Developer Linux News for Dec 22, 2003
Marcello Tosatti: Linux 2.4.24-pre2 (Dec 22, 2003, 20:59)
Incremental changelog, links within.
LWN: SCO's Copyright Letter (Dec 22, 2003, 18:30)
"In this letter we are identifying a portion of our copyright
protected code that has been incorporated into Linux without our
authorization. Also, our copyright management information has been
removed from these files..."
ZDNet: Linux Desktop Split Threatens UserLinux (Dec 22, 2003, 17:00)
"A fledgling effort at creating a unified Linux distribution is
being threatened by a long-existing split in the Linux developer
world--namely, the divide between the two most popular graphical
user interfaces (GUIs), Gnome and KDE..."
Aftenposten: DVD-Jon Wins New Legal Victory (Dec 22, 2003, 15:00)
"Norway's most famous computer whiz got an early Christmas
present on Monday. An appeals court in Oslo upheld Jon Lech
Johansen's earlier acquittal on all counts of alleged copyright
OSNews: Mini Interview with Ximian's Robert Love (Dec 22, 2003, 11:30)
"Robert Love, well known figure for his kernel hacking,
preemptive patch and his recent book, joined Ximian recently in an
effort to improve the Linux desktop experience via kernel
KernelTrap: Linux: O21 Interactivity Patch For 2.6 (Dec 22, 2003, 07:00)
"This follows O20.1 by three months, which at the time was
announced as the final interactivity patch..."
Release Digest: GNOME, December 21, 2003 (Dec 22, 2003, 05:00)
This weekend's GNOME apps: GStreamer 0.7.3, MyNetMonitor 1.0.1,
and GST: a Generic Seismic Tool with GTK+.
Release Digest: Distributions, December 21, 2003 (Dec 22, 2003, 05:00)
This weekend's distributions: Source Mage 0.8, Aurox Linux 9.2,
Conectiva Linux 10 TP1, and Injector Linux 1.4.
Release Digest: General, December 21, 2003 (Dec 22, 2003, 05:00)
This weekend's general app: xine-lib 1-rc3.