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Developer Linux News for Jan 12, 2011

  • JRuby 1.6 Advances Ruby on Java (Jan 12, 2011, 22:33) "The next major version of JRuby is nearing completion, offering developers a host of new improvements for running the Java implementation of the open source Ruby language."

  • VLC iOS developers fight back (Jan 12, 2011, 21:33)
    The H Open: "Two and a half months after VLC core developer Rémi Denis-Courmont submitted an infringement of copyright complaint, Apple has removed the iOS version of VLC Media Player from its App Store."

  • Top 10 MySQL Best Practices (Jan 12, 2011, 21:03)
    Database Journal: "Rob Gravelle lists his top 10 MySQL best practices for database administrators, architects, developers, and security personnel."

  • DACA Could Mean Fewer Bugs in Debian (Jan 12, 2011, 19:33)
    Linux Journal: "Every piece of software written has bugs. From the insignificant to the showstopper, bugs are there despite the herculean efforts of developers. But thanks to a new Debian project, many previously undetected bugs may finally get squashed."

  • HTML Video Codec Support in Chrome (Jan 12, 2011, 15:03)
    The Chromium Blog: "To that end, we are changing Chrome's HTML5 video support to make it consistent with the codecs already supported by the open Chromium project."

  • Android 3.0 "Honeycomb" Looks Spectacularly Sweet (Jan 12, 2011, 14:03)
    Tech Source: "Just a few weeks after the release of the Nexus S and Android 2.3 "Gingerbread", Google officially previewed today Android 3.0 "Honeycomb" at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada."

  • Chromium Goes All In for Open Source Video (Jan 12, 2011, 13:33)
    Mashable: "About half a year after Google announced its WebM video codec at Google I/O, Chromium has made some interesting announcements on how the open-source browser project plans to support open-source video."

  • Booting Linux on the BeagleBoard-xM (Jan 12, 2011, 10:34)
    IBM Developerworks: " recently introduced BeagleBoard revision xM, a new edition of the highly successful open-hardware BeagleBoard currently at revision C. This article describes the necessary environment and steps for booting Linux® on the BeagleBoard-xM with Angstrom Linux, Android, and Ubuntu."

  • Kernel Log: Wonder patch merged, improved AMD and Intel graphic support (Jan 12, 2011, 09:04)
    The H Open: "For Linux 2.6.38, the kernel developers have integrated the much-discussed patch which considerably improves the response time of Linux desktops in certain situations."

  • Sabayon Forensics Face Lift (Jan 12, 2011, 07:34)
    What's Going On?: "So, Sabayon Forensics's website got bumped to a wordpress, now life is good. It's really hard to beat wordpress, it's one of my most used software. I host several wordpress sites for people even. All ya need is some php and mysql support and you got the world by the tail."

  • LucidWorks Enterprise (Jan 12, 2011, 06:04)
    Distrowatch: "In mid-December the Lucid Imagination team released a new product called LucidWorks Enterprise. It's a solution based upon the Apache Lucene/Solr search technology. So you might be wondering - is it a search engine, a desktop search tool, a library?"

  • Leaving Canonical (Jan 12, 2011, 04:34)
    Scott James Remnant: "Dear Friend, How are you and your family hope fine? I am Mark SHUTTLEWORTH, from the great country of SOUTH AFRICA."

  • Nexus S Runs Ubuntu; Linux Replaces...Linux (Jan 12, 2011, 01:34)
    PC World: "It seems like hackers who inatall the Android operationing system on everything decided to mix it up a bit. The folks over at XDA Developers have successfully ported Ubuntu HD2 version 0.3 to the Samsung Nexus S phone."