Linux News for Jul 31, 2002
Conectiva Linux Advisory: openssl (Feb 25, 2003, 13:59)
"In an upcoming paper, Brice Canvel (EPFL), Alain Hiltgen (UBS),
Serge Vaudenay (EPFL), and Martin Vuagnoux (EPFL, Ilion) describe
and demonstrate a timing-based attack on CBC ciphersuites in SSL
LinuxWorld: Ion a Not-Too Minimalist Window Manager (Jul 31, 2002, 22:00)
"Unfortunately, none of the minimalist window managers did
everything I wanted them to do in a way that was easy enough to
grasp, but powerful enough to let me work the way I like. That is,
until now. So far, Ion has delivered everything I like in a window
ZDNet Australia: Pogo Linux 1U: The Jack-Of-All-Trades Server (Jul 31, 2002, 20:30)
"In this Daily Feature, I'll open the hood of this beast. You'll
see that it's a great choice for small to midsize companies looking
for a server with room to grow..."
Linux Orbit: Building a Custom Kernel for Debian HOWTO (Jul 31, 2002, 19:00)
"In this article, we'll show you how to configure and install a
custom kernel 'the Debian way...'"
Conectiva Linux Advisory: openssl (Jul 31, 2002, 18:56)
"While conducting a security review of OpenSSL under the DARPA
CHATS program, A.L Digital and The Bunker found some buffer
overflow vulnerabilities in OpenSSL prior to (and including)
versions 0.9.6e and 0.9.7-beta2 (development)..."
Salon.com: Same Job. Different Cubicle (Jul 31, 2002, 17:30)
"With the promise of stock riches now a distant dream, VA
Linux's former programmers keep the open-source faith..."
Linux Journal: Bill 1609 Will Be Good for Peru's Economy: An Open Letter (Jul 31, 2002, 16:00)
"As a US citizen and taxpayer, I am outraged by reports of the
behavior and actions of our former ambassador to Peru, John R.
Hamilton, in interfering with the passage of Bill 1609 by the
ZDNet: Who Gave Microsoft Control of Your IT Costs? You Did (Jul 31, 2002, 14:30)
David Berlind practices tough love on all those IT staffers who
are now facing Microsoft's July 31 Software Assurance licensing
deadline today. While he does not endorse open source per
se, the article does provide arguments against using
proprietary technology and standards.
Business 2.0: The Best Things in Tech Are Free (Jul 31, 2002, 13:00)
Business 2.0 delivers a primer article on the whos, whats, and
whys of the open source/free software IT arena.
Tcl-URL! Weekly Tcl News and Links (July 30) (Jul 31, 2002, 09:00)
All the latest news from the Tcl world.
Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (July 30) (Jul 31, 2002, 09:00)
This week's news from the Python-URL! Project.
New Brazilian Online Magazine Launches (Jul 31, 2002, 07:00)
The Brazilian free project LinuxSecurity Brasil has announced
the first edition of its online publication, LinuxSecurity
Magazine. More info within.
Release Digest: GNOME, July 30, 2002 (Jul 31, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: GGV 1.99.9, gnome-panel 2.0.3, gnome-session
2.0.3, gnome-desktop 2.0.4, GtkGLExt 0.4.1, gtkglextmm 0.4.1, File
Roller 2.0.0, and Mono 0.13.
Release Digest: KDE, July 30, 2002 (Jul 31, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE app: Quanta Plus 3.0pr1.
Debian Weekly News - July 30th, 2002 (Jul 31, 2002, 03:00)
The latest news from the Debian Project.
Linux Interactive: Linux as a Desktop (Jul 31, 2002, 01:00)
"I still believe Linux is on the right path and the Ximian and
GNOME projects, along with KDE, are working wonders (compared to
when I first used Linux [four years] ago)..."