Developer Linux News for Apr 23, 2002
OS News: Review of Hancom Linux 2.01 Standard (Apr 23, 2002, 23:30)
"The company used to offer a Windows version of their product,
but they have since completely focused on the Linux platform, even
though their product is pretty portable as it is based almost
solely in the Qt 3 tooklkit..."
GNOME Summary, March 17-April 22, 2002 (Apr 23, 2002, 22:00)
This month's news: Abiword 1.0, Java/GNOME intergration; A
Wedding Announcement; more.
Linux and Main: Interview: Bart Decrem -- Leveraging Desktop Linux
(Apr 23, 2002, 19:00)
"[Decrem] has now joined Hancom Linux, the Korean concern that
produces a Linux distribution there and that is known elsewhere fir
its Hancom Office productivity suite. In an interview with Linux
and Main, the personable and enthusiastic Decrem discussed life in
Korea, his company's plans, Linux business models, what went wrong
at Eazel, how dislike of the U.S. could spell success for Linux and
disaster for Microsoft, and a multitude of other things..."
PHP 4.2.0 Released (Apr 23, 2002, 16:00)
"The PHP Group is happy to announce the immediate availability
of PHP 4.2.0, the latest version of the widely-used,
general-purpose scripting language that is especially well-suited
for Web development..."
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.9 (Apr 23, 2002, 14:30)
Changelogs, link within.
iMacLinux: Review: Gentoo PPC Linux (Apr 23, 2002, 07:00)
"Indeed, Gentoo Linux is rather unique on the PPC platform. You
don't get any nifty Install CDs with hundreds of prebuilt software
packages. No, Gentoo is a distribution that is mostly built from
Release Digest: GNOME, April 22, 2002 (Apr 23, 2002, 04:00)
Today's GNOME apps: Elysium Download 0.5.8, gnome-code
Release Digest: KDE, April 22, 2002 (Apr 23, 2002, 04:00)
Today's KDE apps: RPM Wizard 0.5.9, M.E.S.H. 1.3, QVCDGear
0.8.1, KSteak 0.9.0.
Wired News: Peru Discovers Machu Penguin (Apr 23, 2002, 02:30)
"With a bill on the table that would mandate the use of free
software in government computers, Peru has become the latest Latin
American country to seek alternatives to what some call another
form of Yankee imperialism: proprietary software..."
The Oregonian: Microsoft Puts the Squeeze on NW Schools (Apr 23, 2002, 01:00)
"One of the options is Linux, open-source software schools can
run on their desktops free of charge and without a license. Linux
is particularly useful on donated computers that aren't worth the
$100 Microsoft charges for a software license..."