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Developer Linux News for Jun 23, 2010

  • Customize the Web with Greasemonkey (Jun 23, 2010, 23:04)
    WDVL: "If you're like me, then chances are you often run across websites that don't work quite as you would like. Wouldn't it be great if you could rewrite the Web to suit your tastes, for instance, change YouTube's color scheme or invert Google's color scheme to reduce eye fatigue?"

  • Is LGP Going The Way Of Loki Software? (Jun 23, 2010, 22:04)
    Phoronix: "Born out of the demise of Loki Software in 2001 was Linux Game Publishing, but now a decade later the fate of LGP is not looking good for the company that has ported about two dozen game titles to Linux."

  • Marten Mickos says open source doesn't have to be fully open (Jun 23, 2010, 18:04)
    Network World: "The term "open core" essentially means that the heart of a software project is built on, and remains, open source but added features may not be (particularly a commercial version intended for enterprise use).VC-funded software startups love this model."

  • Playing with MeeGo 1.0 (Jun 23, 2010, 16:04) "While the overall feel of the system is quite similar, there has also been some real progress; MeeGo feels more like a finished product than Moblin did."

  • openSUSE Linux seeks own direction, more autonomy from Novell (Jun 23, 2010, 13:34)
    ars Technica: "The developers behind openSUSE are drafting a new "community statement" as part of a broader effort to define a technical strategy for their project."

  • User Space File Systems (Jun 23, 2010, 12:04)
    Linux Magazine: "Having file systems in the kernel has its pros and cons. Being able to write file systems in user-space also has some pros and cons, but FUSE (File System in Userspace) allows you to create some pretty amazing results."

  • Week 24: Photoshop brush support in Krita (Jun 23, 2010, 01:34) "Thanks to the pledge we did long time ago and thanks to the community member, Silvio Grosso, who made major donation, I'm working on Krita for next ~12 weeks full-time. The Krita community and me prepared Action Plan II."