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Developer Linux News for Apr 16, 2001

  • In an instant [Jabber and the IM field] (Apr 16, 2001, 23:00)
    The Denver Rocky Mountain News takes a look at its hometown open-source hero, Jabber, and how the firm is affecting the rapidly growing world of instant messaging.

  • MozillaQuest: Linux for Microsoft Windows Users #5 (Apr 16, 2001, 20:00)
    "In like manner, the Linux-based K desktop (KDE) comes with some pre-installed productivity-tool accessories too. Our primary interest in learning to use these lightweight Linux productivity tools today is to get familiar with starting, running, and using Linux programs -- and to get comfortable using the Linux desktop. Of course in doing that we also will learn to use these handy programs."

  • A look at KDE 2.1.1 (Apr 16, 2001, 18:00)
    "KDE 2.1.1 is awesome. If we were forced to give one memorable phrase, it would be 'thank you.' Words are not enough to express our joy in using this desktop environment. If you are using KDE 1.0, then it is time to upgrade. Simply viewing the Internet through Konqueror is an experience Linux users have been craving. Feed your desires and upgrade today."

  • Kernel Traffic #114 by Zack Brown (Apr 16, 2001, 17:30)
    Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.

  • Debian News: Running Linux 2.4.x with Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (Apr 16, 2001, 15:30)
    With the help of developer Adrian Bunk, the 2.4 kernel is available to Debian 2.2 (Potato) users as an apt-gettable collection of the needed tools to make the upgrade and binary kernel packages.

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.3-ac7 (Apr 16, 2001, 14:30)
    "VIA users should test this kernel carefully. It has what are supposed to be the right fixes for the VIA hardware bugs. Obviously the right fixes are not as tested as the deduced ones."

  • David Mason: GNOME/KDE Interoperability (Apr 16, 2001, 04:02)
    "To me some of the most important talks we had revolved around the work we are taking to make sure that GNOME and KDE interoperate. To that end, here are my impressions of the situation and what we did at GUADEC to work on the problems."