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Developer Linux News for Jun 18, 2002

  • Dave Jones: Linux 2.5.22-dj1 (2002-06-18 21:00:43)
    Changelog, links within.

  • LinuxPlanet: Gnome 2.0 RC1--A Huge Step Toward World GNOMEination (2002-06-18 18:55:17)
    The first release candidate of GNOME 2.0 (GNOME 2.0 RC1, also known as "Fever Pitch") was announced June 14, and is spreading across the 'Net like wildfire. Bill von Hagen examines what's new in GNOME 2.0 and the release candidate, where to find it, how to install it, and whether or not to install it--as well as a crystal-ball look at some of the implications of GNOME's successes to date and GNOME 2.0's potential for the future. [Link repaired. -ed.]

  • CNN: Mozilla Browser Battles Microsoft (2002-06-18 14:30:41)
    "And while analysts aren't sanguine about the browser's prospects, there is excitement among those who believe Mozilla's real strength lies in its versatility and potential for gadgets such as wireless devices where Microsoft is not yet dominant..."

  • ZDNet: Why I've Learned to Like Linux (But Not to Love It) (2002-06-18 13:00:10)
    David Coursey's continuing adventures in Linux: "Today's column, a follow-up to my first 'Life with Linux' story, is being prepared using the KWord word processor that's included with the KDE desktop I installed atop Red Hat Linux 7.3 Personal Edition. So far, so good..."

  • Kernel Traffic #171 by Zack Brown (2002-06-18 11:00:19)
    The latest message traffic summary from the Linux kernel mailing list.

  • Release Digest: General, June 17, 2002 (2002-06-18 05:00:40)
    Today's general apps: Isoqlog 2.0beta and openMosix 2.4.17-2 (2.4.17-pthreads).

  • Release Digest: KDE, June 17, 2002 (2002-06-18 05:00:20)
    Today's KDE apps: KLogic 1.401, Translucency Kicker Patch alpha1, CppUnit 1.9.8, Kpppoe 0.3, Kjsplit 0.3, KNetScan 1.0, Kopete 0.4.1, Harbinger 0.8, QUB 0.6.7, Kalculate 0.2, KSSH 0.7, and Knapster2 0.4.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, June 17, 2002 (2002-06-18 05:00:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: GNOME Utilities 2.0.0, COnfigurator for Gnome 0.3.1, Glade-- 1.1.0b, Metacity-Setup 0.5.1, gtkmm 1.3.16

  • NewsForge: Quiet Revolution: Librarians Teach and Preach Open Source Software at Convention (2002-06-18 01:00:13)
    "Fresh from a victory against Internet filtering, many librarians are celebrating and demonstrating Free Software that can automate a public library for under $1,000, organize information into Web portals, and manipulate data in arcane formats..."