Developer Linux News for May 21, 2001
LinuxProgramming: Netbeans.org Expands Functionality With More Than A Dozen Major Community Contributions
(May 21, 2001, 23:55)
"Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced that the NetBeans open
source project (www.netbeans.org) has added more than a dozen
additional modules into its open source code base."
Kernel Traffic #119 by Zack Brown (May 21, 2001, 22:45)
Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.
GNOME Summary for May 13 - May 19 2001 (May 21, 2001, 22:13)
This week: Life after Eazel , GNOME 2.0 release plans, GNOME
Board meeting minutes, Project of the Week.
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.4-ac12 (May 21, 2001, 19:40)
Just tracking Linus 2.4.5pre4, a chunk more merged with Linus,
dropped out some oddments that are now obsolete
LinuxProgramming: Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (May 21) (May 21, 2001, 19:30)
All the latest news from the Tcl world.
LinuxPlanet: RIP: Linux on the Desktop (May 21, 2001, 17:29)
With the departure of Eazel and the inability of anyone to make
a buck on selling a desktop-oriented Linux distribution, it's time
to write the obituary for Linux on the desktop -- or at least admit
that it's unlikely that Linux world domination via the desktop will
occur any time soon. Instead, writes Kevin Reichard, we should take
joy that Linux has become a valuable and essential server operating
system, and that when planning for the future we should build on
that success, rather than lamenting the demise of Linux on the
LinuxProgramming: Autoconf 2.50 Is Released (May 21, 2001, 16:17)
"The Autoconf team is extremely proud (and quite relieved) to
announce the release of Autoconf 2.50. As can be guessed from the
NEWS excerpt below, profound changes have been made in order to
provide a more coherent interface and more user-friendly