Linux Journal: Red Hat 7.3 Beta: A Product Review
Apr 16, 2002, 19:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Masinick)
"The Linux community has remained active, developing improved
software, and the desktop environment also continues to improve.
Both the KDE and GNOME projects have added functionality, improved
performance and made the desktop environment more fun and usable.
The XFree86 project has continued to improve hardware support. The
overall appearance, quality and selection of fonts continues to
"Red Hat has been working to incorporate many of these
improvements into their next release of software. While Red Hat is
probably best known for their Linux server systems, their desktop
systems have undergone considerable improvement. Their latest
development effort, code named 'Skipjack,' incorporates a number of
"My personal interest in Skipjack arose mainly because this
release includes a test version of KDE 2.99, which is really KDE
3.0 Release Candidate 3. I was so excited about this release
because there have been claims of great performance improvements.
In fact, the final version of KDE 3.0 was announced on April