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Developer Linux News for Feb 01, 2002

  • LinuxPlanet: The StartX Files: Between the Sheets with Quattro Pro (2002-02-01 22:15:06)
    "Xandros, accrording to its Web site, is planning on releasing the first version of their Linux distribution sometime in the first quarter of this year. The beta program for Xandros Desktop 1.0 for just launched earlier this week, in fact. But something is conspicously absent from the terms of the sale: Corel, it seems, has kept the licenses and the code for the WordPerfect Office for Linux suite to itself..."

  • Survey Provides New Insights Into 'Hacker' Culture (2002-02-01 21:30:53)
    The Boston Consulting Group has released their findings of a survey that tries to dissect the mind of the average Open Source community member. Full press release within.

  • ELJonline: Using GTK+/X as an Embedded GUI (2002-02-01 20:00:03)
    X Windows and GTK+ are not the bloated monsters you think they are. Chuck Groom explains how you can modify GTK+/X to build your device's GUI. Create graphics for devices that span widgets, space-saving text fields, and more by customizing the freely available GTK+ toolkit.

  • NewsForge: Geodesic Pitches Diagnostic Tool for Linux Software; Try the Demo, Not the Download (2002-02-01 19:15:39)
    "The Mozilla project -- long derided by critics as buggy, bloated and behind schedule -- might be an easy target for the debugging demo, but [Michael] Spertus, CTO of Geodesic insists that the ongoing demo is a way for Geodesic to give back to the Open Source community as it releases its Great Circle tool for Linux."

  • LinuxGames.com: A Loki Timeline (2002-02-01 17:45:34)
    Matt Matthews, with the help of the LG staff and some ex-employees of Loki, has put together a Loki timeline. The timeline is an attempt to document every major event in Loki's past, starting with the announcement of SDL and the Launch of the Loki Website through yesterday, when Loki officially ceased operations.

  • Evolution 1.0.2 Released (2002-02-01 16:57:29)
    Changelog, links within.

  • GARNOME Preview 1 "Grym Liten Hattgubbe" Released (2002-02-01 16:15:15)
    A new distibution of GNOME, based on the upcoming GNOME 2.0, has been released. Information and links within.

  • Wired News: Breakthrough for Penguin-Heads (2002-02-01 15:15:09)
    "'The Rosetta Stone of Linux has been forged," said Free Standards Group Executive Director Scott McNeil. "With written guidelines, test suites and build environments, the LSB and Li18nux will give application developers the tools they need to easily reach users worldwide.'"