Developer Linux News for May 31, 2002
dot.KDE.org: KDE 3.0.1 Ported to MacOS X and Darwin (2002-05-31 23:31:32)
"The Fink project, which 'wants to bring the full world of Unix
Open Source software to Darwin and Mac OS X', has announced the
successful port of KDE 3.0.1 to the platform..."
Release Digest: GNOME, May 31, 2002 (2002-05-31 23:30:30)
Today's GNOME apps: gael 0.1.7, acme 1.99.4, Yelp 0.9.1,
gdome2-0.7.2, and gedit 1.121.1.
Release Digest: KDE, May 31, 2002 (2002-05-31 23:30:00)
Today's KDE apps: Advance 0.7.9, Fink KDE 3.0.1, QCad 1.4.14,
build 0.93, Noatun OSD 0.08 and AberQuest 0.2.1.
ZDNet: Study: Open Source Poses Security Risks (2002-05-31 22:00:39)
"A conservative U.S. think tank suggests in an upcoming report
that open-source software is inherently less secure than
proprietary software, and warns governments against relying on it
for national security..."
siliconvalley.internet.com: Sun Donates to Taiwanese Educational System (2002-05-31 20:30:56)
"Sun Microsystems made a sweeping gesture this week to a cluster
of universities and schools in Taiwan by donating an estimated $1.6
million in software..."
OfB.biz: Breaking Windows: CodeWeavers and NeTraverse Bring Office to Linux (2002-05-31 19:00:20)
"A few rumors over the years aside, there has never been much
hope for a port of Office to Linux. Yet, what if one could make
Office think it was in Windows and run it from Linux? That is
exactly what two companies - Codeweavers and NeTraverse - have
accomplished in two very different ways..."
Linux and Main: RMS Condemns [UnitedLinux] Per-seat Licensing (2002-05-31 14:30:37)
"The founder of the Free Software movement is encouraging
developers to rebel against the per-seat licensing that the
'UnitedLinux' business software initiative apparently will employ
in its new distribution..."
Friedman: Boston GNOME Summit - July 2002 (2002-05-31 11:00:26)
"This is a quick mail to announce the Boston GNOME Summit that
we are planning for mid July. Some information about the summit is
available on our web page..."
Release Digest: KDE, May 30, 2002 (2002-05-31 05:00:30)
Today's KDE apps: REBECKA 0.9, KSetiSpy 0.5.0, KWhois :: Plugins
0.1, KWhois 1.1.6, DjVuLibre 3.5.6, Kpictorial :: ImgLib 29052002
and Kpictorial 0.9.
Release Digest: GNOME, May 30, 2002 (2002-05-31 05:00:00)
Today's GNOME apps: GDM 220.127.116.11, gswitchit_applet 0.92,
libxklavier 0.2, and xfree86_xkb_xml.
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19-pre9-ac3 (2002-05-31 03:22:52)
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