Developer Linux News for Nov 09, 2010
Weekend Project: Get to Know Your Source Code with FOSSology (2010-11-09 23:34:59)
Linux.com "If you work with open source
software of any kind — whether at work or as a volunteer
— then you understand the importance of license compliance
and keeping track of copyright ownership. But as a project grows,
those tasks can get tricky, even when everyone is on the same
ROSE Blog Interviews: The Document Foundation's Jacqueline Rahemipour (2010-11-09 21:34:59)
Linux Pro Magazine: "On October 31, Jacqueline
Rahemipour posted a letter on the firstname.lastname@example.org
mailing list called Every end is a new beginning. The letter, which
was signed by Rahemipour and 32 other OpenOffice.org contributors,
addressed Oracle's response to the recent creation of The Document
Oracle cooks up free and premium JVMs (2010-11-09 21:04:59)
The Register: "Oracle will deliver two Java
Virtual Machines (JVMs) based on the OpenJDK project - one free and
the other paid."
Introduction to awk (2010-11-09 19:34:59)
BashShell.net: "Awk is a pattern-scanning and
text processing utility that captures information from text files
creating reports in the process, modify files from one format to
another, create databases and perform mathematical operations on
Ubuntu 11.04 Delayed, Release Schedule Changed (2010-11-09 18:34:59)
Softpedia: "The release schedule for Ubuntu
11.04 (Natty Narwhal) operating system has been modified last week
on the Ubuntu wiki. The distribution will still be released at the
end of April 2011."
The Linux Programming Interface (2010-11-09 17:34:59)
Slashdot: "Michael Kerrisk has been the
maintainer of the Linux Man Pages collection (man 7) for more than
five years now, and it is safe to say that he has contributed to
the Linux documentation available in the online manual more than
any other author before."
Behind KDE: Martin Eisenhardt (2010-11-09 17:04:59)
Behind KDE: "Ever wondered who is behind
anonsvn.kde.org? Want to know what drives a person to provide that
service to KDE for years and years?"
Linutop OS v4 is out (2010-11-09 16:34:59)
ARMdevices: "Linutop sells small, silent and
low power PCs based on AMD Geode and VIA C7 processors to use in
business and industrial environments. Now they are launching
Linutop OS 4.0 that anyone can download"
FSFLA: Linux kernel is "open core" (2010-11-09 15:04:59)
LWN.net: "Linux hasn't got any Freer between
the Linux-2.6.33-libre announcement, back in March, and the present
announcement, that marks the release of Linux-2.6.36-libre. Linux
now contains more non-Free Software, and more drivers in its Free
core that require separately distributed non-Free Software to
Indie Android developer shows free apps can generate $1,000+ monthly (2010-11-09 13:04:59)
Geek.com: "There's already hundreds of
thousands of apps out there covering just about every feature and
bit of functionality you could ever think of. How on earth are you
going to create somethign different and get someone to spot your
app, let alone pay and download it?"
The LilyPond Report #22 (2010-11-09 01:34:59)
LilyPond News: "What's not to love with GNU
LilyPond? Meaning: is it at all possible, either to mildly
appreciate it, or perhaps even to hate the hell out of it?"