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Developer Linux News for Jul 30, 2010

  • Lockheed Goes Open Source. Blankenhorn Hates It. (2010-07-30 21:34:43)
    OnePeople: "I was really pleased to read the announcement that Lockheed Martin's social networking platform, EurekaStreams, was released as an open source project today. Lockheed is a very conservative company, and while they're happy to use open source internally and on projects for their customers, this is their first experiment with actually running a project themselves."

  • Adding periods to SCHED_DEADLINE (2010-07-30 20:34:43)
    LWN.net: "The Linux scheduler, in both the mainline and realtime versions, provides a couple of scheduling classes for realtime tasks. These classes implement the classic POSIX priority-based semantics, wherein the highest-priority runnable task is guaranteed to have access to the CPU."

  • Speeding up Ruby on Rails (2010-07-30 20:04:43)
    IBM Developerworks "Ruby on Rails, a popular Web development framework based on the Ruby programming language, makes it easy to access your database, but it does not always do so efficiently. Learn more about common performance problems with Rails and discover how you can fix them."

  • Richard Stallman answers your top 25 questions. (2010-07-30 18:04:43)
    Reddit: "1. corevette: If you could have one proprietary package/software released as Free Software, which would it be and why?"

  • Dell release OpenManage Server Administrator for Ubuntu (2010-07-30 17:04:43)
    The H Open: "Dell has announced the release of its proprietary OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) 6.3 for Ubuntu 9.10 or later."

  • Ubuntu Linux solution stack implementation, Part 1: Introduction to the UNIX environment (2010-07-30 14:34:43)
    IBM Developerworks: "Learn how to download and install a Ubuntu image and then go through some basic shell commands to help you navigate through the UNIX® environment. This is part 1 of a 4 part demo series to show you how to implement a solution stack..."

  • Announce: Rakudo Star - a useful, usable, "early adopter" distribution of Perl 6 (2010-07-30 12:34:43)
    Rakudo: "On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I'm happy to announce the July 2010 release of "Rakudo Star", a useful and usable distribution of Perl 6."

  • The PHP Content Management/Framework Upgrades in ExpressionEngine 2 (2010-07-30 10:04:43)
    PHPBuilder: "A few months ago I wrote a series of articles highlighting PHP-driven content management systems and frameworks, and I singled out ExpressionEngine as one particularly impressive solution that effectively balances the best features of both. This popular Web development solution recently took another major step forward with the July 12 release of ExpressionEngine 2.1"

  • MeeGo Selected as Platform to Power In-Vehicle Infotainment Devices (2010-07-30 00:04:43)
    Linux Pro Magazine: "GENIVI, the nonprofit industry alliance that was founded by BMW, Delphi, Intel, GM, PSA, Wind River and Magneti-Marelli, announced that MeeGo would become the operating platform for the next generation of In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) devices."