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
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
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.'"