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Developer Linux News for Apr 13, 2010

  • Open-source Sugar snared by Jobsian code block (Apr 13, 2010, 19:02)
    The Register: "Open-source CRM developer SugarCRM has been snared by the dark, so-called brilliance of Apple's whip-tongued chief executive Steve Jobs."

  • Linux: 2.6.34-rc4, "Hunting A Really Annoying VM Regression" (Apr 13, 2010, 18:32)
    KernelTrap: "We had the choice of either reverting all the anon-vma scalability improvements, or finding out exactly what caused the regression and fixing it. And we got pretty close to the point where I was going to just revert it all"

  • Adobe vs. Apple is going to get uglier (Apr 13, 2010, 17:32)
    Sure, It's Secure: "Usually I write about security here, but Apple's iron-bound determination to keep Adobe Flash out of any iWhatever device is about to blow up in Apple's face. Sources close to Adobe tell me that Adobe will be suing Apple within a few weeks."

  • Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.34 (Part 1) - Network Support (Apr 13, 2010, 17:02)
    The H Open: "Expected for release in May, Linux kernel version 2.6.34 contains several new network drivers and various advancements designed to improve network performance or increase network configuration flexibility, which will particularly impact virtualisation."

  • Ubuntuļæ½s New Web Office Integration (Apr 13, 2010, 16:32)
    LinuxUK: "Take for instance a low powered, possibly mobile/embedded system with limited processing power and memory. A cloud based service for these devices could allow resource intensive tasks to be offloaded to an online server somewhere, greatly improving the UX"

  • The Unity Linux Build Server (Apr 13, 2010, 13:32)
    Unity Linux: "The developers at Unity Linux have been working hard on expanding our package repositories. At this point, there are well over 8600 packages for each of the i586 and x86_64 architectures."

  • How does GPL licensing affect projects that don't involve linking/compiling? (Apr 13, 2010, 13:02)
    Technology FLOSS: "This is a question that I've been trying to figure out for a while already."

  • Allegheny first-years dive into Fedora (Apr 13, 2010, 09:02) "Over the course of fourteen weeks, we've introduced them to the Creative Commons, blogging, and open source software in the context of social change, trying to get them ready for their dive into the Fedora project."