Linux News for Apr 18, 2002
ZDNet: Four Routes to Lin-Win Desktops (Apr 18, 2002, 23:30)
"In the decade since its introduction, Linux has sparked
sporadic episodes of fervor over its utility as a corporate desktop
OS. But in most cases, the bottom line was the same: It just wasn't
TransGaming Unleashes WineX 2.0 (Apr 18, 2002, 22:45)
"TransGaming Technologies today unleashes its enhanced WineX
technology - the much-anticipated WineX 2.0..."
Mozilla.org: Mozilla 1.0 RC1 Now Available (Apr 18, 2002, 21:52)
"Mozilla 1.0 Release Candidate 1 is now available. This release
is a trial run for our upcoming Mozilla 1.0 release..."
Linux Journal: Interview with Ted T'so (Apr 18, 2002, 20:30)
"Don Marti and Richard Vernon recently had the rare opportunity
of taking some time from Ted Ts'o's tight schedule to talk about
his role with the Linux kernel, IBM and the Linux community. Ted
seems to be everywhere in the Linux community--inside the kernel
Mandrake Linux Security Advisory: rsync (Apr 18, 2002, 19:29)
"Ethan Benson discovered a bug in rsync where the supplementary
groups that the rsync daemon runs as (such as root) would not be
removed from the server process after changing to the specified
unprivileged uid and gid..."
LinuxPlanet: Distribution Watch: SuSE Linux 8.0 Beta (Apr 18, 2002, 17:30)
SuSE is aiming high with their 8.0 release, due out April 22.
They claim it will be the fastest, easiest, prettiest, bestest
distribution yet. Is it? Kurt Wall takes a sneak peek at the final
SuSE beta and forms his own opinion.
Opera.com: Opera 6.0 for Linux Beta 2 Released (Apr 18, 2002, 16:00)
"Opera 6.0 for Linux Beta 2 incorporates not only better
features and faster rendering of pages, but also improves support
for non-Roman alphabets..."
PR: Hancom Releases Hancom Office 2.0.1, Indefinitely Delays Professional Edition (Apr 18, 2002, 14:30)
Hancom Linux officially announces the latest release of their
office suite and confirms the delayed Professional Edition. Press
LinuxPR: Open-Source Permeates NAVOCEANO Systems
(Apr 18, 2002, 11:00)
"Preliminary findings from an on-going Open-Source Software
Institute (OSSI) study indicate wide and accepted usage of
open-source software within U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office's
(NAVOCEANO) enterprise-level systems..."
Kernel Cousin Debian Hurd #117 by Simon Law (Apr 18, 2002, 08:00)
The latest message traffic on Debian Hurd.
LDP Weekly News, April 17, 2001 (Apr 18, 2002, 05:00)
The latest news from the Linux Documentation Project
Debian Weekly News - April 17th, 2002 (Apr 18, 2002, 03:00)
The latest news from the Debian Project.
LinuxSecurity.com: OpenSSL 0.9.6d and 0.9.7 Release Plan and Schedule
(Apr 18, 2002, 01:00)
"The OpenSSL developers team is pleased to announce the upcoming
release of OpenSSL 0.9.7. OpenSSL 0.9.7 contains several changes
and enhancements in many fields; please check out the NEWS and
CHANGES files for details...