Developer Linux News for Dec 19, 2002
PC Magazine: Microsoft, Innovation, and Linux (Dec 19, 2002, 22:00)
"Linux may be more efficient and faster, but if you're going to
play the features game, you're bound to lose. That's Microsoft's
Red Hat: Errata Policy Updates and Product End of Life (Dec 19, 2002, 20:30)
An e-mail has been sent out to Red Hat users that "outlines [Red
Hat's] new policy for errata support for Red Hat Linux products and
gives the end-of-life dates for currently supported
Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.21-pre2 (Dec 19, 2002, 15:41)
Incremental changelog, links within.
CNET News: Sun Gets Fat on Thin Clients (Dec 19, 2002, 14:30)
"But Sun is ready to have another go at it with Madhatter, the
code name for a project intended to outfit businesses with low-cost
PCs running on Linux software that can be easily configured by IT
Linux Journal: Santa Tux's Corner: The Gift of Linux, Part 2 (Dec 19, 2002, 13:00)
"Sure, Linux makes a great gift; but how is it 'the gift that
keeps on giving'? When it comes to Linux, this statement isn't just
a sales line--it's actually true..."
FOSDEM.org Interviews: David Faure and Michael Meeks (Dec 19, 2002, 10:00)
"The FOSDEM team begins its annual series of interviews of the
speakers who will be present during the FOSDEM 2003 event." This
week: David Faure of KDE and Michael Meeks of GNOME.
TinyMinds.org: Interview with a Kernel Hacker (Dec 19, 2002, 08:30)
This interview includes Robert Love's view on the 2.5
development series, the Linux desktop, and the future of the
Help Net Security: Interview with Bob Toxen (Dec 19, 2002, 07:00)
In this interview, Toxen, the author of Real World Linux
Security, speaks of his interest for Linux security, good
Linux security tools, the future of Linux, and more.
Release Digest: KDE, December 18, 2002 (Dec 19, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: kio_iso 0.3, KricketScoreboard 0.3, KDE Pocket
PC Contacts Import 0.4, XDrawChem 1.6.2, KPhone 2.11, and SIM
Release Digest: December 18, 2002 (Dec 19, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: libgnomeprint 2.1.5, libgnomeprintui 2.1.5,
and gtkglextmm 0.6.0.
DesktopLinux: Interview: Colin Walters of the Debian Desktop Subproject (Dec 19, 2002, 03:00)
"Basically, it started out of the realization that Debian
previously had no focus on the end-user; little thought was put
into user interface. Debian's audience has historically been the
technical user, but I'd like to change that..."