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Rails vs. Grails vs. Helma: The JVM Web Framework Smackdown, Part 2view story

http://linux.com – Having covered JRuby on Rails in part 1, we now turn our attention to Grails and Helma. (Software)

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Updated Study Reveals More Developers Working on Linux Kernelview story

http://linux.com – After 16 months, The Linux Foundation has published an update to its April 2008 study on Linux kernel development. The new report, written by original authors and kernel developers Jonathan Corbet and Greg Kroah-Hartman, and the Linux Foundation’s Amanda McPherson, reveals that a net of 2.7 million additional lines of code have been added to the Linux kernel in those 16 months. (Software)

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Out of Pocketview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Updates have been scarce lately, as I’m moving across the continental US in the next week. Regardless, if there’s a news item you want mentioned, please let us know and we’ll get it posted ASAP. I managed to hit QuakeCon briefly this weekend; I didn’t see RAGE myself but I heard very positive impressions. Also, QuakeLive [...] (Software)

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PySide Brings LGPL Qt to Pythonview story

http://dot.kde.org – The PySide team is pleased to announce the first public release of PySide: Python for Qt. PySide is a project providing an LGPL'd set of Python bindings for the Qt framework. (Software)

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Clutter: PyClutter newsview story

http://www.clutter-project.org – hi everyone; two weeks ago PyClutter 0.9.2 was released. it was a more low key release than I wanted, so I’ll try to make up for it. (Software)

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digiKam digest - 2009-08-16view story

http://dot.kde.org – Looks like summer finally caught up with digiKam developers! This week the digest will be very short: ongoing work on refactoring color profiles code; libkdcraw updated to libraw-0.8.0-beta5 (support for RAW files bigger than 2GB); new features in Flickr export. (Software)

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GTK+: GTK+ 2.17.8 unstable releaseview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – This is a development release leading up to GTK+ 2.18. Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.17.7 Client-side windows – various fixes to expose handlings fix memory leaks Minor API additions (Software)

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LMMS: The Linux MultiMedia Studioview story

http://linux.com – LMMS is music creation software similar to programs such as GarageBand for OSX and FL Studio for Windows. (Software)

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OpenGoo is No Competition for Google Docsview story

http://linux.com – There are times when I think open source is an unstoppable force. And then there's OpenGoo. (Software)

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Commit Digest: Issue 45view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – This week… 2799 commits, in 207 projects, by 314 happy hackers (and 707 were translation commits). (Software)

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Quake Live for Linux to be released soonview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Quake Live for Linux is according to 1up.com just around the corner, .i.e. due this Tuesday, August 18th: During the QuakeCon 2009 press conference, id President Todd Hollenshead announced what many non-Windows computer users had been asking about for months. Quake Live, id software’s browser based shooter, would be adding support for Linux and Macintosh operating [...] (Software)

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Is an Online Word Processor Better for You?view story

http://linux.com – Unlike conventional word processing software such as OpenOffice.org Writer and Microsoft Word, online equivalents such as Google Docs and Zoho Writer are browser-based, requiring the installation of little or no additional software on your PC. Yet online word processors can carry some drawbacks, too. (Software)