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Developer Linux News for Apr 16, 2002

  • CNN: Open Source Subject to Fiery Debate (Apr 16, 2002, 19:45)
    "But audience member Richard Stallman, president of the Free Software Foundation, nearly stole the panel's thunder as he grabbed a microphone during the question and answer period and attempted to commandeer the conference to address what he described as mischaracterizations the panel made about the free software movement...."

  • Linux Journal: Red Hat 7.3 Beta: A Product Review (Apr 16, 2002, 19:00)
    "While Red Hat is probably best known for their Linux server systems, their desktop systems have undergone considerable improvement. Their latest development effort, code named 'Skipjack,' incorporates a number of these improvements..."

  • Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.19-pre7 (Apr 16, 2002, 13:37)
    Changelogs, link within.

  • Linux and Main: Marcelo Tosatti, Linux-2.4 Kernel Maintainer, Deported by U.S. (Apr 16, 2002, 13:00)
    "The Brazilian wunderkind entrusted with maintaining the Linux-2.4 kernel has been deported by the United States due to a visa problem..."

  • NewsForge: The Future of Xandros: Installation is Nice, More Features Expected (Apr 16, 2002, 11:00)
    "Rumor control isn't any company's favorite way to appear in the press. Unfortunately, it seems that some customers or competitors feel compelled to make things up when there's a lack of real news to spread around. Since its January beta test announcement, Xandros has barely uttered a peep to the world outside its Ottawa, Ontario, headquarters..."

  • The People Behind KDE: Luk�s Tinkl (Apr 16, 2002, 08:30)
    Lukás is co-maintainer of kde-i18n, is coding on KOffice, KPresenter, KSpread, the image gallery plugin for Konqueror, and--he doesn't know this for sure--perhaps some more.

  • Linux in Education Report #68 (Apr 16, 2002, 02:30)
    "One of the regularly recurring discussions in any technology in education discussion forum surfaced again on the schoolforge-discuss mailing list recently: the need for better gradebook software..."