Developer Linux News for Dec 05, 2000
Kernel Cousin Wine #72 By Eric Pouech (Dec 05, 2000, 23:51)
Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix.
LinuxPR: Motifdeveloper.com Web Site Launched by Imperial Software Technology (Dec 05, 2000, 23:25)
"New Free Resource to Aid Linux and UNIX GUI Programmers."
LinuxPR: CRYPTOAdmin Becomes Opsec Certified By Check Point Software Technologies (Dec 05, 2000, 22:51)
"Check Point's Open Platform for Security (OPSEC) is the leading
industry-wide alliance that provides the first security framework
to deliver guaranteed interoperability and choice among
"best-of-breed" enterprise security products."
ShowMeLinux.com: WinLinux 2000 Review (Dec 05, 2000, 21:44)
"WinLinux 2000 is an interesting product. The idea behind it is
good: Install a Linux OS using your existing DOS partition and use
a Windows installation and configuration program to do it."
LinuxWorld: StarOffice goes to school - The program offers Microsoft-free file compatibility (Dec 05, 2000, 21:15)
"Universities around the world are using the newly open sourced
StarOffice as an alternative to Microsoft-based file compatibility.
Paired with Linux, universities can also use StarOffice to
resurrect old systems that lack the power to handle other
SearchEnterpriseLinux.com: Journaling file systems come to Linux (Dec 05, 2000, 20:52)
"Not everyone is waiting for something in the kernel. Linux
distributor SuSE, an arm of SuSE Holding AG of Nuremberg, Germany,
is bundling the ReiserFS with journaling with its distribution 6.4.
MandrakeSoft of Paris, France, is also now shipping a distribution
with the RieserFS."
LinuxPR: New KDE Release 2.0.1 for Linux Desktop
(Dec 05, 2000, 18:22)
"The primary goals of the 2.0.1 release are to improve
documentation and provide additional language translations for the
user interface. As a result of the dedicated efforts of hundreds of
translators, KDE 2 is now available in 33 languages and dialects,
including the addition of Japanese in this release."
MacWeek: Connectix upgrades Virtual PC (Dec 05, 2000, 15:33)
"Virtual PC allows users to run PC DOS, Red Hat Linux and
various flavors of Microsoft Windows on a Power Mac G3 or G4
system. ... You can run multiple versions of Windows (or Red Hat
Linux), limited only by memory and drive capacity. ... Interface
enhancements include scrollable windows and support for
three-button mice and scroll mice."
The Register: Sun makes Solaris source available
(Dec 05, 2000, 13:35)
"Licensees cannot make copies of the source, or distribute
source or binaries built from the source to others, according to
the accompanying FAQ. This is substantially different to the Java
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.4.0-test12-pre5 (Dec 05, 2000, 09:36)
"Ok, this contains one of the fixes for the dirty inode buffer
list (the other fix is pending, simply because I still want to
understand why it would be needed at all)."
LinuxPlanet: From the Desktop: M Stands for MLVWM and Memories
(Dec 05, 2000, 08:13)
Tired of WIMPy Linux interfaces that owe way too much to Bill
Gates and Windows? Then break loose with MLVWM, the Macintosh-Like
Virtual Window Manager, and pretend you're using a Macintosh. Brian
Proffitt interviews the creator of MLVWM, Takashi Hasegawa.