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Developer Linux News for Feb 19, 2001

  • GamesMania: Dusk Delivers on MUD Traditions (Feb 19, 2001, 19:06)
    "Dusk is an open source title and unlike most recent massively multiplayer titles, there aren't any subscription fees to play. Tom Weingarten, inspired by a love of text multi-user dungeons, decided to create his own on-line world that combined the best elements of the entertaining MUD genre with an easy-to-use graphical display - something that has been hard to come by in the MUD community."

  • ResExcellence: Installing the latest KDE 2.1 (Feb 19, 2001, 16:06)
    "This weekend, I did a new install of LinuxPPC 2000 Q4 on a Wallstreet Powerbook and used the opportunity to document the steps needed to upgrade to KDE2.1"

  • LinuxPlanet: Preview: Kapital, Personal Finance for Linux (Feb 19, 2001, 15:59)
    One of the biggest holes in the Linux application field is a true replacement for Intuit's Quicken personal-finance manager. That gap should close shortly, thanks to theKompany's impending release of Kapital, a personal-finance manager that emulates the leading functions of Quicken for the Linux user. Dennis E. Powell previews.

  • GAIM 0.11.0-pre4 Instant Messaging Client [Review] (Feb 19, 2001, 15:07)
    "At first glance, GAIM is merely a clone of AOL's instant messenger. While it does provide the majority of the functionality of AIM, GAIM adds much, much more."

  • Linux Magazine: Roundup of Web Site Tools (Feb 19, 2001, 14:11)
    "The systems we looked at included both open source projects (such as PHP and Zope), as well as commercial products (such as Chili!Soft ASP and IBM's WebSphere). They allow Web developers to add dynamic content, document management, and interactivity to their Web sites."

  • Announcing the Lander1 Programming Contest (Feb 19, 2001, 13:11)
    Think you're the hottest programmer around and just oozing with The Right Stuff? If so, here's your chance to prove it and win some serious prizes in the process.

  • Linux Gazette: Linux On Your Desktop: Multimedia (Feb 19, 2001, 12:42)
    "Many people still have the impression that Linux is about servers and typing commands in console. Well, that isn't all; Linux is being used on the desktop more and more. Why ? Here are some reasons."

  • Salon: Life, liberty and the pursuit of free software (Feb 19, 2001, 12:08)
    "Microsoft says open-source software is un-American. Has the company completely lost its mind?"

  • Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.1-ac18 (Feb 19, 2001, 04:24)