Linux News for Apr 22, 2003
Tonight Live: The Battle Rages On, Plus JBoss on The Linux Show (Apr 22, 2003, 23:00)
"Tonight on the news: follow up to: the Battle over Open Source, more 'in search of Linux Laptops,' DARPA, and way more..."
mwvlug.org: HB 2892: A Bill That Just Won't Go Away (Apr 22, 2003, 22:00)
"Guess what? Thanks to all of you who have written and called,
this bill has not gone away. I thank each of you who have taken the
time to write or call your Representative or Senator in support of
PR: Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1 for Opteron Released (Apr 22, 2003, 21:00)
"MandrakeSoft today announced the immediate availability of
Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1 for the newly released AMD
Opteron processor..." Press release within.
DesktopLinux.com: Review: Photoshop Under Linux (Apr 22, 2003, 20:00)
"DesktopLinux.com previews... CrossOver Office 2.0 [Release
Candidate 1] from CodeWeavers that introduces support for Adobe
Photoshop, among other featured enhancements. Embedded Linux
support engineer, and former Adobe test engineer, Cal Erickson
gives the new release extensive testing..."
NewsForge: Review: SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.0 on AMD Opteron Hardware (Apr 22, 2003, 19:00)
"However, the latest release from SuSE focuses not on adding new
software features but on making Linux available on a brand new
hardware platform: the AMD Opteron. After taking the new system for
a spin, I'm pretty impressed..."
Linux Magazine: x86: The Next Generation (Apr 22, 2003, 17:30)
"Linux Magazine has seen the future, and it looks a lot like the
dual-Opteron-powered Newisys 2100 ECS server..."
OSAFoundation.org: Chandler 0.1 Available Immediately (Apr 22, 2003, 16:00)
Mitch Kapor's new PIM software is alpha released: "While we're
still very early in the design and implementation process, we
intend for this 0.1 release to make us a more fully open
Debian GNU/Linux Advisories: ircii, mime-support (Apr 22, 2003, 15:56)
Two security advisories from the Debian Project.
Gentoo Linux Advisory: snort (Apr 22, 2003, 15:54)
"The Sourcefire Vulnerability Research Team has learned of an
integer overflow in the Snort stream4 preprocessor used by the
Sourcefire Network Sensor product line..."
CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver Office 2.0 (Apr 22, 2003, 14:30)
CrossOver Office Version 2.0 is out, bringing the capability to
run (most of) Office XP, Photoshop 7, and MS Access to Linux
desktops, as well as double-byte language support.
LinuxHardware.org: Gaming and Linux in 2003 (Apr 22, 2003, 13:00)
"However, in recent days, Linux users have been getting more
titles than one would think, and many more are on the horizon for
later this year. Which games will be coming out? Who is releasing
them? Is this the start of something big...?"
osOpinion: Legislating Open Source (Apr 22, 2003, 11:30)
"One of the biggest obstacles to deployment of open source is
sheer inertia: One reason that a government agency might choose not
to deploy it is simple laziness on the part of its IT professionals
and decision makers..."
Tux Reports: Interview with Eagle Linux (Apr 22, 2003, 10:00)
"Mike Angelo took a few moments out of his hectic schedule to
answer a few of our questions about Eagle Linux..."
eServer Developer Domain: Application Development on Linux Power (Apr 22, 2003, 08:30)
"Deploying and developing your application on Linux for the IBM
pSeries and iSeries POWER platforms is similar to deploying and
developing on other Linux systems. In this article the similarities
and differences that you need to be aware of for the Linux POWER
systems are discussed..."
Wine HQ: Interview with Marcus Meissner (Apr 22, 2003, 07:00)
"Marcus Meissner's involvement with Wine stretches all the way
back to 1995. He's been responsible for significant contributions
including CUPS printing support, DirectDraw, and COM
JBoss.org: Why I Love Professional Open Source (Apr 22, 2003, 05:30)
Marc Fleury has published the "White," the second paper in his
"Blue, White, Red" series.
Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (April 21) (Apr 22, 2003, 05:00)
Community Roundup: This week's news from the
SEUL.org: Linux in Education Report #94 (Apr 22, 2003, 05:00)
Community Roundup: The latest news from the
Release Digest: GNOME, April 21, 2003 (Apr 22, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: gramps 0.9.1 and glame 1.0.0.
Release Digest: Distributions, April 21, 2003 (Apr 22, 2003, 05:00)
Today's distribution: LinuxInstall.org 3.0.
LinuxWorld: Time for a New Installation Paradigm, Parts 1 and 2 (Apr 22, 2003, 04:30)
"In Part 1, [Petreley] examined many (though not all) of the
problems with the current approaches to software-installation. This
time, we take a closer look at the technological considerations
behind one of the biggest issues for software-installation: shared
Slackware: Myths and Cliches (Apr 22, 2003, 02:30)
A Russian physicist debunks seven "myths" about Slackware, from
a newbie's point of view.
OfB.biz: ATI To Support XFree86 4.3 Soon (Apr 22, 2003, 01:00)
"With that reputation and ATI's recent offering of its first
proprietary GNU/Linux drivers, we were interested to see if a
follow-up driver was in store to provide compatibility with XFree86
4.3, which was released earlier this year..."