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Developer Linux News for Feb 21, 2001

  • LinuxPR: HTMLDOC 1.8.11 Now Available (Feb 21, 2001, 22:54)
    "The new release offers full justification of text as well as other new features and bug fixes."

  • LinuxPR: Vector Linux v1.8 now has online credit card capabilities (Feb 21, 2001, 22:48)
    "Now the ease of online transactions for our valued clients."

  • This week on perl5-porters (13--19 Feb 2001) (Feb 21, 2001, 22:44)
    perl5-porters is the main development list for Perl

  • Kernel Cousin Samba #40 (Feb 21, 2001, 22:04)
    Samba is an open source software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients.

  • Advogato: CVS mixed-tagging for massive Open Source Project Management (Feb 21, 2001, 20:58)
    "You think this isn't a problem? That's because your project is too small. Wait a few years, you'll find out what I'm talking about."

  • LinuxPower: Talking with Miguel de Icaza of Ximian about GNOME (Feb 21, 2001, 20:29)
    "We want to see GNOME succeed in providing an alternative to the MS Windows© platform. Basically, we want to bring the power of free software to the mainstream users."

  • Sander Vesik: New snapshot released from (Feb 21, 2001, 18:21)
    "The code should build out of the box on the three "standard" platforms - Linux/x86, Solaris/sparc and win32/x86 - as well as on Linux/ppc and Solaris/x86. Work on porting to several platforms is ongoing and the ports will probably see code improvements in the OO619B timeline. All hands are welcome to porting and port testing. The tree contains non-completed support for IRIX, Tru64, NetBSD/sparc, FreeBSD and Linux/ARM."

  • Ximian Red Carpet Beta Released (Feb 21, 2001, 12:40)
    Ximian has released a beta of its Red Carpet graphical package management tool. Download information and FAQ within.

  • Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.1-ac20 (Feb 21, 2001, 08:33)

  • Tcl-URL! for February 20, 2001 (Feb 21, 2001, 07:24)
    Tcl (Tool Command Language) is used by over half a million developers worldwide and has become a critical component in thousands of corporations. It has a simple and programmable syntax and can be either used as a standalone application or embedded in application programs. Best of all, Tcl is open source so it's completely free.

  • Kernel Cousin Gimp #32 By Cris Flagg (Feb 21, 2001, 02:57)
    Newsletter of the Gimp developers' mailing list prepared by Cris Flagg. The Gimp is a high-end, open-source graphics application which competes with Adobe Photoshop.

  • Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Feb 20) (Feb 21, 2001, 01:35)
    "Python is an open source, interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language."

  • OpenNMS Update v2.8 (Feb 21, 2001, 00:47)
    The mission of is to build the world's best Internet infrastructure management system with the assistance of the open source community and to make it free and open.

  • The InNOTvators (Feb 21, 2001, 00:04)
    "Vincent David's lonely quest to protect an innovative world from the clutches of free software."