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Linux News for May 24, 2002

  • LinuxLookup: SuSE Linux 8.0 Professional [Review] (May 24, 2002, 23:30)
    "I was prepared for this review of SuSE 8.0 Professional to be a no-brainer. I had last used SuSE at version 6.4 before switching to Mandrake. I was basically happy with it then, and figured it had only improved since then. What I've seen after using SuSE's latest and greatest for the past two weeks has surprised me, and not all in a good way..."

  • CNET News: It Came from Boston U. (May 24, 2002, 22:00)
    Researchers at Boston University are using clustered Linux servers to prove that a picture is worth a thousand databases.

  • Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #43 (May 24, 2002, 20:30)
    The weekly roundup of Mandrake news and information.

  • Release Digest: KDE, May 24, 2002 (May 24, 2002, 20:30)
    Today's KDE apps: KSimAPM 0.3, KSim 0.8.1, Kaspaliste 0_90, Kiten 1.0, Kover 2.8.5, xsidplay 1.6.5pre5, noteedit 1.18.4, KBear 2.0alpha1 and LongPlayer 0.96.1.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, May 24, 2002 (May 24, 2002, 20:30)
    Today's GNOME app: Armada Backlight Controller 1.1

  • ISP-Planet: Sun Radiates the RaQ 550 (May 24, 2002, 19:00)
    "Sun is branching out into new markets with the release of the Sun Cobalt RaQ 550. The product is intended to be a great Web server while also being suitable for other applications such as content filtering and delivery and enterprise WAN/LAN management..."

  • Forbes Magazine: Linux Gets Friendlier (May 24, 2002, 17:30)
    "Now, frustrated by a monopoly whose innovation in the face of slower growth amounts to finding more efficient ways of extracting money from captive customers, users are beginning to wonder whether Linux could supplant Windows as a cheaper solution for desktop machines. My disappointed but hopeful conclusion: For normal human beings, not yet..."

  • Linux Journal: An Interview with Dr. Edgar Villanueva (May 24, 2002, 14:30)
    "The good doctor speaks on his background with free software, his inspiration and the future of free software in Peru..."

  • Mozilla.org: Mozilla 1.0 RC3 Released (May 24, 2002, 13:00)
    "In response to the feedback from RC2, we have released Mozilla 1.0 Release Candidate 3, our last planned candidate before we release Mozilla 1.0. Try it out and let us know if you find any really serious problems..."

  • OSNews: Review of Win4Lin 4.0 (May 24, 2002, 11:00)
    "It would be sufficient to say that Win4Lin is something between WINE and VMWare. It loads a whole copy of Windows in a virtual machine (like VMWare does), but it is utilizing its extended Linux integration techniques to run, like WINE does..."

  • Linux Journal: The Linux Cookbook: A Book Review (May 24, 2002, 08:00)
    "[Desktop users] remain, however, typical SOHO users who don't administer networks or write programs. The first, big merit of The Linux Cookbook is acknowledging that such a class of users exists and limiting its content to their daily needs..."

  • Release Digest: KDE, May 23, 2002 (May 24, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's KDE apps: aKpi 0.3, KWhois 1.1.5, KMouseTool 1.0, CPhone 0.1.0, KmusicdB 0.9.0pre1, KmusicdB :: libdbmusic 0.3.0pre1, KLineakConfig 0.1.1, KSplash ML :: KSplash2K 1.0, KSplash ML 0.94.1, autorun-kde 0.5 and KLegacyconfig 0.5.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, May 23, 2002 (May 24, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: rio500 0.8.1, walk500 1.0, BananaPos v0.9.1pre-02.

  • Linux Weekly News for May 23, 2002 (May 24, 2002, 03:00)
    This week's LWN features: The War Requires Closed Source?; Software and Warranties; 2600 Case Appeal Denied.

  • Debian Weekly News - May 23rd, 2002 (May 24, 2002, 01:00)
    This week's news from the Debian Project.