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Developer Linux News for Nov 08, 2010

  • The Legacy of OpenOffice.org (2010-11-08 21:27:17)
    Rob Weir: "When I hear the word "fork", I reach for my gun. OK. Maybe it is not that bad. But in the open source world, "fork" is a loaded term. It can, of course, be an expression of a basic open source freedom. But it can also represent "fighting words""

  • Fuduntu - A Fedora remix for Laptops and Netbooks (2010-11-08 20:37:17)
    ~/Blog: "I had some extra time this weekend and started playing around with remixing Fedora 14. My remix is hosted on SourceForge and should work with pretty much any Eee (and laptops + desktops too)."

  • Telstra violating GPL licence, claims developer (2010-11-08 15:07:17)
    Delimiter: "Telstra could be about to receive an avalanche of complaints from the global open source software community, after a local developer accused the company over the weekend of violating the terms of the popular GNU General Public License in its T-Hub, T-Box and potentially T-Touch Tab products."

  • Linux kernel performance is as good as ever, benchmarks show (2010-11-08 12:07:17)
    LinuxDevices: "Phoronix has published the results of benchmarks performed on 26 Linux kernels dating back five years, from Linux 2.6.12 to a pre-release version of the upcoming Linux 2.6.37. Despite the addition of numerous features over the years, the results show remarkable consistency."