Developer Linux News for Jan 31, 1999
GNOME 0.99.5 released (Jan 31, 1999, 23:05)
"A new universe of joy and entertainment has been released for
all free software enthusiasts."
x11amp 0.9-alpha1 released as source (Jan 31, 1999, 22:44)
The popular mp3 player is now available as free software.
ZDNet Linux kernel download opportunity (Jan 31, 1999, 21:06)
If ZDNet has its way, the next generation of Linux users will
think FTP stands for "Failed To Print".
ZDNet.UK: MP3 hits the road - UK startup to launch in-car system (Jan 31, 1999, 20:08)
"... first commercially available MP3 player for a car... runs
SJ Mercury: Linux gets a boost from HP (Jan 31, 1999, 19:56)
"In fits and starts, mainstream computer manufacturers are
moving to support the Linux operating system, citing increasing
demand from engineers, Internet service providers and software
Nessus 990201 released (Jan 31, 1999, 18:36)
Nessus is a GPL-licensed network security scanner.
Wine 990131 released (Jan 31, 1999, 17:14)
"This is release 990131 of Wine, a free implementation of
Windows on Unix. This is still a developers only release. There are
many bugs and unimplemented features. Most applications still do
not work correctly."
SuSE 6.0 International available for download now (Jan 31, 1999, 16:09)
The for sale version will arrive in the U.S. office in a few
gxTar 0.0.6 released (Jan 31, 1999, 15:20)
This is a Gnome/GTK+ front-end to the common unix archiving
Linux 2.0.37pre5 released (Jan 31, 1999, 15:13)
A beta to the 2.0.37 kernel.
MSNBC: Linux 2.2.0: The new kernel revealed (Jan 31, 1999, 14:06)
MSNBC launches feature coverage. Story by MSNBC feature writer
Microsoft's Paul Maritz on Linux and open-source software (Jan 31, 1999, 01:19)
Edited excerpts from the Transcript of Proceedings January 28,
1999, before the U.S. District Court, District of Columbia.
Techweb: Linux Kernel 2.2.1 Patch Released (Jan 31, 1999, 01:03)
"Not even a week after the release of the Linux kernel 2.2,
there is a 2.2.1 patch for it."
Internet Week: New Linux Kernel Released (Jan 31, 1999, 00:48)
"The Linux 2.2.0-pre9 kernel, made available last week, is
actually the 2.2.0-final release, according to Linus Torvalds, the
lead developer of the open-source operating system."