Linux News for Jan 27, 2003
EnGarde Secure Linux Advisories: MySQL, MySQL-client, MySQL-shared, fetchmail-ssl (Jan 27, 2003, 23:55)
Two security advisories from Guardian Digital.
KDE WebCity: What is this Silly Adopt-a-Geek Thing? (Jan 27, 2003, 23:00)
KDE Developer Scott Wheeler is trying a new approach to getting
some KDE developers the tools they need to do their work. Details
ZDNet: Why Microsoft Was Right About Linux (Jan 27, 2003, 22:00)
"However with the passage of years, it's clear that--whatever
the original motivation--Microsoft's strategists had more insight
into Linux than most of the critics..."
Baseline: Will Linux, Intel Put out Sun's Lights? (Jan 27, 2003, 20:00)
"As big customers see big gains from dropping Sun servers and
Solaris for Linux on Intel, Sun is finally shifting its strategy to
software. Is it too late...?"
ZDNet Australia: Interview with Alan Cox (Jan 27, 2003, 19:00)
"One of the head programmers behind Linux, Alan Cox talks
exclusively to Builder Australia about the uptake of Linux,
Microsoftâ€™s plans to share it's source code and
his Linux predictions..."
Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: noffle (Jan 27, 2003, 18:59)
"Dan Jacobson noticed a problem in noffle, an offline news
server, that leads to a segmentation fault..."
.Orgs React to LinuxWorld Changes (Jan 27, 2003, 18:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "Buttonholed in the .org
Pavilion at the end of the show, some attendees said they saw big
changes afoot. Nobody quite agreed, though, over just what was
ExtremeTech: LinuxWorld: The State of the Linux Desktop, Part II (Jan 27, 2003, 16:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "I bumped into a few
unexpected surprises--Emperor Linux, the OSEF and a couple of
others. And I landed a juicy tidbit about a possible Aqua port of
atNewYork.com: Is Linux Ready for Financial Services? (Jan 27, 2003, 14:30)
LinuxWorld Expo: "Are Linux-based open source
operating systems ready for Wall Street? As with most answers from
the financial services world, that depends..."
LinuxPlanet: LinuxWorld Expo New Haven for Corporate Users, Vendors (Jan 27, 2003, 13:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "The end of the Linux as a
geek-oriented operating system has officially arrived. This change
has been coming for quite a while and it was confirmed last week
during the LinuxWorld Expo in Manhattan. Is it a joyous occasion or
a requiem for the beanbag chairs?" Brian Proffitt reports.
internetnews.com: LinuxWorld: It's All About Customers (Jan 27, 2003, 11:30)
LinuxWorld Expo: "These days, as Linux
continues to gain traction in the enterprise, the show is more
about how vendors can help customers leverage the platform to
streamline infrastructure requirements and lower total cost of
Linux and Main: Notes from LinuxWorld Conference and Expo (Jan 27, 2003, 10:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "The 'wow factor' was
definitely absent from the 2003 LWCE, but is it present anywhere
else in the industry?"
CNET News: UnitedLinux Builds Developers' Toolkit (Jan 27, 2003, 08:30)
LinuxWorld Expo: "UnitedLinux has launched
programs to spur developer support amid signs that the open-source
operating system is gaining backing from computing industry
Australian IT: Linus on Linux (Jan 27, 2003, 07:00)
Linux.conf.au: Linus Torvalds on missing
LinuxWorld, release 2.6, and meeting and greeting in Oz.
Siliconvalley.internet.com: Lindows.com Trademark Suit Goes to Jury (Jan 27, 2003, 05:30)
"The United States District Court in Seattle Friday said it will
let a jury decide a landmark trademark infringement case brought
forward by Microsoft..."
Release Digest: KDE, January 26, 2003 (Jan 27, 2003, 05:00)
This weekend's KDE apps: Kpcomp 0.8, KuickShow 0.8.5, Design
Recovery Tool 0.2.3, EDK 0.4.0, imgSeek 0.6.1, Kidthree 0.2, K68
0.1, KGamma 1.0.1, Xpertmud 3.0beta1, PixiePlus 0.5.3, KMouseTool
1.11, imgSeek 0.6.2, UML Modeller 1.1.1, KImg2mpg 1.0RC3, RPM
Wizard 0.7, KBabel 1.1, Space Hulk 1.1.6, On-Screen Menu 1.0,
Kamikaze 0.0.3, and KZap 0.2.
Release Digest: GNOME, January 26, 2003 (Jan 27, 2003, 05:00)
This weekend's GNOME apps: CVSGnome Build Script 0.3.9, Grot13
184.108.40.206, gtkVUMeter gtk+-2.0-0.2, Dr. Genius 0.8.2, Gnome-Media
2.2.0, and GDM 220.127.116.11.
Kernel Traffic #202 by Zack Brown (Jan 27, 2003, 03:00)
Community Roundup: The latest message traffic
from the Linux kernel mailing list.
Mono Weekly News (January 22, 2003) (Jan 27, 2003, 01:00)
Community Roundup: The latest news from the