Developer Linux News for Apr 23, 2004
Editor's Note: PC-Phobia--Would a New GUI Paradigm Help? (Apr 23, 2004, 23:30)
Why are people so afraid of PCs? Are they fundamentally flawed,
and can Linux help do something about it?
Release Digest: KDE, April 23, 2004 (Apr 23, 2004, 23:30)
Today's KDE apps: Kbioritmi 0.6.1, kcmGRunlevel 0.2, and PG
Calculator 2.1 Beta.
Release Digest: GNU, April 23, 2004 (Apr 23, 2004, 23:30)
Today's GNU app: GNU Libidn 0.4.3 alpha.
DistroWatch: Distributions, April 23, 2004 (Apr 23, 2004, 23:30)
Today's distributions: INSERT 1.2.8 and LinuxConsole 0.4.
IT Manager's Journal: OSDL Doubling Membership, Seizing China chance (Apr 23, 2004, 22:00)
"Cohen, who touted the addition of seven new partner companies
since the end of the year, said the lab is well on its way to
doubling the 2003 roster of 33 companies to 66 or more by this
LinuxInsider: Open-Source Developers Form Group To Push Zope (Apr 23, 2004, 13:00)
"UK Web developers are throwing their weight behind Zope, an
open source application server already popular in the US and
Europe, but which has yet to crack Britain..."
Release Digest: KDE, April 22, 2004 (Apr 23, 2004, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: patch_kde 0.1, KSubnet, KMyMoney 0.6rc4, Image
Service Menu (KImgSM) 0.2.1, and kbootsplash 0.3 Alpha1.
Release Digest: GNOME, April 22, 2004 (Apr 23, 2004, 05:00)
Today's GNOME app: gnome-gpg 0.3.
DistroWatch: Distributions, April 22, 2004 (Apr 23, 2004, 05:00)
Today's distributions: dyne:bolic 1.3 and PLD Live CD 0.90.
OSNews: Advanced Tips for Mono (Apr 23, 2004, 04:00)
"This article focus on programming in C# with Mono. It contains
a compilation of extremely useful tips and workarounds, especially
for people used to lower level programming, like C
DevChannel: .Net on Linux (Apr 23, 2004, 03:00)
"More than two years have passed since Microsoft announced its
.Net initiative and made the first tools available for the Windows
operating system. Since then, other tools have evolved that allow
you to run .Net applications on Linux platforms..."
OSDir: Interview with Rob Mensching of Microsoft's WiX Project (Apr 23, 2004, 02:00)
"The recent release of Microsoft's Wix project code under an
open source license has caused quite a stir among those in the open
source community. Some welcome the project and some are highly
The Register: Java to Dominate Consumer Electronics? (Apr 23, 2004, 00:00)
"Java and Linux could dominate consumer electronics, but to do
so, Java needs to be less fragmented and highly resource efficient,
making it suitable at last for the mass market..."