Developer Linux News for May 21, 2010
MeeGo and Btrfs (May 21, 2010, 21:33)
LWN.net: "MeeGo is interesting: it is a
combined effort by two strong industry players which are trying, in
the usual slow manner, to build a truly community-oriented
Google TV Platform introduced (May 21, 2010, 21:03)
ItRunsOnLinux: "At the Google I/O developer
conference in San Francisco (USA), several leading industry players
announced the development of Google TV – an open platform
that merges the web and TV. It will be based on the Linux based
Android platform and runs the Google Chrome web browser."
Reducing GUI complexity for shell programming... (May 21, 2010, 20:03)
easybashgui: "EasyBashGUI is a bash function
library that aims to give scripters simple GUI functions using
kdialog, zenity, Xdialog or (c)dialog"
Google Chrome hits version 6 ?! (May 21, 2010, 17:33)
Netstat -vat: "Without a doubt, this is one of
the fastest browsing naming efforts I have ever seen. At this rate
Chrome 8 or 9 will be out by the end of the year."
Google opens VP8 codec, aims to nuke H.264 with WebM (May 21, 2010, 16:33)
ars Technica: "Even without hardware
acceleration, Google claims that low-end hardware will still
perform well with WebM."
Google announces Font API and Font Directory (May 21, 2010, 14:03)
The H Open: "At this year's Google I/O
developer conference, currently taking place in San Francisco,
Google announced the availability of a collection of high quality
open source fonts for the web."
Next-Gen Android OS Gingerbread Due Q4, Froyo 2.2 Today (May 21, 2010, 06:03)
Enterprise Mobile Today: "The Linux-based
Android version 2.2, dubbed Froyo (frozen yogurt), isn't even
officially out yet and the blogosphere is abuzz with reports that
the follow-up, Gingerbread, is due in the fourth quarter of this
Perfect Backup Solution with Amazon S3 and aws (May 21, 2010, 01:33)
Linux Pro Magazine: "Amazon S3 provides
unlimited storage at low prices, which makes it an ideal solution
for storing backups. But to make use of it, you need a piece of
software that can actually interact with Amazon S3:"
Linux: The Final Frontier? (May 21, 2010, 00:03)
IT World: "The Linux marketplace has matured.
The heavy lifting has been done," she said. "Working with the
CodePlex Foundation is addressing the next generation of