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Open Source News from FOSDEM 2009 - Day 2

by Sander Marechal

In the weekend of 7 and 8 February, the 9th Free & Open Source Developers' Europe Meeting (FOSDEM) took place at the Université Libre Bruxelles (ULB) in Brussels. Your editors Sander Marechal and Hans Kwint attended this meeting to find out for you what's hot, new in the area of the Linux environment and might be coming to you in the near future. This is our report of the second day covering the talks about Thunderbird 3, Debian release management, Ext4, Syslinux, CalDAV and more. Coverage of the first day can be found in our previous article.

This article was originally posted on LXer Linux News.

Using Lightning 0.5 with Debian's IceDove

This is just a quick heads-up for those who want to use Mozilla's Lighting calendar plugin in combination with Debian's IceDove Thunderbird spin-off. You need to install libstdc++5 for it to work. If you don't, you get the Lightning user interface showing in IceDove but you cannot create new calendars.