Developer Linux News for Sep 23, 2002
Minneapolis Star Tribune: Microsoft and Linux, An Unlikely Pairing (Sep 23, 2002, 14:30)
"The effort, called Mono, is a rare bridging of the chasm
between the commercial world and free software--more commonly
referred to as open-source software--a movement in which the Linux
operating system is at the forefront..."
OSNews: Lycoris Desktop/LX 'Amethyst Version' Review (Sep 23, 2002, 13:00)
"Since our last review, Lycoris have released two important
components: The Lycoris application packager (IRIS) and the new
KernelTrap.org: Native POSIX Threading Library (NPTL) (Sep 23, 2002, 11:30)
"Ingo Molnar explained that with the current stock 2.5 kernel
such a test requires roughly 1GB RAM, and the act of starting and
stopping all 100,000 threads in parallel takes only 2 seconds. In
comparison, with the 2.5.31 kernel (prior to Ingo's recent
threading work), such a test would have taken around 15
MLUG.ca: Linux Web Surfing - Get Armed with Dillo (Sep 23, 2002, 10:00)
"This seems almost unbelievably small for a graphical web
browser; in fact, I was able to download, install and open the
application in less than 30 seconds. Those who have referred to
Dillo as fast are badly underestimating it..."
Help Net Securtity: Three Interviews with Multitool Linux Authors (Sep 23, 2002, 07:00)
"Multitool Linux authors Jeremy Anderson, Steven Murphy and
Michael Schwarz talk about their first steps in Linux, the writing
of the book, future plans and more..."
Release Digest: GNOME, September 22, 2002 (Sep 23, 2002, 05:00)
This weekend's GNOME app: GneleMixer 2.1.
OfB.biz: Jabbering Along With tkcJabber (Sep 23, 2002, 04:00)
"Yet, obviously there is something missing from this
puzzle--that is, the communications software. While the Zaurus
actually has an extremely competent connectivity suite, no instant
messaging software is included..."