Developer Linux News for Jan 29, 2000
Linux Journal: KDE--The Next Generation (Jan 29, 2000, 23:24)
"Get ready to jazz up your desktop--get KDE 2.0."
Kernel Cousin gimp-devel #11 Is Out (Jan 29, 2000, 22:43)
Newsletter of the Gimp developers' mailing list prepared by Alex
Harford. The Gimp is a high-end, open-source graphics application
which competes with Adobe Photoshop.
InfoWorld: Corel Linux OS ideal for the desktop (Jan 29, 2000, 21:33)
"By combining the Debian Linux distribution, Corel-developed
graphical utilities, and an automatic install, Corel has discovered
the formula for desktop Linux."
Tobias H�vekamp: European Union acknowledges "Open Source Software" (Jan 29, 2000, 19:28)
"At the end of 1999 the final draft of the IST workprogramme 2000 was released. I was surprised and pleased that the expression "open source software" even made it into the vision statement that summarises the workprogramme orientations."
Ext2: Kernel space SMP Programming Part 2 (Jan 29, 2000, 16:33)
"I want to expand upon the previous article and show some tricks
that can be done with the more advanced types of spinlocks."
Linux Journal: Linux in Education, Linux Goes to Algebra Class (Jan 29, 2000, 15:44)
"Why Linux? For starters, it's a free operating system! The
source is freely available, so if there is a need to fix something,
it can be done without external assistance."
Linux.com: The DVD Cartel (Jan 29, 2000, 15:27)
"The DVD cartel is not attempting to stop piracy, nor protect
its trade secrets. It is trying to maintain its hold on how, where,
and which legal DVDs can be played!"
InfoWorld: Linux vendors think small (Jan 29, 2000, 15:22)
"While the LinuxWorld expo in New York this week will showcase a
raft of new technologies that spans the product spectrum, several
major developers will be zeroing in on desktop clients as well as
embedded and handheld devices."
PRNewswire: Xi Graphics, Inc. Announces New Graphics Product Line for Linux (Jan 29, 2000, 15:15)
"The 3D Linux drivers are OpenGL 1.1.1 compliant, support libGLU
and libGL, and are available for download from Xi Graphics' Web
LinuxPR: Tech Soft America to give first public display of Parasolid� Kernel Modeler for Linux (Jan 29, 2000, 15:10)
"Parasolid reseller to demonstrate new Linux version at Linux
World Expo, February 2-4 in New York City in Booth #673."
LinuxPR: Tech Soft...Announces FREE Personal Use License for the HOOPS 3D Application... (Jan 29, 2000, 15:05)
"FREE 3D Graphics Framework, enabling rapid development of
commercial-grade applications, will be on display at Linux World
Expo, Booth #673"
Linux Today Feature: IBM on 'Open Source' Solaris: Get Real! (Jan 29, 2000, 02:27)
" 'IBM looked at all the trade-offs involved in making AIX code
available and concluded that it would just confuse the market.'
...this may be precisely Sun's objective..."
LinuxWorld: The desktops less traveled: Part 2 (Jan 29, 2000, 01:45)
"These alternatives to KDE and GNOME prove that the Linux
desktop arena is anything but small."
CNET News.com: Alpha version of Mozilla makes debut (Jan 29, 2000, 01:21)
"Mozilla.org has released the long-awaited "alpha" version of
its open source Web browser, dubbed M13, in a signal that the
troubled project may finally be putting some of its problems behind
Linux development kernel 2.3.41 released (Jan 29, 2000, 01:08)