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Developer Linux News for Apr 23, 2010

  • Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.34 (Part 2) - File Systems (Apr 23, 2010, 21:03)
    The H Open: "Version 2.6.34 of the Linux kernel will be the first to support the Ceph and LogFS file systems. A number of changes to the Btrfs and XFS code promise improved performance."

  • FreeBSD Status Report January-March, 2010 (Apr 23, 2010, 16:33)
    FreeBSD-Announce: "Being the first of the four reports planned for 2010 with 46 entries, it shows a good progress of the FreeBSD Project and proves that our committers are keeping up with the latest trends in the OS development."

  • MeeGo mobile Linux will also do laptops and desktops (Apr 23, 2010, 16:03)
    ars Technica: "Intel has revealed that it is developing a variant of the Linux-based MeeGo operating system that will run on conventional desktop and laptop computers. This move could substantially broaden MeeGo's scope, transforming it from a mobile platform into a general purpose Linux distro."

  • Bash Shell Functions Tutorial with 6 Practical Examples (Apr 23, 2010, 14:33)
    The Geek Stuff: "Bash shell function can be executed just like a regular Unix command. Shell functions are executed in the current shell context without creating any new process to interpret them."

  • Release candidate for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS now available (Apr 23, 2010, 13:03) "The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the Release Candidate for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long-Term Support) Desktop and Server Editions and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server for Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) and Amazon's EC2, as well as Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Edition."

  • ELC: Android and the community (Apr 23, 2010, 09:03) "Greg Kroah-Hartman delivered some "tough love" to Android in his keynote at this year's Embedded Linux Conference (ELC). He is very clearly excited about Android and what it can do—uses it daily as his regular phone—but is unhappy with Google's lack of community engagement."

  • Linux, a very powerful but still almost unknown environment for vision-impaired (Apr 23, 2010, 01:33)
    Stop: "Last week I interviewed Tony Baechler, an active member of the Blinux mailing list, to check how things are going in 2010, and to know more about a very interesting project for Linux vision-impaired users he's trying to launch."