Linux News for Dec 31, 2002
ZDNet UK: The Year Ahead: Linux Continues to Push for the Desktop (Dec 31, 2002, 23:30)
"The open-source operating system is making slow progress onto
the desktop, but recent developments could mean it is there to
CNET News: Year in Review: Open Source (Dec 31, 2002, 22:00)
CNET News has put together their own collection of important
Open Source headlines in 2002.
Year-End 2002 Digest: Wrapping Up (Dec 31, 2002, 20:30)
"More blurbs from year-end wrap-up stories that at least
mentioned Linux in passing..."
ZDNet UK: Open Source and Sun Save Christmas (Dec 31, 2002, 19:00)
"Have you ever wondered what operating system Santa would use in
the North Pole? ZDNet asked Sun, Microsoft, Lindows, Red Hat and
Apple to pitch to Santa for a new operating system that would make
his operations more efficient..."
internetnews.com: Bugzilla Bug Squashed (Dec 31, 2002, 17:30)
"A potentially-dangerous security bug has been detected in
Bugzilla, a popular open-source bug-tracking software run by the
USA Today: McNealy: Sun Won't Go Down on His Company (Dec 31, 2002, 16:00)
"'Linux isn't a market. It's a crankshaft, a widget,' scoffs
McNealy, using an analogy befitting the son of a former American
Motors vice chairman..."
Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: dhcpcd (Dec 31, 2002, 15:45)
"A malicious administrator of the regular or an untrusted DHCP
server may execute any command with root privileges on the DHCP
client machine by sending the command enclosed in shell
metacharacters in one of the options provided by the DHCP
PHP.net: PHP 4.3.0 Released (Dec 31, 2002, 14:30)
The PHP developers are pleased to announce the immediate
availability of PHP 4.3.0, the latest version of this widely used
Linux Journal: Free Software at Rosenzweig and Maffia (Dec 31, 2002, 13:00)
"The New York Linux Scene isn't just about freedom and fair use.
Here's how members are putting Linux to work at a Manhattan CPA
Sudhian Media: The Shuttle XPC and Linux Revolution [Parts I & II] (Dec 31, 2002, 11:00)
"One of the most significant manufacturers to recognize and
exploit this emerging trend has been Shuttle, with the launch and
growth of their Shuttle XPC small form factor computing
developerWorks: RTF on the Server (Dec 31, 2002, 08:00)
"Office workers habitually exchange documents encoded in
Microsoft Word .DOC format. An abundance of open-source tools make
it feasible to automate management of their content..."
Kernel Traffic #198 by Zack Brown (Dec 31, 2002, 05:00)
Community Roundup: The latest message traffic
from the Linux kernel mailing list.
Release Digest: KDE, December 30, 2002 (Dec 31, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: RLPlot 0.96b, KMPlayer 0.5, Q-Game 0.1, and
Release Digest: GNOME, December 30, 2002 (Dec 31, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNOME app: Sticky Keys.
LinuxDevices: Embedding Debian GNU/Linux in a 32MB CompactFlash (Dec 31, 2002, 03:00)
"OpenBrick is a new kind of low-cost fan-less small computer
targeting the Open Source / Free Software community, mainly Linux,
FreeBSD, and OpenBSD..."
TinyMinds.org: Interview with the Gnomemeeting Team (Dec 31, 2002, 01:00)
"We put the Gnomemeeting team in the Interview Chair to find out
what, and who is behind the program..."