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.