Developer Linux News for Mar 27, 2001
OpenNMS Update v2.13 (Mar 27, 2001, 23:13)
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.
LinuxPR: Avaya Labs Releases Free Linux Security Software to Battle Hacker Attacks in Programs and Web Sites (Mar 27, 2001, 22:50)
"Libsafe 2.0 protects against the two most common forms of
security attacks: `buffer overflow' and `format string.'"
Interactive Week: ArsDigita Gives Open Source a Try (Mar 27, 2001, 22:18)
"The move is an unusual one for a private Java company. There
are dozens of Java open source projects under way, but few, if any,
for-profit companies have launched free e-commerce application
Apache Today PR: Midgard 1.4.1 "Bifrost" released (Mar 27, 2001, 20:27)
"Midgard 1.4.1 is the first release of Midgard to support the
PHP4 scripting language as a loadable module."
LinuxPR: Ximian's User Survey Sheds Light on Attitudes and Behavior of Linux Users
(Mar 27, 2001, 18:30)
"Ximian is currently conducting a brief survey of end users to
find out how they are using Linux and what changes they think will
make Linux more usable. The survey also addresses how Linux
compares with Windows and which changes to Linux might enhance its
appeal to a wider audience." [ Here's a chance to vote for your
favorite Linux news site, too. -ed ]
LinuxPR: Tradeclient Announces Its Freedom and Release 0.9.0
(Mar 27, 2001, 15:08)
"Free Software project TradeClient announced release of version
0.9.0. This release marks the addition of full IMAP support and
numerous feature additions such as support for additional UNIX mail
formats. It also marks the first release of the client as an
autonomous Free Software project."
UPDATED: KDE 2.1.1 Is Out. (Mar 27, 2001, 15:05)
KDE 2.1.1 is out. Links to mirrors and the KDE install guide. A
link to the official announcement is included now.
LinuxPlanet: The StartX Files: When Musophobia is a Way of Life (Mar 27, 2001, 13:28)
There's more to losing the rodent than a statement of your deep
and abiding personal 'l33tness: for some people, using a mouse is
simply not an option because of physical issues. Brian Proffitt
tried to spend a few days mouse-free and found that adopting a
keyboard-centric lifestyle on the Big Two desktops isn't terribly
easy. Read what he learned in the latest edition of the StartX
files, kickoff to a new series on keyboarder-friendly window
Mozilla 0.8.1 Released (Mar 27, 2001, 09:12)
Links to binaries and release notes within.
Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.2-ac26 (Mar 27, 2001, 09:12)
Linux Kernel 2.2.19 is out (Mar 27, 2001, 09:06)
Linux Kernel 2.2.19 is out. Links to mirrors within.
LinuxProgramming: This week on perl5-porters (20--26 Mar 2001) (Mar 27, 2001, 04:22)
The latest news from Simon Cozens and crew.