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Developer Linux News for Oct 24, 2001

  • LinuxProgramming: Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Oct 24) (2001-10-24 23:27:17)
    All that's new in the Python world.

  • CNET News.com: The coming "open monopoly" in software (2001-10-24 19:40:46)
    From a pair of Sun engineers: "Historically, market economies favor monopolies when infrastructure is needed. Consider the history of AT&T, utilities or railroads in America. But the infrastructure building period ends at some point--and we are rapidly approaching that point in the software industry."

  • dot.kde.org: C Mania: KDE 3 Offers C Bindings (2001-10-24 16:06:31)
    "Richard Dale recently pleasantly surprised me (and probably others) by announcing that he has committed C bindings for the KDE3/Qt3 libraries to KDE's CVS."

  • Linux Drivers for nVidia Based Hercules Cards Available (2001-10-24 09:06:17)
    "Linux drivers (ver. 1.0-15.41) have been released for all nVidia chipset based Hercules graphics cards."

  • LinuxProgramming: Tcl 8.3.4 released (2001-10-24 08:39:04)
    "The Tcl maintainers are pleased to announce the 8.3.4 releases of the Tcl scripting language and the Tk toolkit. This is the fourth patch release of Tcl/Tk 8.3. More details can be found below. We'd like to thank all those that submit bugs and patches as they are the primary source of information for us to identify problems in the core."

  • Linux 2.4.13 Is Out (2001-10-24 06:21:16)
    Linux 2.4.13 has been released. Changelog, link within.

  • ZDNet: Lindows unites Linux and Windows (2001-10-24 04:48:14)
    "Hoping to succeed in a difficult task, a software start-up plans to sell a version of Linux designed to run popular Windows programs. ... The software is based on years of labor devoted to the Wine project, an open-source effort to mimic the commands that Windows programs use. Lindows adds proprietary software with improvements such as making fonts appear better or software install more easily, Robertson said in an interview."