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Developer Linux News for Aug 20, 2008

  • Utilities Automate Debian Filesystem Creation (2008-08-20 11:04:17)
    Linux Devices: "Longtime embedded Linux developer Behan Webster has released a collection of utilities for developers assembling root filesystems from Debian packages and compiled applications. The "Embedded Linux Build System" (elbs) utilities can be used to quickly assemble NFS-mounted or flash-based filesystems that support native development, as well as apt-getting Debian binaries."

  • Finally Django Runs on Jython! (2008-08-20 03:04:17)
    random.choice: "For Jython, I think this is great. Not only showing that it is alive and well, but also to expose how much progress has been done in almost every front."

  • Build an Embedded Linux Distro From Scratch (2008-08-20 02:04:17)
    IBM Developerworks: "Learn how to build a custom Linux® distribution to use in an embedded environment, in this case to drive a Technologic Systems TS-7800 single-board computer. In this tutorial, you learn about cross-compiling, the boot loader, file systems, the root file system, disk images, and the boot process, all with respect to the decisions you make as you're building the system and creating the distribution."

  • How To Install Django On Mandriva 2008.1 (Apache2/mod_python) (2008-08-20 01:04:17)
    HowtoForge: "This tutorial explains how to install Django on a Mandriva 2008.1 server. Django is a web framework that allows to develop Python web applications quickly with as much automation as possible. I will use it with Apache2 and mod_python in this guide."