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Developer Linux News for Jul 01, 2010

  • SELF: Anatomy of an (alleged) failure (2010-07-01 23:34:33)
    LWN.net: "He then drew an analogy between the kernel community and the movie Mean Girls, likening Cox to one of the popular girls and other community members as following Cox's example. Gordon says that the kernel community has a "herd mentality" and that "you can't move the kernel maintainers.""

  • Debian Opens "Front Desk" for Derivatives (2010-07-01 23:04:33)
    Linux Journal: "One of the reasons derivative projects don't give back is how difficult and time consuming the process can be. Many just don't know what to do. So Debian has created a contact point to facilitate the practice."

  • Moving Firefox Fourwards (2010-07-01 19:04:33)
    Computerworld UK: "Firefox finds itself at an interesting juncture: not only is Google's Chrome managing to gain some serious market share, but even Microsoft Internet Explorer is starting to fight back"

  • The Imagineos 20100628 X1 is Released (2010-07-01 17:34:33)
    Imagineos Blog: "It is a great pleasure announce the first release of the Imagineos. Imagineos is born from GoblinX Linux"

  • Cross-platform interoperability importance to fade (2010-07-01 13:04:33)
    ZDNet: "Cross-platform efforts to provide interoperability with Windows on Linux systems may cease to be of importance in future as the acceptance of alternative OSes widens, say industry watchers."

  • Open Source is Inherently More Secure, Says Red Hat (2010-07-01 12:04:33)
    eSecurityPlanet: "At the Red Hat Summit in Boston last week, Josh Bressers, a senior security engineer at Red Hat, explained why open source really is the best model for building secure software."

  • GNU HURD - altered visions and lost promise (2010-07-01 01:34:33)
    The H Open: "The HURD was meant to be the true kernel at the heart of the GNU operating system. The promise behind the HURD was revolutionary"