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Developer Linux News for Sep 28, 2009

  • Without Free Software, Open Source Would Lose its Meaning (2009-09-28 22:33:44)
    Linux Journal: "But even though I generally look forward to reading his posts, I have been rather dreading the appearance of one that I knew, one day, he would write...because it would be wrong. And now he has written it, with the self-explanatory headline: "Free software is dead. Long live open source.""

  • Mozilla coders join Palm, apparently jabbing Apple (2009-09-28 21:33:44)
    DeepTech: "Two prominent Web-based programming advocates have left Mozilla for Palm, arguing that the time has come to use browsers to bypass Apple's controlling role in mobile applications."

  • Kernel Log - Main development phase of Linux 2.6.32 completed (2009-09-28 20:33:44)
    The H Open: "With the first release candidate of Linux 2.6.32, last night, Linus Torvalds completed the main development phase of the next version of Linux on the main development branch."

  • Created: Open Android Alliance (2009-09-28 16:03:44)
    daniel.haxx.se: "This C&D act triggered a huge reaction in the Android communities as people suddenly became aware of the fact that A) parts of the Android core OS aren't at all open (source) and B) Google is not the cuddly Teddy Bear we all want it to be."

  • The C programming language and its importance (2009-09-28 13:33:44)
    AP Lawrence: "The C programming language after all is not for everybody. It is meant for people who need not be told about it. It is meant for people who do not need to be taught."

  • Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix Is Looking Great (2009-09-28 12:33:44)
    Phoronix: "Ubuntu Netbook Remix came around last year at Computex Taipei and the original version we tried out was quite nice with its small-screen optimizations and very different launcher interface compared to simply running GNOME or KDE on a small mobile device."