Developer Linux News for Jun 17, 2002
InternetNews.com: Microtel to Build LindowsOS Boxes (Jun 17, 2002, 19:00)
"After successfully duking it out with Microsoft Corp. for the
rights to its name, Lindows.com Inc. Monday forged a deal with
Microtel Computer Systems and WalMart.com to make computers
pre-installed with the Lindows operating system available to the
public for less than $300..."
CPI: Cyberspace Policy Institute Accepts Debate with AdTI (Jun 17, 2002, 17:30)
"To this end, the Cyberspace Policy Institute accepts ADTI's
gracious offer for debate, and submits the paper by John Viega and
Bob Fleck, "Dispelling Myths about the GPL and Free Software," to
further the dialog..."
WashingtonPost.com: Mozilla, an Old Browser New Again (Jun 17, 2002, 14:30)
"Two reasons should suffice: Mozilla 1.0 blocks pop-up ads, but
it doesn't make you give up any of the best features of Internet
Explorer. In other words, you don't need to dislike Microsoft to
OSNews.com: OpenOffice.org 1.0 Review - Review your Options (Jun 17, 2002, 11:00)
"For those of you who are familiar with the Netscape/Mozilla
story, it is the same dual-licensing model that Sun Microsystems is
using. You might be wondering that if that is the case, StarOffice
will always be the better product..."
DistroWatch.com: Is RPM Doomed? (Jun 17, 2002, 07:00)
RPM dependency hell can be a hugely frustrating
experience--anything from circular dependencies (the catch 22
situation) to incorrect library version when there wouldn't be much
left untouched had you really persisted in getting that badly
wanted RPM installed..."
Release Digest: GNOME, June 16, 2002 (Jun 17, 2002, 05:00)
This weekend's GNOME apps: GTK+-2.0.4 & 2.0.5; MGT 1.5.0;
Pango-1.0.3; GLib-2.0.4; gtkmm 1.3.15; Bakery 1.3.2; gnomemm 1.3.6;
and Metacity-Setup 0.5.
Release Digest: KDE, June 16, 2002 (Jun 17, 2002, 05:00)
This weekend's KDE apps: Harbinger 0.7, Kile 1.0, RPM Wizard ::
Database 1.0, RPM Wizard 0.6, Gambas 0.32, Gwenview 0.14, C-Pec
X-ISP 0.98, and KPortageMaster 0.2.
Release Digest: General, June 16, 2002 (Jun 17, 2002, 05:00)
This weekend's gneral app: WOLK (Working Overloaded Linux
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.22 (Jun 17, 2002, 03:34)
Changelog summary, links within.