Developer Linux News for Jan 31, 2002
VNUnet.com: Sun Drags Heels on iPlanet Linux Deployment (Jan 31, 2002, 22:07)
"To date, Sun has only offered selected elements, including
Forte for Java integrated development environment (IDE) and iPlanet
message queue and content generation."
Chicago Tribune: Use Linux to Build a Network (Jan 31, 2002, 21:30)
The author covers some of the basics of getting a small
network's clients talking to each other using Linux-based
Xandros Launches Beta Program for Former Corel Linux: Xandros Desktop 1.0 (Jan 31, 2002, 21:03)
"Xandros announced today the launch of its first Beta Program
designed to finalize the stability and usability of Xandros Desktop
1.0... The full release of Xandros Desktop 1.0 is slated for May
Linux Gazette: Why I Wrote Install Kernel (ik) and How It Works (Jan 31, 2002, 20:30)
"In December 2000, after four years of using Linux, compiling
and installing kernels became a waste of my time. I chose to write
my own kernel installation and setup script called Install Kernel,
because no other scripts existed at the time, and I needed
something that would install the Linux kernel and automatically
setup my bootloader configuration file with no user
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.18pre7-ac2 (Jan 31, 2002, 19:35)
"This is just a standing still release. Most of the work was
actually done by Arjan van de Ven."
NewsForge: Some Good Reasons Not to Use Linux (Jan 31, 2002, 19:30)
"Some people can use Linux, and some can't. No matter how many
Linux zealots talk nasty about Windows or Mac users or say that
Linux is wonderful, not everyone can do their work in Linux."
GNOME 2.0 Desktop Alpha 2: "Mr. Nilsson Sheds a Tear" (Jan 31, 2002, 19:17)
The GNOME 2.0 Desktop Alpha 2 release, "Mr. Nilsson Sheds a
Tear," has been released. Links and information within.
FOSDEM.org: GNUStep with Adam Fedor and AES with Vincent Rijmen (Jan 31, 2002, 18:01)
FOSDEM has released two new brief interviews with GNUStep
Project Leader Adam Fedor and Advanced Encryption Standard
Co-Creator Vincent Rijmen
Eclipse.org Project Pushes C/C++ Development on Linux (Jan 31, 2002, 17:00)
"...Eclipse.org on Tuesday shipped what it believes is the first
beta of a fully operational C/C++ Integrated Development
Environment (IDE) on Linux workstations."
Kernel Cousin Wine #114 by Brian Vincent (Jan 31, 2002, 16:00)
Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix.
LinuxOrbit: Galeon: Speeding up Mozilla and More for GNOME Users (Jan 31, 2002, 15:27)
"Recently, while upgrading several packages via Red Carpet under
Ximain GNOME, I installed the latest version of the Galeon web
browser (1.0.2). As a steadfast Mozilla user, I thought I'd give
Galeon a test drive. I was quite surprised and pleased with the
ZDNet: 2002 Goal for GNU/Linux Version of .Net (Jan 31, 2002, 15:00)
"A year after Australia's one-man army started pounding out code
for GNU/Linux's version of .Net, he's looking to double the quarter
of a million lines of code already written before done, and hopes
to do so in six months if he can convince some new 'code demons' to
sign up to the cause."
InternetNews.com: LWE: E*TRADE Goes Linux with IBM (Jan 31, 2002, 14:30)
"E*TRADE Group Inc made a splash at LinuxWorld Conference and
Expo Wednesday as it revealed that it will migrate its entire
customer-facing financial services platform to an open Linux
LinuxPR: Caldera Volution Manager 1.1 Begins Shipping in February (Jan 31, 2002, 08:00)
New version extends secure, Web-based management to OpenServer,
Open UNIX, and latest major Linux distributions with greater
management, monitoring, and updating capabilities
Linux-2.5.3 Released (Jan 31, 2002, 00:15)
Changelog and links within.