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As one year winds down and the dawn of the next looms large, it's only natural to ponder what has come and what may be in the coming days. Such, indeed, was essentially the premise behind Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol , and it also seemed to be the case with Linux bloggers of late, as evidenced by a number of conversations looking back at 2009 and venturing predictions for 2010. Over at Linux Magazine, Christopher Smart took a walk through 2009 from a FOSS perspective. Advancements were made in distros, the kernel and applications, he concluded.
I've got it. On Ubuntu. Yes, it works. People should stop whining that they can't do full screen flash video. What my complaint is about, is 64 bit flash. I'm still installing 32 bit libraries to make flash work on a 64 bit box. What's with THAT nonsense? Macromedia has to have separate projects for the 32 bit and the 64 bit worlds? Come on, people - it should be a single project, with a common source being compiled for each architecture. Get with the times, folks!!