Developer Linux News for Mar 09, 2001
DukeOfURL: Tribes 2 Linux Preview (Mar 09, 2001, 17:19)
"Even in beta, Tribes 2 has proved to be worth the long wait for
both Linux and Windows users alike. Linux users may need to wait a
couple weeks before getting their hands on a version, but
nevertheless can be assured a stable and fast release shortly after
Tribes 2 for Windows hits the retail stands."
New York Times/CNET: New Microsoft Office faces dual obstacles
(Mar 09, 2001, 16:49)
"If you have factories in China ripping off Microsoft product,
clearly this is a problem," Lucier said. "You have the Chinese
government saying Windows is the tool of American imperialism and
saying, 'We want our world to run on Red Flag Linux.' That's a
serious problem for Microsoft."
Adrian Bunk: Packages to Run kernel 2.4.x on Debian Potato
(Mar 09, 2001, 15:37)
Debian 2.2 (Potato) users may want to check out this guide to
running the 2.4 kernel on their machines. Adrian Bunk has provided
an overview on the issues involved, as well as a line to add to
/etc/apt/sources.list to ease installation.
Kernel Traffic #110 by Zack Brown (Mar 09, 2001, 08:21)
Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.
Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.2-ac16 (Mar 09, 2001, 07:32)
Kernel 2.4.3-pre3 is out (Mar 09, 2001, 07:31)
CNET News.com/Meta Group: Commentary: Microsoft co-opts open source approach (Mar 09, 2001, 07:31)
"We believe this is an important change in Microsoft policy. It
may be the first step toward a new software development,
distribution and business model similar to open source and designed
to support the Internet-based environment of Microsoft's .Net
LinuxWorld: WorldForge: The open source answer to EverQuest (Mar 09, 2001, 06:43)
"The WorldForge Project is still young, but shows promise. Like
many open source projects it does not yet rival commercial titles,
but it offers enticing flexibility to players -- and the
opportunity to contribute creatively to the game world."