Developer Linux News for Dec 14, 2010
Linux Embeds Itself Yet Further (2010-12-14 21:03:33)
Computerworld UK: "One of the many
confusingly-similar groups in the open source space is Linaro: a
Not For Profit (NFP) organization that aims to make embedded open
source development easier and faster."
Chrome Browser, OS Updated for Security (2010-12-14 20:33:33)
eSecurity Planet: "One of the high impact flaws
only affects 64-bit Linux builds of Chrome with a bad validation
issue for message deserialization."
The Linux Kernel�s Impact on the Desktop User Experience
The VAR Guy: "To illustrate this point, let's
take a look at some recently introduced features in the Linux
kernel, and what they mean for the desktop user experience."
Why Mozilla doesn't back Free Flash players (2010-12-14 19:33:33)
Network World : "Despite Apple's best efforts
to make it go away, the Web is still littered with Flash-based
sites and content."
Chrome OS: Please Don�t Open the Hood (2010-12-14 19:03:33)
Datamation: "However, those close-ups can be
harder to see than you might expect. Since Google is not releasing
any official downloads, you need to either compile your own code,
or to sort through the unofficial releases until you find one that
is not only reasonably current, but whose source also seems
56 Open Source Replacements for Popular Web Development and Design Tools (2010-12-14 16:33:33)
Datamation: "Open source Web development tools
have come a long way. The open source community offers a huge array
of applications that are useful to Web developers and designers. In
many cases, these open source tools are even more widely used than
their closed source counterparts"
FSF essay argues freedom over quality (2010-12-14 15:33:33)
IT World: "Getting into the middle of a
discussion on the virtues of open source versus free software is
about as smart as trying to reconcile the two major US political
parties at this point in history--in other words, a fool's
What the forums search can do for you (2010-12-14 15:03:33)
KDE Community Forums: "This time i would like
to write about a very underestimated feature of the KDE Community
Forums, because i am pretty sure most of you don't even know what
it can do for you."
Netflix Opens up About Open Source (2010-12-14 14:03:33)
Computerworld UK: "Even though it is generally
accepted that open source is used widely throughout the business
world, it doesn't hurt having a few high-profile examples to point
to when people doubt its suitability for this role."
Should Developers Be Allowed to Talk to Customers? (2010-12-14 11:03:33)
Datamation: "An effort to get a developer to
speak directly to a customer didn't go so well. Was it the
Announcing Fuduntu 14.7 (2010-12-14 07:03:33)
~/Blog: "I would like to announce the immediate
release of Fuduntu Linux version 14.7. This version brings minor
changes to the OS defaults, and fixes a few bugs. All changes
released in the ISOs are available as updates to current Fuduntu