Palm Responds to App Catalog Critics

Oct 09, 2009

Palm has announced that it will simplify its developer program for the Linux-based Web OS behind its new Palm Pre smartphone. The device maker is thereby responding to hefty criticism about its App Catalog.

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Amazon Brings Kindle 2 to Europe

Oct 08, 2009

Online book dealer Amazon has brought its second version of the Kindle ebook reader to Europe. The Linux device is to cost around 250 Euros, the mobile connection included.

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GitSharp Project Working Toward Better Git for Windows

Oct 08, 2009

An implementation of the Git version control system in C# is the goal of the GitSharp Project. The developers have now released its first code, albeit in a pre-alpha state.

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Improved Interoperability: Red Hat Deepens Virtualization Effort with Microsoft

Oct 08, 2009

Red Hat and Microsoft have deepened their partnership even further in the virtualization realm under the concept of "interoperabiity." Cross-certification should lead to more satisfied customers.

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Green Wine: Q4Wine Tool in Version 0.113

Oct 07, 2009

Q4Wine is a Qt4 program that manages Windows programs using the Wine emulator API. Version 0.113 shows a number of new features.

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Crosstool-NG 1.5.0 Adds Experimental AVR32 and Canadian Builds

Oct 07, 2009

The free toolchain generator Crosstool-NG is available in version 1.5.0 and introduces numerous new features.

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LinuxCon Presentations Available Online

Oct 07, 2009

End of September was a meeting of open source experts in Portland, Oregon and Linux Pro Magazine was there with its video camera. Linus Torvalds and developer colleagues at the kernel roundtable, the hotly debated keynote by Mark Shuttleworth and all other presentations are available in our video archives.

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Stallman Challenges Microsoft's CodePlex Foundation

Oct 06, 2009

Free Software Foundation's Richard Stallman recently brought Microsoft's newly instituted CodePlex Foundation to task in his blog. The CodePlex Foundation's Miguel de Icaza, also mentioned in the blog, has since mounted a defense.

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