Developer Linux News for Aug 27, 2001
Linux 2.4.10-pre1 Is Out (Aug 27, 2001, 22:24)
Linus Torvalds has released the Linux 2.4.10-pre1 prepatch.
Changelog, link within.
Interactive Week/Yahoo!: Make Way For The Little OS That Could (Aug 27, 2001, 20:18)
"The fact that Linux was free didn't impress me, but here was a
value proposition that money couldn't buy - an increasingly stable
operating system (OS) that was less prone to security
vulnerabilities in the first place, because so many interested
parties were examining it continuously, and that now seemed easier
for developers to secure."
Kernel Cousin KDE #20 by Aaron J. Seigo (Aug 27, 2001, 18:27)
KDE is a powerful Open Source graphical desktop environment for
Unix workstations. It combines ease of use, contemporary
functionality, and outstanding graphical design with the
technological superiority of the Unix operating system.
PR: Ximian Announces Red Carpet Services
(Aug 27, 2001, 18:12)
"The services include Red Carpet Express, which gives
subscribers priority, high-bandwidth access to Internet software
downloads and Red Carpet CorporateConnect, which provides customers
a centralized method for managing software version control and
installation on end-user systems. For software vendors, Ximian
introduced the Red Carpet Partner Program, which allows software
vendors to create and manage channels to distribute their Linux or
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.9-ac2 (Aug 27, 2001, 17:26)
"This is just for resychronizing the mips merge with the mips
folks. It isnt worth running over -ac1."
PerkyPants.org: GNOME 2.0 Status Interview: James Henstridge and libglade (Aug 27, 2001, 17:05)
"Libglade is a library designed to dynamically load a user
interface from an XML file on disk. These UI description files can
be created using the Glade UI builder. It provides several options
for connecting callbacks up to the interface including an
`autoconnect' option that scans the program's symbol table for
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.9-ac1 (Aug 27, 2001, 15:16)
Experimental release: Merge the fat and iso changes from 2.4.9,
Merge the sunrpc changes from 2.4.9, Merge (hopefully correctly)
the nfs changes, Switch to the 2.4.9 emu10k1 driver, more. Links,
MaximumLinux.org: Yellow Dog Linux 2.0 review (Aug 27, 2001, 13:02)
"I've had a PowerBook G4 for a while now and never really had
the change to install Linux on it until this past week. And to
honest I didn't even think that they would have kernel support for
the Titanium yet anyway since Apple seems to be the "odd-man-out"
when it comes to Linux development. Boy was I wrong....."
Kernel Cousin KDE #20 by Aaron J. Seigo (Aug 15, 2001, 02:12)
This week: KDE Usability Project Back On Its Feet, The Road
Ahead Includes a New Release Manager, New Version of QextMDI,
Possible Directions For KConfig in KDE 30, Konqueror Showing
Progress, An Option For The Speed Obsessed.