Linux News for Jul 01, 2002
Linux Journal: Setting Up an Old 386 on Your Home Network (Jul 01, 2002, 23:30)
"...[W]hen I told my wife that I had used MS software to get her
system connected, she was not amused at all and demanded that I use
open-source software only. It did not sway her when I explained
that she was already running MS-DOS. Her reasoning was that MS-DOS
was written before MS became the evil empire, so it was
ServerWatch: June 2002 Netcraft Survey Highlights (Jul 01, 2002, 22:00)
"The Netcraft Web Server Survey is a survey of Web Server
software usage on the Internet. Netcraft received responses to its
June 2002 survey from 38,807,788 sites. This is an increase from
May's 37,574,105 and is not only the first increase since February,
but also exceed February's peak of 38,444,856..."
EE Times: Embedded Linux Quandary: What Price for a Free OS? (Jul 01, 2002, 20:30)
"'Without a doubt, embedded Linux is of real interest to
developers in multiple market sectors,' said Paul Zorfass, senior
analyst for International Data Corp./FTI (Framingham, Mass.).
'Whether that will translate to big business isn't clear
LinuxPR: The Free Standards Group Announces LSB Certification Program
(Jul 01, 2002, 19:00)
"Third-party Certification by The Open Group Will Ensure Highest
Possible Compliance to the Linux Standard Base (LSB)"
Linux and Main: Opera Signs Deal with Red China (Jul 01, 2002, 17:30)
"Opera Software has entered into an agreement with China's
RedFlag to provide an embedded browser for use in the Chinese
Linuxnewbie.org Gets Facelift (Jul 01, 2002, 16:00)
Sister site Linuxnewbie.org was renovated this weekend, with a
new forum system implemented and fresher content added.
O'Reilly.net: The Strange Case of the Disappearing Open Source Vendors (Jul 01, 2002, 13:00)
"In the summer of 2002, though, the story is much more sober.
The dot-com boom has ended, the VCs and the stock market are in
retreat, and of all the much-hyped open source companies, only a
few are left..."
LinuxWorld: Why KDE Applications Have a Bright Desktop Future (Jul 01, 2002, 11:00)
" Despite his personal preference for GNOME/GTK and the
shortcomings of current KDE applications, Nicholas Petreley
explains why KDE/Qt developers are likely to outbattle GNOME/GTK
developers in the quest for mainstream desktop applications..."
[Last in a series.]
DesktopLinux.com: wIndependence Day 2002 (Jul 01, 2002, 10:00)
""DesktopLinux.com has proclaimed July 4th, 2002 to be the first
annual wIndependence Day..."
Kernel Traffic #173 by Zack Brown (Jul 01, 2002, 09:00)
The latest message traffic from the Linux kernel mailing
Kernel Cousin GNUe #35 (Jul 01, 2002, 08:00)
The latest news from the GNUe project.
PR: Second Annual Debian Conference Begins July 5 (Jul 01, 2002, 07:00)
"The 2nd Annual Debian Conference is set to start this coming
Friday at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada..."
PR: Portland LUG: Software Freedom Day - July 4th (Jul 01, 2002, 06:00)
How to host your own Software Freedom Day party...
PR: Loads of Linux Links (LoLL) Released (Jul 01, 2002, 05:01)
LoLL is a "GPLed database and software to generate a website
with 3000+ subject-classified and searchable Linux links for all
levels of Linux users..."
Release Digest: GNOME, June 30, 2002 (Jul 01, 2002, 05:00)
This weekend's GNOME apps: CVSGnome Build Script 0.2.3, David
1.0.2, File Roller 1.108, and Guikachu 1.3.0.
Release Digest: KDE, July 1, 2002 (Jul 01, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: KRunning 0.1.1, Kgpg 0.1, KSendFax 3.0.0, and
Release Digest: KDE, June 30, 2002 (Jul 01, 2002, 05:00)
This weekend's KDE apps: SigmaPi Neural Network Simulator 0.9,
lignumCAD 0.0, Avifile 0.7.8.20020627, KSquares 0.1, GuardDog
1.9.16, KAlarm2 0.7.1, CUViewer 3.5d, KAcpi 0.5pre6, KLassie 1.23,
Kwave 0.6.4, KMovisto 0.3.0, and KBarcode 0.4.