Developer Linux News for Nov 19, 2002
OSNews: Sun, Red Hat Linux and the Corporate Desktop (Nov 19, 2002, 23:30)
"We asked the hot question of the day: 'why would someone buy
your version of Red Hat Linux instead of downloading it for free
from the web, or even purchasing it directly from Red Hat...?'"
The Age: Critics Draw Linux in the Sand over Microsoft (Nov 19, 2002, 20:30)
Australia's federal and state governments are under fire for
taking a blinkered approach to information technology
spending--ignoring local companies and alternatives to
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.20-rc2-ac1 (Nov 19, 2002, 17:29)
Changelog, link within.
Alan Cox: Linux 2.5.47-ac6 (Nov 19, 2002, 15:57)
Changelog, link within.
Two on Linux, Open Source in India (Nov 19, 2002, 14:30)
Bill Gates has come and gone in India, but Linux is still making
a big impact there. A post-visit article from India's The
Week reveals that Gates' visit and his money did not
completely win over the hearts of everyone there. Meanwhile,
rediff.com is reporting on a new United Nations study that is
advocating the use of open-source software in nations like
Computerworld.NZ: Sun Flies Desktop Linux Kite (Nov 19, 2002, 10:00)
"What are Sun's chances of successfully selling a Linux bundle
on the corporate desktop...?"
DistroWatch: Interview with Klaus Knopper, Creator of Knoppix (Nov 19, 2002, 07:00)
"Knoppix has taken the Linux world by storm. Barely known
outside its borders only a few months ago, it has suddenly become
the focus of Linux media as a great way of introducing anyone to
Release Digest: KDE, November 18, 2002 (Nov 19, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: Kalbum 0.7.4, i8kkmon 0.1, CalcChecksum 0.2,
and REBECKA 0.9.9.
Release Digest: GNOME, November 18, 2002 (Nov 19, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: Glade-Perl 0.61, Glade-Perl Two-0.01,
gnome-pkgview 0.0.7, GSwitchIt 2.0, GnuCash 1.7.3 beta, Gringotts
1.2.0, SynCE 0.3.1, gnome-games 2.0.6, and MrProject 0.7.
OSDir.com: Interview with Justin Simoni of the 'Hip' Mojo Mail (Nov 19, 2002, 02:30)
"Justin Simoni is the author of Mojo Mail, an excellent
web-based mailing list manager for those of us who don't admin
their own server, but have access to cgi-bins with hosting
providers. All that and it's hipper than Majordomo and
Advogato.org: A Framework for Open Source Projects (Nov 19, 2002, 01:00)
"I recently completed my masters thesis 'A Framework for Open
Source Projects...' By announcing it here, I hope it can be useful