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Developer Linux News for Oct 29, 2000

  • Stefan Westerfeld: KDE2.1 multimedia planning (2000-10-29 18:49:51)
    "I think as we have done for KDE2.0, we should again have a rough plan what we want for 2.1 in the multimedia department. So here is something discuss. Any comments appreciated."

  • LinuxWorld: Tips on reiserfs - How to install the file system (2000-10-29 17:21:31)
    "Reiserfs is a journaling file system that is purportedly more efficient at handling many small files than the de facto standard ext2fs file system and just as efficient as ext2fs in other cases."

  • InfoWorld: What makes a useful user interface? (2000-10-29 16:28:32)
    "...most Linux setups do a nice job of accounting for both new and experienced users. I like having the flexibility to choose advanced setup and configuration so that I can avoid annoying routines that waste my time."

  • O'Reilly Network: An Introduction to Webmin (2000-10-29 15:34:31)
    "Admit it: When you think of using pretty GUI administrative utilities, Unix is usually not the first operating system that springs to mind."

  • About.com: Kernel Testing (2000-10-29 14:45:13)
    "Development kernels can be unstable, and compiling and installing your own kernel isn't a task for absolute Linux novices. Before working with the 2.4 kernel series, be sure to create and maintain backups of your data."

  • Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.2.18pre18 (2000-10-29 05:31:28)
    "Treat this one with care. The LRU corruption fix is one of those 'clearly right but makes a mess if its not so clear as it seems' kind of fixes."