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Developer Linux News for Feb 27, 2002

  • LinuxProgramming: Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Feb 27) (Feb 27, 2002, 20:41)
    All the latest news from the Tcl world.

  • PR: NuSphere Responds to False Claims by the Free Software Foundation (Feb 27, 2002, 19:54)
    "The initial court hearing takes place today in Boston Federal Court. We believe actions such as this press release by the FSF violate basic ethics regarding due process of law and can only harm the open source community by alarming commercial users of open software."

  • GnomeMeeting wins belgian Information Technology Prize (Feb 27, 2002, 18:42)
    "GnomeMeeting, a H.323 videoconferencing application for Linux and FreeBSD by PhD student Damien Sandras, wins this year's Belgian Information Technology prize for the best University Project. "

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19-pre1-ac2 (Feb 27, 2002, 18:27)
    "Just a resync so I can bomb[hello echelon] Marcelo with patches.." Changelog, link within.

  • GNOME Summary for 2002-02-17 - 2002-02-23 (Feb 27, 2002, 17:13)
    This week: GNOME 2 Betas; Gnucash website returns; new Abiword release; GnomeMeeting takes top spot; Alex Larsson and Darin Adler team up.

  • Kernel Cousin Wine #116 by Brian Vincent (Feb 27, 2002, 14:02)
    Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix. This week's edition includes information regarding some omissions from the last release of Kernel Cousin Wine.

  • Gentoo.org: Guru Medication Error -- missing patches? (Feb 27, 2002, 11:57)
    "Large Linux companies like Red Hat and MandrakeSoft put a lot of effort into creating really spiffy patched kernels. Sometimes, obvious bugs are fixed along the way. The problem is that many of these no-brainer patches languish in their respective kernel source SRPMS and never get incorporated into the stock kernel."

  • Kernel Cousin KDE #33 by Aaron J. Seigo (Feb 27, 2002, 09:48)
    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.

  • NewsForge: Looking inside the Bochs hardware emulator (Feb 27, 2002, 07:55)
    "Unlike VMware, Bochs (pronounced "box") does Pentium machine hardware emulation. This makes performance under Bochs much slower than that of VMware. But because Bochs emulates the hardware, it can be used on other hardware architectures like Alpha and SPARC. So you can run Windows 95 on your SPARC box, or FreeDOS on your Alpha."

  • CodeWeavers Announces CrossOver Plugin 1.1 with Windows Media Support (Feb 27, 2002, 00:56)
    "Along with the ability to open MS Office documents (Word/Excel/PowerPoint) and eFax files in any KDE or GNOME application, CrossOver Plugin 1.1 now supports Windows Media Player streams opened in a Linux web browser."