Developer Linux News for Feb 28, 2001
NewsForge: Opera for Linux: We wish them luck but... (Feb 28, 2001, 21:38)
"I finally got around to a full day of playing with the
(proprietary) Opera Browser 5.0 Linux beta. It's the fastest
browser I've ever used in any operating system, but I'm not ready
to spend $39 or look at annoying ads in return for using it."
NewsForge: Linux 2.4 hardware support: Several improvements (Feb 28, 2001, 21:00)
"Not only does Linux 2.4 have increased support for various
devices, but it changes the way in which it handles many previous
KDE.org: Printing Mania: New KDE Printing Architecture Unveiled (Feb 28, 2001, 20:17)
"KDE developer Michael Goffioul today announced that he is
actively addressing an area in KDE that warrants improvement:
printing. He has committed source code to KDE CVS for a new KDE
printing system to replace the limited Qt printing framework."
LinuxPR: CollabCAD, Built with Open CASCADE, Provides Distributed Access for Online CAD Systems (Feb 28, 2001, 18:42)
"This Web-enabled, distributed software is designed to provide
one or more designers with secure, simultaneous access to a CAD
model. It can be thought of as a geometry workbench that allows
accessing geometry in the STEP, IGES, STL and VRML formats for
interfacing with third-party solutions."
SJ Mercury: Looking for wisdom and hints of outcome in Microsoft's antitrust appeal (Feb 28, 2001, 16:42)
"Urowsky... made more than one pair of eyes go wide when he
claimed that PC makers aren't the software company's real
customers, that the people who buy the computers are the real
customers. ... Actually, Microsoft specifically denies that you and
I are its customers in other courtrooms."
Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.2-ac6 (Feb 28, 2001, 07:33)
OpenNMS Update v2.9 (Feb 28, 2001, 06:46)
The mission of OpenNMS.org is to build the world's best Internet
infrastructure management system with the assistance of the open
source community and to make it free and open.
Kernel Cousin Wine #84 by Eric Pouech (Feb 28, 2001, 02:44)
Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix.
Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.2.19pre16 (Feb 28, 2001, 00:33)