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Linux News for Dec 30, 2002

  • LinuxLookup: Using Your iPod Under Linux (Dec 30, 2002, 23:30)
    "While doing some research on the net for ways of utilizing my iPod under Linux, I came across a few different options..."

  • The Dravis Group: Linux, Inc. A Survey on Open Source Software (Dec 30, 2002, 22:00)
    The analysts in The Dravis Group have released their own findings on Linux: "We believe both Linux and open source software are changing the agendas of technology providers and users alike. Interest is global and, in some countries, the discussion of open source versus proprietary software has entered into the realm of political debate..."

  • LinuxPlanet: Admin Digest: Setting Up a SuSE 8.0 Linux DHCP Client (Dec 30, 2002, 20:30)
    "Enterprise businesses with their own IT staffs may have the knowledge and where-with-all to implement Linux in their organizartions, but what about the small-business owner who has to manage everything from buying pencils to setting up the network? The Admin Digest is a new series designed to address Linux solutions for people who have other things they can be doing with their time..."

  • Year-End 2002 Digest: More Recaps and Predictions (Dec 30, 2002, 19:00)
    "Continuing our compilation of Linux-related blurbs in the latest crop of year-end articles..."

  • NEAsia Online: Japan Backs Open Source Tech to Keep Competence in Digital Consumer Electronics (Dec 30, 2002, 16:00)
    "'An OS should be an open-source OS such as Linux and TRON, and semiconductors should have CPU-independent architecture, otherwise Japan will lose,' [Hidetaka Fukuda] said..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: bugzilla (Dec 30, 2002, 15:45)
    "A cross site scripting vulnerability has been reported for Bugzilla, a web-based bug tracking system..."

  • New York Times: Glass Panes and Software: Windows Name Is Challenged (Dec 30, 2002, 14:30)
    An update and recap of the Windows/Lindows leagal battle: "And an order by Judge John C. Coughenour, refusing Microsoft's plea for a temporary injunction against Lindows.com, suggests that Microsoft has a fight on its hands against a feisty start-up with fewer than 50 employees..." [Free registration required; alternate link provided within. -ed.]

  • The Age: Raising Top-Quality Rabble (Dec 30, 2002, 13:00)
    "If one were to tell anyone acquainted with Rick Moen that the word self-effacing can actually be used in conjunction with him, it is very likely that one would be met with a disbelieving stare..."

  • WorldTechTribune: What's in a Bug? (Dec 30, 2002, 11:30)
    "In hopes that you might believe that I am not just a mouthpiece of proprietary software development, I want to tell you about my experience in making, or rather attempting to make, Open Source software a better product for the world over..."

  • Tux Reports: Bluefish-gtk2 0.8 At A Glance (Dec 30, 2002, 10:00)
    [Bluefish] "features 'multiple file editor, multiple toolbars, custom menus, image and thumbnail dialogs, CSS dialogs, PHP, HTML, Java, C, and XML support, external program integration (tidy, weblint, make, javac), and lots of wizards...'"

  • KableNET.com: London Pushes E-government (Dec 30, 2002, 08:30)
    "The Greater London Authority is considering the use of open source software, a London wide e-services system and closer work with the private sector as it moves on with its e-government programme..."

  • OSNews: The Comeback of a Classic OS (Dec 30, 2002, 07:00)
    "Open Source projects such as OpenBeOS, BlueEyedOS, and Zeta, just to name a few, began working hard on making sure that the BeOS era continues to grow. The whole BeOS community is relying on these projects to make this happen..."

  • Reuters: Sendo Sues Microsoft (Dec 30, 2002, 05:30)
    "Privately owned Sendo may claim several hundred million dollars in damages, according to people familiar with the court proceedings..." In the meantime, Sendo has moved on to other open-source operating systems.

  • Release Digest: KDE, December 29, 2002 (Dec 30, 2002, 05:00)
    This holiday weekend's KDE apps: Atlantik :: Monopd 0.6.2, Qtstalker 0.15, Skylendar 1.1, KDE Pocket PC Contacts Import 0.5, Kemuconfig 0.1, Gambas 0.40, RPM Wizard 0.7rc1, Kamibroke 0.23, Knob Volume Control 1.0.1, Kooka 0.39, FacturaLUX 0.4, xxdiff 2.9.1, Process View Browser 1.2, Krusader 1.12beta1, UserInfo 0.2, KSocrat 3.01, Direct Connect 4 Linux 0.2rc4, REBECKA 0.9.12, PDF Importer for KOffice 0.2, k8k DR6, KMPlayer 0.4, Kisdndial 0.1.4, Kotitz 0.4.1, KSocrat 3.0.2, WAP11 Unix Configuration Utility 0.8, Qmmslog 0.2, krename 2.5.0, KLocate2 0.22.2, KLocate2 0.22, Kalculate 1.0, KMp3Indexer 1.2, Snort Monitor 1.1.1, Linux Drawing Viewer 0.99b, KSetiNux 1.4, Video4Linux Grab 0.2.2, LibChipCard :: KDE 0.7beta3, Kalzium 0.6.0, KLCC 2.0.3, Kolumns 0.3.1, Quantum GIS 0.0.8, Proc Viewer 0.5.1, XGMC 0.52, PDF Importer for KOffice 0.2b, KBarcode 1.1.2, and NokiaCmoN 0.0.0pre7.

  • Release Digest: GNU, December 29, 2002 (Dec 30, 2002, 05:00)
    This holiday weekend's GNU apps: The Electric VLSI Design System 6.07, Mailutils 0.2, GDB 5.3, and GNU Anubis 3.6.2.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, December 29, 2002 (Dec 30, 2002, 05:00)
    This holiday weekend's GNOME apps: GGV 1.99.97, GHex 1.99.90, Balsa 1.4.2, gtkmm 2.1.1, Terminal Server Client 0.86, GnomeQuran 0.2, Gnome Crontab Editor 0.0.3, pygtk-1.99.14, pyorbit-1.99.3, gnome-python-1.99.14, and gjots 0.8.

  • Release Digest: General, December 29, 2002 (Dec 30, 2002, 05:00)
    This holiday weekend's general app: flPhoto 1.0.

  • Kernel Traffic #197 by Zack Brown (Dec 30, 2002, 03:00)
    Community Roundup: The latest message traffic from the Linux kernel mailing list.

  • Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #72 (Dec 30, 2002, 03:00)
    Community Roundup: This week's summary: MandrakeSoft's Future, Multi-Network Firewall, Desktop Linux Summit, more.

  • PostgreSQL Weekly News - December 25th 2002 (Dec 30, 2002, 01:00)
    Community Roundup: The latest news from the PostgreSQL Project.