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Linux News for Sep 27, 2009

  • What I Did On My Summer Holiday (Sep 27, 2009, 20:03) "Google Summer of Code has again been a huge success for KDE this year. 37 out of 38 projects were finished successfully. Much of the work done during these projects is already merged into trunk and will be available for the users with the KDE 4.4 release in January 2010"

  • Proposed Process Changes For X Server 1.8 (Sep 27, 2009, 16:03)
    Phoronix: "While the X.Org developers are responsible for a lot of critical code and much of it is quite old and massive, they are often challenged by hitting a release on time and often face multiple release schedules before coming close to delivering a new X Server / X.Org release"

  • Kahel Linux: Yet Another Philippine-made Distro (Sep 27, 2009, 12:03)
    Tech Source From Bohol: "A proof that Linux on the desktop is very much alive and is growing in popularity here in the Philippines is the birth of yet another distro named Kahel. In English, the word "kahel" means orange, which explains the orange t-shirt, beak, and feet of its Tux mascot found on the distro logo."

  • Manage your ssh connections with SecPanel (Sep 27, 2009, 08:03)
    Ghacks: "Sure you can create bash aliases to make these connections easier to remember, but if you can have a GUI tool to handle this wouldn't ssh administration be so much easier? Well, you're in luck. SecPanel is such a tool"

  • Rugged laptops (finally) run Linux (Sep 27, 2009, 04:03)
    LinuxDevices: "EmperorLinux has started reselling three rugged "Panasonic Toughbook" laptops (and one rugged tablet) with Linux preinstalled: the Scarab, Ant, Wasp, and Tarantula."

  • Helpful Tools for Software Developers (Sep 27, 2009, 00:03)
    Linux Magazine: "Coding is often just a small part of software development. There are lots of other tasks to attend to. Here are some tools to help with all aspects of the job."