Bedrock Linux, a Linux distribution created with the aim of making most of the (often seemingly mutually-exclusive) benefits of various other Linux distributions available simultaneously and transparently, is now at version 1.0 Alpha 3. Bedrock Linux 1.0 Alpha 3 has been dubbed Bosco and features a few significant improvements over the previous version.
A Texas jury ordered Google to pay $5 million in damages to Bedrock Computer Technologies for infringing on a patent related to Google's use of Linux on its servers. The ruling could enable Bedrock to extract settlements from many more Linux-related firms, and it also suggests that Google will struggle to defend itself against Oracle's lawsuit over Android, writes patent expert Florian Mueller....
this vid on youtube talks about it - handy if you want to install software but your distrubution doesn't have it in the repos. This version of linux lets you install from various repos.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuYMBCcg =g-all-lik
Hardly a week goes by here in the Linux community without some company or other claiming that Linux and everyone who uses it is violating their patent -- or patents, more frequently.
Not uncommonly, it's Microsoft doing the suing.
A jury in Texas has ruled against Google in a patent suit concerning the Linux kernel and ordered the company to pay $US5 million in damages to Bedrock Computer Technologies which filed the suit in June 2009.
it's said that bedrock's weakspot at this stage in its development is stuff tied closely to init. this might fall under that category, not sure yet.
when i run audacity from su -l, i get my alsa audio working fine, it shows up in those drop-down menus in the toolbars, and sound works. when run as user, or just a su or sudo, no audio. same with mpv.
AM newbie to Qt and linux. In my project my lead decided to use linux based application. I just googled to identify the best linux distribution to use. After one day search i have decided to use Qt5.2 and am yet to finalize the linux distribution.