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Developer Linux News for Nov 25, 2000

  • Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.0test11ac4 (Nov 25, 2000, 22:12)

  • Linux Magazine: Installing Helix GNOME 1.2 (Nov 25, 2000, 20:05)
    "There are two ways of obtaining and installing Helix GNOME. The first method is to run the go-gnome script, which will automagically connect to the Helixcode web site using the textmode lynx browser and install everything you want from that site onto your system. The other way of getting Helix GNOME is the good old-fashioned manual installation method."

  • Linux Magazine: PartitionMagic Review: A Great Divide (Nov 25, 2000, 18:05)
    "If you've already set up a dual-boot system and need to reallocate space or change file systems without losing data, PartitionMagic is the puppy of choice. Resizing the partitions on a Win 98/Red Hat Linux system that was already heavily configured -- without losing data -- was a breeze with PM."

  • Midgard Weekly Summary, 23rd of November, 2000 (#52) (Nov 25, 2000, 16:38)
    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.

  • 32BitsOnline: Faxing from Linux: Communicado FAX (Nov 25, 2000, 13:32)
    "Featuring an address book and support for multiple inbound and outbound lines, the product is complemented by a built-in FAX viewer, fax forwarding, broadcasting and reporting."

  • Linux Magazine: Eazel on Down the Road (Nov 25, 2000, 12:40)
    "What was the reason for choosing to work on the GNOME rather than the KDE windowing environment? ... I think that GNOME has a better architecture when it comes to the component model, which is very important to what we're doing with Nautilus. But beyond that, KDE seemed to be trying to clone Windows. That was unappealing to me."

  • Metatheme 0.5.0 released (Nov 25, 2000, 00:29)
    "Metatheme provides a way for users to save and restore snapshots of their system's current theme configuration. This allows one-click simultaneous changing of background image, Gtk+ theme, Sawfish window manager theme, and so forth."