Developer Linux News for Feb 26, 1999
gmc 4.5.22 released (Feb 26, 1999, 21:20)
gmc is the GNOME File Manager.
Linux kernel 2.2.2ac5 released (Feb 26, 1999, 21:16)
Mercury Center: Timing is everything, and for Linux it's good (Feb 26, 1999, 17:47)
"With announcements that IBM, Hewlett-Packard and others are
shipping machines with Linux software inside, the guerrilla
movement is inching its way toward becoming a small-scale
CRN: Corel Ships WordPerfect 8 For Linux (Feb 26, 1999, 17:37)
From the "better late than never" department, CRN finally
reports on WordPerfect 8 for Linux.
Numerous KDE software updates (Feb 26, 1999, 13:15)
kpacman, kover, kmpg, kreatecd, kheisepro, kvirc, kmaster,
kderadio, kmandel, kmodbox, kpackviewer, kmysql, klyx, kmikmod,
kshow, ksniffer, kspaceduel, ktail, kuser, kwintv, kweather, and
ktop have all been added or updated.
Silicon: HP sets up open source unit (Feb 26, 1999, 13:03)
"Hewlett-Packard (HP) is to commit itself to the open source
software movement by devoting an entire department to it."
Troll Tech releases the Q Public License, 0.99 (Feb 26, 1999, 12:56)
This is the license under which the Qt toolkit is released.
PC Week: Sun opens Solaris ... sort of (Feb 26, 1999, 12:52)
"It's not quite open-source software, but developers are about
to get access to the Solaris operating system without paying for
it. Indeed, Sun Microsystems Inc. plans to put all of its platform
software -- including Solaris -- under a Community Source License,
the company said this week. The license is likely to cover any Sun
software that is not specific to end users or vertical
ZDNET UK: Siemens to launch Linux terminal (Feb 26, 1999, 12:51)
"Siemens has launched a multi-purpose workstation based on the
Pentium II processor which can be purchased pre-configured with
Linux. The German PC manufacturer will establish a Linux group
within the company to administer the open source offering. "
Richard Stallman to speak (Feb 26, 1999, 12:45)
Free Software advocate Richard Stallman will speak at LinuxWorld
Expo March 3 and the Singapore Linux Conference March 6.
Why you might want to use the Library GPL for your next library (Feb 26, 1999, 12:07)
A rebuttal to Richard Stallman's recent essay encouraging the use of the
GPL for libraries, written by a free software author.
ZDNN: Sun (almost) opens Solaris (Feb 26, 1999, 11:00)
Community Source License initiative to include prized operating
GTK+ Version 1.2 Released (Feb 26, 1999, 10:07)
Linux kernel 2.2.2ac4 released (Feb 26, 1999, 00:07)