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Developer Linux News for May 17, 2002

  • InfoWorld: Opening the Desktop (May 17, 2002, 23:30)
    "The first premise of the OpenCD project is to deliver a number of mature, useful, open-source desktop solutions on a single CD. Now that is hardly unique, but the second premise may be: The goal is to run on Windows and perhaps Mac OS..."

  • LinuxWorld: Accepting the Theory of Ximian's Evolution (May 17, 2002, 22:00)
    "On the surface, it appears as if there's nothing spectacular about Evolution in comparison to Mozilla mail. To be fair to Mozilla Mail, if you dig deep enough, you can find most of the features you'll find in Evolution. However, I prefer the way Evolution integrates things like the advanced search features into the default graphical interface..."

  • GNOME 2.0 Desktop Beta 5 Released (May 17, 2002, 19:00)
    "The GNOME 2.0 Desktop Beta 5 release, "Reciprocity", is ready for your bug-busting and testing pleasure..."

  • ZDNet UK: Embedded Linux Crying Out for Standards (May 17, 2002, 16:00)
    "Linux is set to reign in the embedded operating system market, but rigid standards are needed if developers are not to be driven to Windows CE..."

  • Low End Mac: Bring Out the GIMP (May 17, 2002, 08:00)
    "GIMP, a Linux stalwart, is perhaps more important to PPC/Linux users than to their x86 cousins. The Macintosh is a de facto standard in graphic design, and given Apple's OS X strategy alienating owners of older Power Macs, a combination of a modern Unix-based OS and a professional level graphics application may well be irresistible to some Mac users..."

  • Dave Jones: Linux 2.5.15-dj2 (May 17, 2002, 05:26)
    Changelog, link within.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, May 16, 2002 (May 17, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: Jungle Monkey 0.1.11, Greenwich 0.3.1.

  • Release Digest: KDE, May 16, 2002 (May 17, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's KDE apps: ConvertAll 0.2.2, rpCalc 0.2.2, KShowmail 3.0.1beta4, KBrain 0.1.3, KSteak 0.9.2, LibChipCard 0.4.1.