Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Developer Linux News for May 21, 2009

  • Open source must move from desktop to mobile (May 21, 2009, 21:04)
    IT Pro: "Linux International executive director Jon 'maddog' Hall looks forward to a time when users aren't forced into 'closed' relationships with phone providers."

  • Kernel Log: ALSA driver for the X-Fi, debate over TuxOnIce (May 21, 2009, 20:34)
    The H Open: "The Linux kernel will soon include a driver for Creative's X-Fi sound cards. After a long pause, the kernel development team are once again debating merging TuxOnIce."

  • FOSS: Freedom to explore, create and avoid intellectual speed-bumps (May 21, 2009, 18:34) "While some aspects of this have been published before, recent work in the world of proprietary software has highlighted in my mind a few of the more powerful aspects of living in a FOSS world that I am sure the proprietary software makers would prefer you not to embrace."

  • SUSE Studio Builds Customized Linux Appliances in a Flash (May 21, 2009, 18:04)
    LinuxPlanet: "Novell's SUSE Studio brings a slick automation process to the world of Linux appliances. Paul Ferrill shows us how a few mouse clicks is all you need to create a fully bootable image in any of several formats, including a VMware image."

  • GNU ARM toolchain embedded development on Linux (May 21, 2009, 17:38)
    IBM Developerworks: "Many tools are available for programming various versions of ARM cores, but one particularly popular set is the GNU ARM toolchain. Learn more about embedded development using the ARM core as well as how to install the GNU tools and begin using them."

  • GNU tools touted for faster compiling (May 21, 2009, 03:04)
    LKinuxDevices: "CodeSourcery has updated its commercially supported GNU- and Eclipse-based software development toolkits with compiler optimizations and other enhancements. The Spring release of Sourcery G++ also offers a QEMU emulator and updated runtime library routines, as well as new IDE debugging support, says the company."

  • Developer Salary Levels, 2004-2009 (May 21, 2009, 00:04)
    Datamation: "The not so good news is that developer salaries have not trended straight up. There's been some bouncing around -- some job titles haven't fared spectacularly well, with some developers' pay largely flat."