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Developer Linux News for Apr 27, 2010

  • The Complexities to Creating Real Electronic Health Records (Apr 27, 2010, 23:03)
    Linux Journal: "But with all of this focus on streamlining and digitally electrifying health records, I began to wonder where did the Open Source community stand and where is its input? There is certainly a lot of money sitting out there for someone who wants to try to build the better mouse trap."

  • Say Cheese: Building a Photo App for Your Android Device (Apr 27, 2010, 22:03)
    Linux Magazine: "Learn how to snap a picture and display it in your application "

  • Dilbert: That Lost 4G Phone (Apr 27, 2010, 21:33)
    Scott Adams blog: "So here now, exclusively for you blog readers, the totally unfinished first drafts of those comics. You will never see these in newspapers."

  • Cross Compiling Options (Apr 27, 2010, 18:33)
    Linux Journal: "What is your strategy on cross compilation toolchains? Here we explore a few options:"

  • New distributions added to waiting list (Apr 27, 2010, 18:03)
    Distrowatch: "GnackTrack. GnackTrack is an Ubuntu-based distribution and live CD designed for penetration testing."

  • X.Org Project Has Five New Summer Projects (Apr 27, 2010, 17:03)
    Phoronix: "Back in March we talked about the possible X.Org projects this year during Google's Summer of Code, for which X.Org is a veteran participant (in the past items like the ATI R300 Gallium3D driver and generic GPU video decoding have been tackled), but the list of accepted projects for this summer have now been announced."

  • Keeping 1000 devs focused: new Debian leader speaks (Apr 27, 2010, 14:33)
    IT Wire: "Ten days back, the new leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project, Stefano Zacchiroli, began his term as the only elected leader of a free software project. But that's not the only thing that makes Debian unique in the FOSS space."

  • The case of the overly anonymous anon_vma (Apr 27, 2010, 06:03) "The holdup in this case was a nasty regression which occupied a number of kernel developers nearly full time for days. The hunt for this bug is a classic story of what can happen when the code gets too complex."

  • Git 1.7.1 released and available in my repository for Ubuntu Jaunty and Ubuntu K (Apr 27, 2010, 04:33)
    My Thoughts: "Git 1.7.1 was released on Saturday, 24 Apr 2010. It's available in my Ubuntu repository for Ubuntu Jaunty and Ubuntu Karmic."

  • Free NVIDIA Fermi Cards To Open-Source Developers (Apr 27, 2010, 03:03)
    Phoronix: "Prior to launching their next-generation graphics processors, NVIDIA dropped their obfuscated open-source driver and have said they will not provide any open-source support at all for their GeForce GTX 400 "Fermi" series..."

  • Why Making Money from Free Software Matters (Apr 27, 2010, 00:03)
    The H Open: "Later still, free software also became a way of making serious money – something that Stallman has repeatedly said he is quite happy with, contrary to much FUD claiming otherwise."