, no matter how boring."
MeeGo Netbook Performance: It's Beating Ubuntu & Co (May 30, 2010, 15:04)
Phoronix: "The MeeGo operating system as a
joint project between Intel and Nokia was announced back in
February. An initial test release was made available in early
April, but yesterday's MeeGo 1.0 release is the first where they
are providing a stable netbook version."
Launchy vs. GNOME Do vs. Kupfer (May 30, 2010, 11:04)
MakeTechEasier: "To many people, application
launchers are not really worth much attention. After all, it's just
a box to type in a command, right? Perhaps that used to be it, but
these days there are some tiny programs that can make a huge
difference in productivity."
The Courage to Screw Up: Why DIY Is Good for You (May 30, 2010, 07:04)
Huffington Post: "And while no two DIYers are
alike, in general they're an upbeat and friendly group that shares
a special trait: the courage to screw up."
Dependency-based & Event-based init daemons and launchd (May 30, 2010, 03:04)
Scott James Remnant: "With the recent
announcement of systemd, I've noticed some increased confusion
around Upstart and what it means to be an event-based init daemon.
Now seems as good a time as any to try and clear that up by
describing what I mean by that."