Developer Linux News for Mar 30, 2001
Apache Today PR: Zope 2.3.1 final released (Mar 30, 2001, 22:56)
"Zope 2.3.1 contains fixes for a number of issues that have come
up since 2.3.0, including the fixes for the issues addressed by the
02/23 and 03/08 hotfixes."
Linux.com: XMMS Plug-ins Round-up (Mar 30, 2001, 22:31)
"XMMS allows its capabilities to be enhanced via the use of
plug-ins. An extensive list exists at XMMS' own website. But today,
we're going to take a look at the best of them."
CNET News.com: Nautilus 1.0 Review
(Mar 30, 2001, 21:33)
"Version 1.0 extends the functionality of Nautilus and rounds
out the package with a much-improved test-drive of Eazel's
network-based Services. Though not as polished as we'd hoped, the
end result is impressive and offers another exciting look at the
future of the Linux desktop."
Kernel Traffic #113 by Zack Brown (Mar 30, 2001, 08:35)
Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.
Linux Kernel 2.4.3 is out (Mar 30, 2001, 08:35)
Waldo Bastian: KDE 2.2 Schedule (Mar 30, 2001, 08:35)
"The 2.2 release, unlike the 2.1.1 release, will come with new
functionality and improvements in many areas of KDE."
InternetWeek: MS To Users: Pay Up (Mar 30, 2001, 08:35)
"We spend a lot of time and resources constantly proving license
compliance, while we try to plan an optimum configuration to deal
with the rising cost of ownership related to Microsoft's
Linux-kernel: Linux connectivity trashed. (Mar 30, 2001, 08:34)
This mail from the linux-kernel mailing list indicates that in
the wake of a compromised Red Hat machine and an attack from that
machine against defense industry giant Raytheon, the company has
decided to ban all access to the Internet from Linux machines and
may be making a move against running any Sun or Linux machines in
their operation at all. The mail writer doesn't seem to be sure if
he means the mail to be a "call to arms," and our posting of it is
definitely not, but it's an interesting look inside corporate IT
politics and a reminder of the ramifications of not staying on top
of patches, much as the recent Lion scare indicates.
LinuxPR: Guardian Digital Announces EnGarde Secure Linux
(Mar 30, 2001, 08:30)
"A comprehensive suite of Open Source tools that provide a
secure and stable foundation for building a secure Internet
Linux.Conf.Au.2001: Why KDE works (Mar 30, 2001, 00:45)
"This talk was given by Sirtaj Singh....He started off by
introducing himself. He's been involved with KDE for a long time
but never as a "central" hacker (so he says)."