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Developer Linux News for Oct 25, 2000

  • Enterprise Linux Today: Linux Wide Area Network, WAN, Communication Systems Now Freely Available (Oct 25, 2000, 22:20)
    "The Software Group Limited releases synchronous PCI and Compact PCI bus adapter software to the public domain under the GPL."

  • ZDNet: Office Politics (Oct 25, 2000, 21:28)
    "In dumping AbiWord in favor of OpenOffice, is the GNOME world listening too hard to the sound of money?"

  • Midgard Weekly Summary, 25th of October, 2000 (#50) (Oct 25, 2000, 20:46)
    Midgard is a freely-available Web application development and publishing platform based on the popular PHP scripting language. It is an Open Source development project.

  • LinuxPR: PMfax for Linux is Released (Oct 25, 2000, 19:51)
    "PMfax for Linux runs on all popular Linux distributions... The free PMfax Lite product supports fax sending and receiving with fax modems, and it also provides the features of a simple voice answering machine if your modem supports voice commands."

  • AllLinuxDevices: Weekly Roundup: October 25, 2000 (Oct 25, 2000, 19:48)
    The Weekly Roundup is a summary of the most interesting items that came across the wire on AllLinuxDevices. This week: get Python running on your iPAQ, take a look at the new Bayonne homepage, consider the case for embedded *BSD, and anxiously await the promised arrival of the Agenda (they have six days to deliver!)

  • SF Gate: World Domination 2000; .NET and the familiar new face of Microsoft (Oct 25, 2000, 17:53)
    "Now Gates seems to speak of .NET, with its multi-environment, network-delivered programming model, as a platform itself, distinct from Windows. And with a reported 80% of Microsoft R&D resources now going to .NET, it sounds like Windows loses. Little wonder, then, that Microsoft's new strategy seems so closely to resemble Sun Microsystems' strategy of the last decade."

  • OpenNMS Update v1.31 (Oct 25, 2000, 06:05) is an open source project developing next-generation network and system management software.

  • InfoWorld: Sun says Java moving toward full open source (Oct 25, 2000, 00:25)
    "We're not adverse to full open source [for Java]. It's really what is the right model for that open source and where that model is for that life cycle."

  • ZDNet: Kopernicus: Linux made easy (Oct 25, 2000, 00:16)
    "The K Desktop Environment (KDE) 2.0 product -- aka Kopernicus -- is designed to make Linux and Unix desktops easier to use."