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Developer Linux News for Aug 28, 2002

  • Galeon: Plans Proceed on Galeon 2 (Aug 28, 2002, 19:00)
    "While all may seem quiet in galeon world, we are working hard on Galeon 2, a new major version based on Gnome 2..."

  • Two Suggested Revisions of the GPL (Aug 28, 2002, 14:30)
    Two articles have been posted on that focus on the GPL, where it stands now, and how it could be changed. Links to both PDF whitepapers within.

  • Finally, Linux for the Desktop? (Aug 28, 2002, 13:00)
    "Lycoris Desktop/LX, formerly known as Redmond Linux, has seemingly done what all other Linux distributions have tried for years to accomplish. To create a reliable desktop operating system that is unbelievably easy to use and includes a wide array of software to accomplish any task you might have..."

  • "Open Source" Solution to Expensive Software, Piracy (Aug 28, 2002, 10:00)
    "Soaring software prices, tightening anti-piracy laws and even the ethical edge it promises is pushing Indian campaigners of 'open source' software to lobby for its greater use..."

  • Release Digest: GNOME, August 27, 2002 (Aug 28, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: Metacity-Setup 0.7, 0.7.1 and netspeed_applet 0.4.

  • Freezer-Burn: The Future of the Linux Desktop (Aug 28, 2002, 03:00)
    "But now I can't help but wonder about the future of Linux on the desktop with the emergence of another UNIX-based operating system that, to me, is the desktop that Linux should have been. It may well be this in the future, but that future is here now..."