Developer Linux News for May 08, 2002
LinuxPR: AbiWord 1.0 Officially Released
(May 08, 2002, 22:02)
"The AbiWord team is proud to announce the first global release
of the award-winning Open Source word processor, AbiWord version
Linux Journal: Linux Multimedia (May 08, 2002, 20:30)
"One of the greatest challenges, if you are working with Linux,
is to fulfill all your multimedia needs. In this article we explore
some of the available possibilities, using Red Hat version 7.2.
Only the first two CDs were installed because the third CD only
contains commercial software, and we don't want to use anything
commercial, only openly available software..."
Ximian Releases Evolution 1.0.4 and Developer Preview of GNOME 1.4 for HP-UX (May 08, 2002, 19:00)
Two announcements from Ximian. First, the new version of
Evolution, 1.0.4, has quietly been released. Second, a preview of a
port of GNOME 1.4 for HP-UX has been announced.
LinuxPlanet: A First Look at OpenOffice.org 1.0 (May 08, 2002, 16:00)
After all of the hooplah of reaching 1.0 one week ago, how does
OpenOffice.org actually perform when compared with its StarOffice
sibling and the ubiquitous (for now) Microsoft Office suite?
Long-time StarOffice user Rob Reilly took OpenOffice.org 1.0 out
for a spin over the last week and submits this initial review of
the open-source office suite.
Taipei Times: Editorial: Respect for IPR Key to New Economy
(May 08, 2002, 14:30)
"But will the computer world really come to a halt without
Microsoft? There are many other companies providing similar
products. People in Taiwan are not alone in wanting non-Microsoft
options, as seen in the growing boycott of the Windows operating
system in favor of the open-code Linux system..."
PR: NetDIVE eAuditorium Enterprise Shifts to Open Source License (May 08, 2002, 09:00)
"Effective immediately, NetDIVE eAuditorium Enterprise software
systems will be released under an open source model..."
Release Digest: KDE, May 7, 2002 (May 08, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: Snort Monitor 1.0.1, KSendFax 2.0.1, M.E.S.H.
1.4, KXML Editor 0.7.2, Seminole Webserver 2.11, Skylendar 0.5,
Release Digest: GNOME, May 7, 2002 (May 08, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: GGV 1.99.4, GNOME-Applets 1.101.0, gramps
0.7.3, Gnome2.0 port of Gnome Clipboard Manager.
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19pre8-ac1 (May 08, 2002, 03:26)
Changelog, link within.
ELJonline: Real Time and Linux, Part 3: Sub-Kernels and Benchmarks (May 08, 2002, 03:00)
A review of the sub-kernel approach as used in RTLinux and RTAI
with some benchmark numbers provided. Plus two additional articles
contending different arguments on RTLinux.