Developer Linux News for Nov 25, 1999
Linux 2.2.14pre9 released (Nov 25, 1999, 23:14)
Several scsi updates. Hopefully the Acard is now totally
wonderful and solid. Chris at Acard sent me a driver update. That
mostly worked and I merged my fixes for the old driver into theirs
and it "works for me".
LinuxPower: A History Lesson for GNU Detractors (Nov 25, 1999, 21:59)
"GNU was founded long before Linus Torvalds started working on
what was to become the Linux kernel..."
Minivend 4.0 alpha release (Nov 25, 1999, 21:13)
MiniVend is the most powerful free shopping cart system
available today. Its features and power rival the costliest
WebRAT: A web-based Remote Administration Tool (Nov 25, 1999, 20:48)
"... a Web-based remote administration tool, designed to make
system administrators' life easier in broad networks, containing
many Unix servers."
MAT 0.20 - Monitoring and Administration Tool (Nov 25, 1999, 20:44)
MAT is an enterprise monitoring and administration tool. It
allows you as an administrator, or authorized individual, to manage
a hetrogeneous UNIX network. It hides most of the complexity of the
standard configuration files making it easier administer.
Important Bugfix Release -- The Hoard multiprocessor memory allocator, version 1.3.1 (Nov 25, 1999, 20:31)
Hoard is a fast, scalable and memory-efficient allocator for
multithreaded applications on multiprocessors.
Blender 1.70 is out (Nov 25, 1999, 20:26)
Blender is an integrated suite for modeling, animation,
rendering and post-production.
LinuxPR: FSMLabs Releases RTLinux V2.0 Hard Realtime Linux 2.2 (Nov 25, 1999, 17:32)
"RTLinux is a modified version of the Linux kernel that provides
the "hard real time" functionality needed to control machinery
while making the full power of the Linux kernel available."
Richard Stallman -- Waiting for the Knock (Nov 25, 1999, 08:12)
Proposed law would imprison you without due process if the
police demand your encryption keys.
PCWeek Australia: E-biz fires up Linux (Nov 25, 1999, 06:36)
"An explosion in e-business will raise the popularity of Linux
exponentially, according to developers working with the operating
Ganymede 0.99.8 network directory management system (Nov 25, 1999, 06:02)
Ganymede is a GPL'ed network directory management system written
in Java, providing support for team management of NIS, DNS,
Xxl 2.1.2 - Free graphical spreadsheet (Nov 25, 1999, 05:56)
Xxl is a graphical spreadsheet designed to be simple, easy to
use and user friendly, with LaTeX and html output.
Announcing speakup v-0.08, speech output for Linux (Nov 25, 1999, 05:44)
Speakup is a screen review package for the Linux operating
system. It allows you to hear all output directed to the console
and move around the screen using the typical screen review
Zope Weekly News for November 24, 1999 (Nov 25, 1999, 02:17)
Linux Journal: New Linux Software (Nov 25, 1999, 01:57)
"The amount of available software in the Linux community
continues to move forward at an amazing pace."