Linux News for Mar 21, 2002
Debian Weekly News: March 20, 2002 (Mar 21, 2002, 23:30)
This week: Debian elections; XFree 4.1.0-15 prerelease packages;
censoring Debian; more.
Linux Weekly News for March 21, 2002 (Mar 21, 2002, 22:00)
In this week's news: Digital Speech Project; Red Hat financials;
HURD vs. proprietary; LWN donations
ZDNet: Red Hat Revamps, Eyes Large Corporations (Mar 21, 2002, 20:30)
"Red Hat, the top seller of the Linux operating system, has
restructured to focus on big customers while cutting jobs
elsewhere, executives said Tuesday..."
Red Hat Security Advisory: imlib (Mar 21, 2002, 20:19)
"Updated imlib packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 6.2,
7, 7.1 and 7.2 which fix potential problems loading untrusted
News & Observer: Embracing Open-Source Computing (Mar 21, 2002, 19:00)
"To understand why N.C. State University is a hotbed for
open-source computing, watch eight duck-shaped robots learn to
recognize one another as they navigate a maze in a campus
News.com: Building Trust into Open Source
(Mar 21, 2002, 17:30)
"The flaws could compromise the security of computers on which
the applications are installed, prompting some developers to urge
the open-source community to take another look at popular code. But
most fear the majority of members won't bother..."
dot.kde.org: KDE 3.0RC3 Released (Mar 21, 2002, 16:00)
"The KDE Project has announced the release of KDE 3.0RC3 (on
this, the first day of Spring). The release comes a month after the
release of KDE 3.0beta2, with two (semi-public) release candidates,
as well as a well-attended 1-week hacking session for fixing
problems, appearing in the interim..."
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac5 (Mar 21, 2002, 15:00)
Changelog, links within
LinuxPlanet: Volution: Promising Solution, GUI Not Quite There Yet (Mar 21, 2002, 14:30)
There are a myriad of Linux e-mail and messaging servers
available right now, and choosing the right one for your
organization is not always an easy decision. LinuxPlanet's Dee-Ann
LeBlanc wades through the commercial e-mail server products that
are out there to see what's what. Her first stop: Caldera's
Volution Messaging Server.
Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory: kdm (Mar 21, 2002, 14:26)
"A problem was discovered with the default configuration of the
kdm display manager in Mandrake Linux..."
KDE.org: KDE Worldwide Goes Live (Mar 21, 2002, 13:00)
"KDE Worldwide wants to promote KDE internationally by providing
information and to assist those interested in the localised and
translated versions of KDE..."
Zvon.org: Online RFC Repository Completed
(Mar 21, 2002, 11:00)
"Last year we have started the Zvon RFC Repository project...
which reached a very important milestone [March 19]: all on-line
accessible RFCs are now available in the repository..."
Linux Documentation Project Weekly News 2002-03-19 (Mar 21, 2002, 08:00)
This week: A new editor; new and updated documents.
Enterprise Linux Today: Turbolinux Speeds Enterprise Acceptance of Linux (Mar 21, 2002, 05:00)
"Turbolinux, Inc. has announced that Turbolinux 7 Server, the
first Linux distribution to conform to Li18NUX internationalization
standards, will extend its support for enterprise computing by
implementing the recommendations of the Enterprise Linux
LinuxPR: theKompany.com Releases Quanta Gold Web development tool version 3.4.0 (Mar 21, 2002, 03:03)
"Quanta Gold is our web development software for Linux and
Windows. Quanta Gold is designed for the professional web developer
that needs sophisticated project management abilities as well as
all the features and hooks that a modern web site needs."
LinuxPR: InsightClient 2.9 Introduces Exchange Functionality for Linux Clients (Mar 21, 2002, 01:01)
"InsightClient 2.9 for Linux and Solaris allows non-Windows
desktops to work with Outlook through the server. The release of
InsightClient 2.9 follows the recent news of Bynari's Exchange
Client Extension, which lets Outlook users to move from Exchange to
IMAP servers while retaining Outlook's native components..."
Marcello Tosatti: Linux 2.4.19-pre4 (Mar 21, 2002, 01:00)
Changelog (now in BitKeeper format), link within.