Linux News for Feb 28, 2004
eWeek: Open Software, Secure Software (Feb 28, 2004, 10:00)
"Even experts can disagree... Steven Vaughan-Nichols thinks the
open-source approach does lead to more secure software..."
What PC?: What Next for Novell? (Feb 28, 2004, 08:30)
"What do you see as the main thrust of Novell's European
operations going forward...?"
Toronto Star: Ballmer Chuckles Over Linux Woes (Feb 28, 2004, 07:00)
"Steve Ballmer, chief executive of Microsoft Corp., appears to
take delight in the troubles that Munich is having as it switches
14,000 city computers from Windows to a rival Linux operating
LXer: Mozilla Foundation Rallies Supporters to Take Back the Web (Feb 28, 2004, 05:30)
"'We're going to set a course for what we think are the most
important things to be doing over the next few quarters to take our
development to the next level...'"
LinuxWorld: "Open Source Fund" Proposed at EDGE 2004 in Boston (Feb 28, 2004, 04:00)
"How about an Open Source Fund, as a means to redistribute
wealth from the commercial to the non-commercial side of the
CNET News: Microsoft Considering Update Dubbed 'XP Reloaded' (Feb 28, 2004, 03:00)
"Delaying Longhorn could further benefit Linux, considered the
chief threat to the dominance of Windows, said RedMonk analyst
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.4-rc1 (Feb 28, 2004, 02:00)
Changelog, links within.
ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Shopping for Peace of Mind at the SCO Store (Feb 28, 2004, 01:00)
"With Zen-like calm (or Jason-like implacability), SCO asserts
that the IBM suit will not settle the issue of whether SCO's code
is really in Linux or not..."
Editor's Note: Diagnosing the Linux Body (Feb 28, 2004, 00:00)
You have a problem with a Linux app. If you're Eric Raymond, you
write an article about it. For the rest of us, fixing said problem
is usually pretty simple... if we can just figure out where the
problem actually lies.
Release Digest: KDE, February 27, 2004 (Feb 28, 2004, 00:00)
Today's KDE apps: Kbioritmi 0.4, MusE - midi/audio sequencer
0.6.3, kdsl 0.3 beta, Light Hawk 0.6, and LinkStatus 0.1b1.
Release Digest: GNOME, February 27, 2004 (Feb 28, 2004, 00:00)
Today's GNOME apps: Qalculate! 0.4.1, gcalctool 4.3.48,
Process-translation 1.9.4, GStreamer 0.7.5, GStreamer Plugins
0.7.5, and GStreamer FFmpeg 0.7.1.
DistroWatch: Distributions: February 27, 2004 (Feb 28, 2004, 00:00)
Today's distribution: GNUstep Live CD 0.2.