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Developer Linux News for Feb 27, 2001

  • Java Mania: An Interview With Richard Dale (Feb 27, 2001, 23:29)
    "One of the most exciting things to arrive was a very large commit to the kdebindings module (used for bindings between KDE's C++ code and other programing languages) which added bindings for the KDE and Qt libraries to the well known Java language. The author of the code, Richard Dale, has kindly agreed to answer some questions so that readers of the Dot can get up to speed with this new addition to KDE."

  • LinuxPR: Two new products on Linux+Mac+Windows drive new business model for Appgen Software (Feb 27, 2001, 21:35)
    "With the release of Appgen Accounting for Small Business and MyBooks, the company will begin to sell prepackaged products directly to consumers of business and personal finance software."

  • LinuxWorld: The Lin-Win network toolkit (Feb 27, 2001, 20:53)
    "Ethereal is a packet capture and analysis tool that can display the smallest detail of a large and ever increasing number protocols."

  • Corel: Linux Spinoff Still in the Works ; French, German, Int'l English Editions of Corel LinuxOS Available (Feb 27, 2001, 18:54)
    In its latest newsletter, Corel has confirmed the widely-reported spinoff of its Linux division and announced the availability of the second edition of Corel LINUX OS in French, German, and International English versions.

  • LinuxPlanet: The StartX Files: Seeing Linux Without Sight (Feb 27, 2001, 16:47)
    If you can't see the computer, you can't use the computer, right? Wrong. In this week's column, Brian Proffitt explores the world of Linux for the blind, covering the Blinux project, Emacspeak, and SuSE's Braille-display supporting installer.

  • DebianPlanet: apt-get moo (Feb 27, 2001, 15:11)
    "...APT will incorporate a pinning feature. This will to allow users for the first time to easily install packages from another tree different from the one that is installed on their box. For example, apt-get install mozilla/unstable will installs unstable's version of mozilla onto a testing or stable system."

  • eZ publish 2.0 nearing completion, beta 3 released (Feb 27, 2001, 14:35)
    Numerous fixes and enhancements added as work wraps up on eZ publish 2.0.

  • Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.2-ac5 (Feb 27, 2001, 07:45)

  • LinuxPR: New KDE Desktop Ready for the Enterprise (Feb 27, 2001, 07:44)
    "KDE Ships Leading Desktop with Advanced Web Browser for Linux and Other UNIXes."

  • Binary Freedom: Vorbis Recombinant (Feb 27, 2001, 07:30)
    "The guys at Xiphophorus have been very, very busy. Releasing beta4 of the Vorbis CODEC, moving to a BSD license and forming a non-profit corporation to champion free multimedia development and distribution efforts are just the beginning."

  • ActiveState: Perl .NET (Feb 27, 2001, 06:13)
    "Perl .NET is the result of a research project, creating a native code compiler for Perl to the Microsoft .NET Framework."

  • CNET The struggle for the future of Linux (Feb 27, 2001, 00:18)
    "But de Icaza faces some challenges as well. Despite some lowered barriers between Gnome and the competing interface KDE, the rift persists. De Icaza acknowledged that the split was "a very bad situation."