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Developer Linux News for Jun 17, 2002

  • InternetNews.com: Microtel to Build LindowsOS Boxes (2002-06-17 19:00:58)
    "After successfully duking it out with Microsoft Corp. for the rights to its name, Lindows.com Inc. Monday forged a deal with Microtel Computer Systems and WalMart.com to make computers pre-installed with the Lindows operating system available to the public for less than $300..."

  • CPI: Cyberspace Policy Institute Accepts Debate with AdTI (2002-06-17 17:30:44)
    "To this end, the Cyberspace Policy Institute accepts ADTI's gracious offer for debate, and submits the paper by John Viega and Bob Fleck, "Dispelling Myths about the GPL and Free Software," to further the dialog..."

  • WashingtonPost.com: Mozilla, an Old Browser New Again (2002-06-17 14:30:43)
    "Two reasons should suffice: Mozilla 1.0 blocks pop-up ads, but it doesn't make you give up any of the best features of Internet Explorer. In other words, you don't need to dislike Microsoft to like Mozilla..."

  • OSNews.com: OpenOffice.org 1.0 Review - Review your Options (2002-06-17 11:00:50)
    "For those of you who are familiar with the Netscape/Mozilla story, it is the same dual-licensing model that Sun Microsystems is using. You might be wondering that if that is the case, StarOffice will always be the better product..."

  • DistroWatch.com: Is RPM Doomed? (2002-06-17 07:00:12)
    RPM dependency hell can be a hugely frustrating experience--anything from circular dependencies (the catch 22 situation) to incorrect library version when there wouldn't be much left untouched had you really persisted in getting that badly wanted RPM installed..."

  • Release Digest: GNOME, June 16, 2002 (2002-06-17 05:00:40)
    This weekend's GNOME apps: GTK+-2.0.4 & 2.0.5; MGT 1.5.0; Pango-1.0.3; GLib-2.0.4; gtkmm 1.3.15; Bakery 1.3.2; gnomemm 1.3.6; and Metacity-Setup 0.5.

  • Release Digest: KDE, June 16, 2002 (2002-06-17 05:00:20)
    This weekend's KDE apps: Harbinger 0.7, Kile 1.0, RPM Wizard :: Database 1.0, RPM Wizard 0.6, Gambas 0.32, Gwenview 0.14, C-Pec X-ISP 0.98, and KPortageMaster 0.2.

  • Release Digest: General, June 16, 2002 (2002-06-17 05:00:00)
    This weekend's gneral app: WOLK (Working Overloaded Linux Kernel) v3.5rc1.

  • Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.22 (2002-06-17 03:34:55)
    Changelog summary, links within.