Developer Linux News for Nov 21, 2000
LinuxNews.com: Happy to Stay in Beta: Seek3r Discusses phpGroupWare (Nov 21, 2000, 23:56)
"The phpGroupWare project has hovered in the upper ranks of
SourceForge's most active projects for the last few weeks. It has
gone through eight developer releases in the last five months,
steadily closing in on the final 1.0 release, which is scheduled
for... whenever it's ready."
LinuxPR: PostgreSQL Core Developer Rallies Open Source Faithful At Japan Linux 2000 Conference (Nov 21, 2000, 22:46)
"Great Bridge's Bruce Momjian aims to spread use of open source
technologies in address to thousands of Asian businesses."
NewsForge: Usability comparison: Windows Whistler vs. Gnome 1.2, KDE 2.0, Mandrake Update (Nov 21, 2000, 21:18)
"Whistler's beta has been released, and we've compared the
interfaces and features of Whistler to those of Gnome 1.2 and the
recently released KDE 2.0."
Linux.com: Crystal Space: An Open Source 3D Engine (Nov 21, 2000, 21:04)
"There are also several Open Source game development kits in
various stages of completion. Some are for 2D graphics. Some have
support for sound. I'd like to tell you about a possible 3D
solution for Linux games: Crystal Space."
CNET News.com: Digital music company sings a new tune: Linux (Nov 21, 2000, 20:30)
"Other software, such as the RealNetworks player, already exists
for creating and playing digital music MP3 files on Linux-based
machines, but MusicMatch said it's the first to offer an all-in-one
Linux package for creating, organizing and playing digital
Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.0test11-ac1
(Nov 21, 2000, 18:52)
Differences between 2.4.0test11ac1 and 2.4.0test11, pretty much
all merged from stuff off the maintainers and kernel list.
InfoWorld: Wearable PC goes to work (Nov 21, 2000, 18:17)
"Capable of running all standard operating systems including
Windows 95/98/2000 and Windows NT, as well as Unix and Linux, the
MA4-TC displays on a headset-mounted, full-color video console
comparable to a 15-inch monitor when viewed at a distance of 18
LinuxPlanet: From the Desktop: I Stands For Ice, Ice, Baby and Introspection (Nov 21, 2000, 14:03)
"IceWM, a GNOME-compliant window manager, runs very well on its
own, without the overlying GNOME layer. It is the default window
manager linked with GNOME in the Debian distribution, so it's got a
pretty big following already."
LinuxNews.pl: LinuxNotes - has IBM something to hide? (Nov 21, 2000, 13:55)
Is IBM working on a Linux LotusNotes client for GTK+/GNOME?
LinuxNews.pl writes in with a link to a screenshot of the
Apache Today: Java Community Process Program Election Results Are In (Nov 21, 2000, 13:36)
New executive committee members for Java Community Process
Program 2.0 are selected.
Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand): NZ Army targets Linux simulation (Nov 21, 2000, 07:09)
"The New Zealand Army is among a growing band turning to open
source operating system Linux, using it to stage virtual
ZDNet: Is Corel's Linux business for sale?
(Nov 21, 2000, 06:33)
"Canadian software vendor Corel Corp. is sending some very
confusing messages into the open-source ether."
Linux.com: Crystal Space: An Open Source 3D Engine (Dec 21, 1999, 17:50)
"One of the most heard criticism on Linux is the lack of support
for games. There still seem to be many people that think that Linux
is a boring operating system with a command line interface and a
few text-based games like hangman or NetHack."