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Developer Linux News for Dec 15, 2010

  • Oracle Releases MySQL 5.5 (2010-12-15 22:35:33)
    Datamation: "One of the biggest hurdles that Oracle faced when acquiring Sun Microsystems was handling the open source MySQL database."

  • OpenBSD/FBI allegations denied by named participants (2010-12-15 22:05:33)
    IT World: "Update: Government shilling accusations refuted by both similarly named persons"

  • PHP Scripts for Interacting with Networks (2010-12-15 20:05:33)
    PHP Builder: "PHP has a great many tools for interacting with a network and also with the Internet. In this article, I examine some of those tools and functions to show how exactly you can use them to make your scripts more useful in a network environment. Click here to download the accompanying source code."

  • Developer claims FBI implemented backdoors in OpenBSD (2010-12-15 17:05:33)
    IT Wire: "The US Federal Bureau of Investigation implemented a number of backdoors in the open cryptographic framework used in OpenBSD, according to a former developer of the operating system."

  • No More Ubuntu 11.04 PS3 CD Images (2010-12-15 14:05:33)
    Softpedia: "Canonical, through Colin Watson, announced a few minutes ago that starting with today, December 14th, they will no longer build ISO images for the PlayStation 3 gaming console."

  • KDE/Google Summer of Code 2010 (Part 1 of 2) (2010-12-15 13:35:33)
    KDE.news: "For the sixth time, KDE has mentored students as part of the Google Summer of Code program. The students get to take their first steps writing code for a Free Software project with a mentor by their side for a summer."