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Developer Linux News for Dec 10, 2001

  • Slashdot: Ask Slashdot: 2.4 Maintainer Marcelo Tosatti Answers Your Questions (Dec 10, 2001, 22:15)
    "Now that Linux kernel 2.5 is under development by Linus and others, the all-important job of maintaining and updating the "old" kernel series (the one that people rely on in day-to-day use) has fallen to 2.4 maintainer Marcelo."

  • A review of ELX, "everyone's Linux" (Dec 10, 2001, 19:07)
    "Emmily Prado reviews Elx Linux from the perspective of an 'ordinary desktop user'. Elx is a new Linux distribution that was developed to combine 'the ease and familiarity of Windows with the indisputable power and robustness of Linux.'"

  • A Pair of Glade Tutorials (Dec 10, 2001, 17:28)
    A pair of Glade tutorials were submitted over the weekend. Glade is a GNOME interface-building tool that uses XML to describe the interface and produces C, Ada95, Perl, and Python code. Both tutorials are aimed at novices and oriented around C, which is Glade's default target language.

  • Minutes of the GNOME Board meeting December 6 2001 (Dec 10, 2001, 16:18)
    This week: first teleconference of the new board, GUADEC III, Investigating moving to ssh for GNOME CVS, incorporation process, current state of the incorporation, more.

  • Kernel Traffic #145 by Zack Brown (Dec 10, 2001, 15:21)
    Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.

  • GNOME Summary for 2001-11-30 - 2001-12-07 (Dec 10, 2001, 12:39)
    This week: GNOME2 Screenshots starting to roll in, Gediminas Paulauskas ports nautilus-gtkhtml to GNOME2, Accessibility and Multimedia, Rodney Dawes releases new Encompass, ORBit2 FAQ available, GNOME Foundation board election results now final, more.

  • LinuxSalute: Second Round of GNOME Beta Testing Needed (for Slackware GNOME distro) (Dec 10, 2001, 11:30)
    "We have added many bugfixes, enhancements as well as the latest software for gnome such as evolution 1.0 and Galeon 1.0. Many other important and productive applications have been included as well."

  • Linux Journal: Unsung Heroes, Part 1 (Web presentation, dirt cheap and fast!) (Dec 10, 2001, 10:16)
    "iGal is a simple Perl script written by Eric Pop, and it certainly qualifies as a program I cannot do without. If you need to create a presentation of images in a hurry for your web site, for your family or for your company, then you should check out iGal."

  • Netscape 6.2.1 Released (Dec 10, 2001, 08:07)
    Netscape 6.2.1 is available for download. 'What's New' and links within.

  • Linux 2.4.17-pre7 Released (Dec 10, 2001, 03:23)
    Changelog, link within.