Developer Linux News for Jan 31, 2001
LinuxPR: Transvirtual Technologies announces PocketLinux Version 1.0
(Jan 31, 2001, 23:54)
"PocketLinux, the world's first Customizable Framework for
Information Exchange, is a single application development /
deployment environment for all resource constrained computing
LinuxPR: SOT will release next week Best Linux T-1/2001 including new Kernel 2.4 and KDE 2.1 (Jan 31, 2001, 22:40)
"A ready-to-burn ISO image will be also available for those who
don't want to wait for snail mail."
LinuxPR: Linux Development Platform Specification 1.1-beta
(Jan 31, 2001, 22:05)
"The LDPS is designed so that programs developed on a conforming
platform are expected to be portable to all generally available
LinuxPR: New Beta KDE Release for Linux Desktop Ships
(Jan 31, 2001, 21:36)
"New Beta Version of Leading Linux Desktop Offers New Theme
Manager, Image Viewer and IDE."
eWeek: At LinuxWorld, Microsoft exec has fighting words (Jan 31, 2001, 21:24)
"Linux is many, many years away from being an enterprise-ready
operating system that can compete with, and challenge, the Windows
LinuxPR: Trolltech, IBM, and KDE To Demonstrate Voice-Control on Desktop Linux Apps at LinuxWorld (Jan 31, 2001, 15:07)
"When ViaVoice is integrated with Qt, it will be possible to
control Qt-based Linux desktop applications with speech input that
is as simple as -- if not more simple than -- keyboard input.
Developers can build speech-capability into the structure of their
application from the beginning."
Linux kernel 2.4.1 is out [Updated - files changes now available] (Jan 31, 2001, 07:55)
Without an official announcement, kernel 2.4.1 has been uploaded
evil3D.net: Vector Linux 1.8 [Review] (Jan 31, 2001, 07:38)
"Been looking for a quick and tight Linux distribution for your
gaming box? Me too! And Vector Linux just might fit the bill.
Utilizing the 2.2.17 kernel, Vector Linux sports i586 optimizations
and a small footprint (how does 170MB fully installed sound?)."
LinuxPR: MIPS Alliance Program Taps MontaVista Software
(Jan 31, 2001, 07:07)
"Hard Hat Linux to Target MIPS32T and MIPS64T CPUs and Cores for
Network Appliances and Office Equipment."
LinuxPR: MontaVista Ends First Full Year of Operation on High Note
(Jan 31, 2001, 07:03)
"Revenues, Design-Wins, Head-Count, Investment, and Alliances
Exceed Company's Goals, Validate Open Source Business Model."
LinuxPR: OpenAir.com Selects NuSphere MySQL As Preferred Software Vendor (Jan 31, 2001, 01:23)
"Provider of Web-Native Professional Services Automation
Software To Distribute NuSphere MySQL--the First Packaged Version
of the Leading Open Source Database--to Its Customers."
JabberCentral: What is a Jabber Client? (Jan 31, 2001, 01:12)
"Jabber is an architecture, a way of thinking, a set of
protocols, just as much as it is an actual implementation in the
form of a server and clients. And this architecture lends itself to
much more than the exchange of gossip between friends, or the
hosting of WAMs (Wide Area Meetings ;-) in group chat."
Kernel Cousin Wine #80 by Eric Pouech (Jan 31, 2001, 01:06)
Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix.