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Developer Linux News for Jul 19, 2002

  • Release Digest: GNOME, July 19, 2002 (2002-07-19 23:30:40)
    Today's GNOME apps: Glade-- 1.1.1b and meld-0.4.

  • Release Digest: KDE, July 19, 2002 (2002-07-19 23:30:30)
    Today's KDE apps: KFish 0.9, Proc Viewer 0.3.1, KKBSwitch 1.1, and Gwenview 0.14.3.

  • dev.perl.org: Perl 5.8.0 Release Announcement (2002-07-19 22:00:03)
    "Perl 5.8.0 is a major new release of the Perl 5 language. It incorporates all development and maintenance changes since the last major release, 5.6.0, including all the changes of the maintenance release, 5.6.1..."

  • LinuxWorld: Xfce, Icewm & Enlightenment Compared (2002-07-19 20:30:46)
    "Xfce is mostly a CDE clone, I recommend Icewm to those comfortable with the Windows 9x taskbar, Enlightenment runs quite fast & is stable, but I'm appalled by the garish look of the themes..."

  • OSNews: Review of Gentoo Linux 1.2 (2002-07-19 11:00:54)
    "There have been many articles as of late about the so called 'source' distributions of Linux. Articles about 'rpm hell' and how to get out of it. While I have been using Red Rat since the first release (and do have some things for and against it) there is no distribution that will please all of the people all of the time. Then again, that is what makes an OS like Linux nice, in my opinion. Choices. Today, Gentoo Linux is my choice..."

  • Gnuheter: Nick Moffitt on Crackmonkey, GNU and Bill Gates (2002-07-19 07:00:19)
    "[Nick Moffitt] keeps showing up at mailing lists and in any context where the GNU might be mentioned. Moffitt is always rather militant, but never boring..."

  • Release Digest: KDE, July 18, 2002 (2002-07-19 05:00:40)
    Today's KDE apps: EDK 0.1.0, Ksetiwatch 2.5.0, KYatzy2000 0.2, Protux 0.14.0, and KmusicdB 0.9.0beta1.

  • Release Digest: General, July 18, 2002 (2002-07-19 05:00:20)
    Today's General app: MimerDesk 1.5.3.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, July 18, 2002 (2002-07-19 05:00:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: gob2 2.0.1, Glade-- 1.1.1, GtkGLExt 0.4.0, and GtkGLExtmm 0.0.1.

  • Update: Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19rc2-ac2 (2002-07-19 01:20:53)
    Changelog, link within. [Alan Cox has re-posted a quick bug-fix release on the heels of this afternoon's release of 2.4.19rc2-ac1. -ed.]