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Developer Linux News for May 28, 2010

  • Revival of BLAG, Contributors Welcome (May 28, 2010, 19:32)
    BLAG: In the last months, a group of dedicated people are picking up the pieces and working towards a new release of BLAG. Right now, we are preparing to release BLAG 120k, which is based on Fedora 12.

  • The Huge Disaster Within The Linux 2.6.35 Kernel (May 28, 2010, 16:32)
    Phoronix: "While the 2.6.35 code has not even seen its first release candidate yet, there are some massive performance drops in a variety of different tests that have yet to be corrected and nothing like we have encountered with previous kernel release cycles especially for a regression that has lived now for about one week."

  • An Open Source Principle: One Good Thing Leads To Another (May 28, 2010, 15:32)
    OStatic: "...exploring the fertile territory that surrounds a good idea can lead to other good ideas on a quick basis. If you think about it, that last concept is very central to how the best aspects of open source work."

  • Meego 1.0 Arrives for Linux Netbooks (May 28, 2010, 15:04)
    Enterprise Mobile Today: "MeeGo combines elements of Intel's Moblin Linux with Nokia's Maemo Linux effort into a new mobile operating system that can be used for netbooks, handheld devices and other mobile applications. The initial MeeGo 1.0 release is only available for netbooks, with a MeeGoo handset version planned for a June release."

  • Building DVD discs with Bombono (May 28, 2010, 14:32) "DVD authoring can be a deceptively tricky business. Though it can take some time to convert source video to the proper MPEG format, the technical requirements for the various regions are standardized, so it is at least possible to configure the conversion tools and do it right, once and for all."

  • Evolution Express (for MeeGo) (May 28, 2010, 13:02)
    Stuff Michael Meeks is doing: "Some ramblings about the creation of a new user interface for mail, calendaring etc. specifically for MeeGo; something I've been working on, amongst other things, for the last three months."

  • Qimo 2.0 is now available! (May 28, 2010, 12:32)
    Qimo 4 Kids: "After much hard work, and some delay, we are pleased to bring your the second version of our popular Linux Desktop for Kids!"

  • MeeGo, the new netbook Linux, arrives (May 28, 2010, 10:02)
    Cyber Cynic: "Take one part Intel's Moblin, mix with Nokia's Maemo, bake for three months in the Linux Foundation oven, and you get MeeGo. Linux Foundation executive director, Jim Zemlin has called this new embedded Linux, the open-source uber-platform for the next generation of computing devices:"