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Developer Linux News for Aug 23, 2010

  • The dirty little secret about Google Android (2010-08-23 22:33:37)
    TechRepublic: "Google Android began with the greatest of intentions — freedom, openness, and quality software for all. However, freedom always comes with price, and often results in unintended consequences."

  • Open Source: Like A Damned Phoenix (2010-08-23 21:33:37)
    I4U: "In the realm of servers, a traditional Linux strongpoint, the open-source OS was starting to see a reversal of fortunes. Windows Server was ascendant, and over in the desktop market Linux barely even counted as a player."

  • OpenSolaris Governance Board resigns (2010-08-23 18:03:37)
    The H Open: "As it had previously threatened, the OpenSolaris Governance Board (OGB) has now resigned."

  • An Update On The SystemD System & Session Manager (2010-08-23 16:33:37)
    Phoronix: "There's an update on systemd by Lennart Poettering, the Berlin developer that created this project to serve as a new system and session manager for Linux"

  • X.Org Server 1.9 Makes It Out On Time! (2010-08-23 14:03:37)
    Phoronix: "Keith Packard has announced the official release of X.Org Server 1.9 this evening."

  • KPackageKit = new UserInterface; (2010-08-23 12:03:37)
    Dantti's Blog: "I think that when you are too close to a project you stop seeing it's defects, using KPK was so natural to me (since I knew it all) that I didn't see a point in changing much of it..."