Linux News for Jul 19, 2002
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 Released
(Jul 19, 2002, 23:31)
"The Debian Project is pleased to announce the release of Debian
GNU/Linux version 3.0..." Press release within.
Release Digest: GNOME, July 19, 2002 (Jul 19, 2002, 23:30)
Today's GNOME apps: Glade-- 1.1.1b and meld-0.4.
Release Digest: KDE, July 19, 2002 (Jul 19, 2002, 23:30)
Today's KDE apps: KFish 0.9, Proc Viewer 0.3.1, KKBSwitch 1.1,
and Gwenview 0.14.3.
dev.perl.org: Perl 5.8.0 Release Announcement
(Jul 19, 2002, 22:00)
"Perl 5.8.0 is a major new release of the Perl 5 language. It
incorporates all development and maintenance changes since the last
major release, 5.6.0, including all the changes of the maintenance
Turbolinux Denies Rumors of Collapse (Jul 19, 2002, 21:24)
Turbolinux has issued strong denials that it is about to
collapse, but has acknowledged that they have had "to take
immediate action to restructure our US operations."
LinuxWorld: Xfce, Icewm & Enlightenment Compared (Jul 19, 2002, 20:30)
"Xfce is mostly a CDE clone, I recommend Icewm to those
comfortable with the Windows 9x taskbar, Enlightenment runs quite
fast & is stable, but I'm appalled by the garish look of the
Wired.com: Linux: Xbox Got More Than Game (Jul 19, 2002, 19:00)
"The Xbox Linux Project -- comprising programmers in Germany,
the United States and the United Kingdom -- began hacking a Linux
operating system that would work with the game system, which now
costs under $200..."
KernelTrap: What's Left to Merge by 2.6? (Jul 19, 2002, 16:00)
A discussion thread on what may lies ahead for Linux kernel
SuSE: All Well at UnitedLinux (Jul 19, 2002, 15:22)
"While emphatically refusing to comment on any rumors regarding
its partner in UnitedLinux, representatives from SuSE Linux did
issue a brief comment today regarding how any possible change in
Turbolinux's status would effect UnitedLinux..."
A Look at Kernel Cousins and KDE Myths (Jul 19, 2002, 14:30)
So just who are those people who put together those Kernel
Cousins posted here on Linux Today? For that matter, what in the
world is a Kernel Cousin? The answers lie within, as well as a look
at one compiler's efforts to set the record straight on KDE.
Crossnodes: Audit Your LAN Before the Bad Guys Do with nmap (Jul 19, 2002, 13:00)
nmap gives you the chance to 'audit your network before the bad
guys do.' Carla Schroder examines the best network exploration tool
and security scanner you'll ever use.
OSNews: Review of Gentoo Linux 1.2 (Jul 19, 2002, 11:00)
"There have been many articles as of late about the so called
'source' distributions of Linux. Articles about 'rpm hell' and how
to get out of it. While I have been using Red Rat since the first
release (and do have some things for and against it) there is no
distribution that will please all of the people all of the time.
Then again, that is what makes an OS like Linux nice, in my
opinion. Choices. Today, Gentoo Linux is my choice..."
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #51 (Jul 19, 2002, 09:00)
This Week's Summary: Mandrake/Microtel systems at WalMart.com;
Mandrake in the News; Financial Corner; Latest MandrakeClub
Activities; Business Case of the Week; Software Updates; more.
Gnuheter: Nick Moffitt on Crackmonkey, GNU and Bill Gates (Jul 19, 2002, 07:00)
"[Nick Moffitt] keeps showing up at mailing lists and in any
context where the GNU might be mentioned. Moffitt is always rather
militant, but never boring..."
Release Digest: KDE, July 18, 2002 (Jul 19, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: EDK 0.1.0, Ksetiwatch 2.5.0, KYatzy2000 0.2,
Protux 0.14.0, and KmusicdB 0.9.0beta1.
Release Digest: General, July 18, 2002 (Jul 19, 2002, 05:00)
Today's General app: MimerDesk 1.5.3.
Release Digest: GNOME, July 18, 2002 (Jul 19, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: gob2 2.0.1, Glade-- 1.1.1, GtkGLExt 0.4.0,
and GtkGLExtmm 0.0.1.
LinuxHardware.org: System of the Year X2: Part One (Jul 19, 2002, 03:00)
"Well the time has finally come for us to unveil the dual
processor system of the year, from this point on dubbed X2. This
article will be the first in a series that will outline what
components should go into the system of the year..."
LinuxGram: Reports Circulate that Turbolinux has Collapsed (Jul 19, 2002, 01:21)
LinuxGram is citing multiple, yet anonymous, sources that
indicate that Turbolinux may have completely shut down. As
confirmation/new information comes in, Linux Today will get that
out as soon as possible.
Update: Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19rc2-ac2 (Jul 19, 2002, 01:20)
Changelog, link within. [Alan Cox has re-posted a quick
bug-fix release on the heels of this afternoon's release of
Linux Orbit: LUG Support Program Launched (Jul 19, 2002, 01:00)
New and existing LUGs take note: LinuxOrbit is offering services
to all you LUGs out there...