Developer Linux News for Nov 16, 2001
LinuxProgramming: Meet the DotGNU Crew in 2002 at LinuxWorld NYC (Nov 16, 2001, 18:35)
"Here is your chance to meet many of the key people behind
organizing the DotGNU effort in January 2002. A special DotGNU
panel is being held as part of this year's LinuxWorld in NYC, on
January 30th. This panel will offer the community an opportunity to
hear from and question those involved in forming DotGNU."
Kylix 2 Open Edition available for Download (Nov 16, 2001, 16:59)
Kylix 2 Open Edition is now available for download from the
O'Reilly Network: Why Use a Command Line Instead of Windows?
(Nov 16, 2001, 14:52)
"Years ago, I took a class on computer user-interface design.
Some of my professor's words have stayed with me since then. One
characteristic of a user-friendly system, he told us, is that it
does what the user wants. In other words, the most user-friendly
system isn't necessarily the simplest one."
IBM developerWorks: Journaling capabilities of ext3 (Nov 16, 2001, 13:05)
"I think you'll find that that ext3 has several surprising and
intriguing capabilities. In this article, I'll give you a good
understanding of how ext3 compares to the other journaling
filesystems currently available."
Netscape 4.79 Released (Nov 16, 2001, 11:06)
Netscape 4.79 has been released. "What's New" within.
Minutes of the GNOME Board meeting November 13 2001
(Nov 16, 2001, 10:33)
Weekly minutes of the GNOME Foundation Board.
New Unofficial Ximianized ISO Image for Red Hat 7.2 (Nov 16, 2001, 10:10)
As the story on the page says: "I once meet a guy named Javier.
Javier created an ISO image of RH 7.1 and replaced the GNOME
packages with the Ximian packages for his personal use. I made a
copy of this images and started using them, I loved them. A friend
of mine told he wanted a copy of the images and that I should make
them available in case someone else needs it. I think he is right,
so here they are." The ISO's in question have been upgraded to Red
Linux 2.4.15-pre5 Released (Nov 16, 2001, 05:20)
Changelog, link within.
news.kde.org: KDE 3.0 Screenshots (A/K/A, Do You Like Themes?) (Nov 16, 2001, 01:32)
"Rob Kaper has graciously fulfilled the oft-heard request for
screenshots of the upcoming KDE 3.0 release. Take a trip to KDE.org
and have a look at the screenshots..."
LinuxPR: Common UNIX Printing System 1.1.12 Released (Nov 16, 2001, 01:30)
"Easy Software Products today announced the 1.1.12 release of
the Common UNIX Printing System ("CUPS"), an IPP/1.1-based printing
system for UNIX."