Developer Linux News for Jun 20, 2002
NY Times: The Office Software That Roared (Jun 20, 2002, 22:00)
"The world waited for a contender that was so compelling, people
might actually consider filing for Microsoft divorce... Now there
is one. It's called OpenOffice, and it has a killer feature: it's
free..." [Free registration required. -ed]
GNOME.org: Boston GNOME Summit Information (Jun 20, 2002, 21:00)
"The planning for the Boston GNOME Summit continues apace!
Read... for interesting & important information about our
progress, and what we need you to do if you want to come or be
involved in any other way..."
PCLinuxOnline Interview: Lindows CEO Michael Robertson (Jun 20, 2002, 20:30)
"Lindows.com is making it easy for an average consumer to
experience Linux and a world of great software all very
economically and Microsoft will do everything in their power to try
and stop us..."
Frechette: IBM's ThinkPad/Linux Support Project Being Dropped (Jun 20, 2002, 19:01)
In a message posted to the IBM linux-thinkpad mailing list, lead
developer Kevin Frechette announced the end of the official IBM
support for Linux on its Thinkpads.
CNET News: Face to Face with Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik (Jun 20, 2002, 17:30)
"In an exclusive Face to Face interview, Red Hat CEO Matthew
Szulik talked with CNET Radio's Brian Cooley, ZDNet's Dan Farber,
and CNET News.com's Stephen Shankland about the future of Linux,
and the competitive challenges ahead..."
CNET News: IBM Aims Linux at Financial Companies (Jun 20, 2002, 14:30)
"IBM on Thursday will announce the opening of a technology
center geared to lure financial services companies to servers using
the Linux operating system..."
Release Digest: GNOME, June 19, 2002 (Jun 20, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: Gdk-pixbuf 0.18.0, Guikachu 1.2.3, acme
1.99.5, festival-gaim 0.4, Glade-- 1.1.0c, CVSGnome Build Script
0.2.0, gedit 2.0.0, Yelp 1.0.1, Pan 0.12.0, Enlightened Sound
Daemon 0.2.28, and Eye of Gnome 1.0.1.
Release Digest: KDE, June 19, 2002 (Jun 20, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: KSplash ML 0.95.2, KSplash ML :: KSplash X
1.01, KVocabulary 0.0.2, and Roaring Penguin PPPoe Kontrol
Dave Jones: Linux 2.5.23-dj2 (Jun 20, 2002, 04:01)
Changelog, links within.