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Developer Linux News for Oct 18, 2002

  • Release Digest: KDE, October 18, 2002 (2002-10-18 23:30:30)
    Today's KDE apps: KBudget 0.3.2, KTagIt 0.3, Kig 0.1.0, KBudget 0.3.1, KCDSpeed 0.5, Krusader 1.11, UML Modeller 1.1beta2, Kolorizer 0.1, KTagIt 0.2, KEuroDock 0.3, KMuddy 0.1a, Kile 1.3beta, K3b 0.7.3, krename 2.4, and KSambaPlugin 0.3a.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, October 18, 2002 (2002-10-18 23:30:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: gpostman 1.1-2, ggv 1.99.95, galculator 0.7, linc-0.7.0, ORBit2-2.5.0, bonobo-activation-2.1.0, libbonobo-2.0.1, libbonoboui-, and gsoftpad-1.0.

  • Sys Admin Magazine: Cross-Platform UNIX Software Packaging with OpenPKG (2002-10-18 22:00:22)
    "Many of us prefer open source software for its well-known advantages, but sometimes regret the associated disadvantages when manually applying it to a heterogeneous environment..."

  • ZDNet UK: New KDE to Arrive with Halloween Eye Candy (2002-10-18 17:30:21)
    "The new Linux desktop software promises to treat users with stylish icons, themes and multimedia, as well as a pack of new tricks..."

  • Trustix Secure Linux Advisories: kernel, apache (2002-10-18 15:58:38)
    Two security advisories from Trustix.

  • ZDNet Australia: Sun "Seeds" Aust StarOffice User Base (2002-10-18 08:30:11)
    "Sun Microsystems has stepped-up its efforts to barge open a space in the office software market currently dominated by Microsoft..."

  • AME Info: IBM Arabises Core Linux Components (2002-10-18 07:00:23)
    "Marking a milestone in local open source software in the Middle East, the Arabic support in Linux is a result of a massive effort by the project team at IBM's Egyptian Technology Development Centre in Cairo..."

  • Release Digest: KDE, October 17, 2002 (2002-10-18 05:00:30)
    Today's KDE apps: Kopete 0.5, Design Recovery Tool 0.1.4, Fire Applet 0.1, KWirelessManager 0.2, and KWiFiManager 1.0.0.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, October 17, 2002 (2002-10-18 05:00:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: Emphetamine 0.99.6, gtetrinet 0.4.2, gtkmm 1.3.25, gtkmm 1.3.26, and Gdk-pixbuf 0.21.0.

  • PeertoPeerCentral.com: Wireless P2P, Russian Style (2002-10-18 04:00:26)
    "After years of watching open source projects elsewhere, it's about time for Russian developers to take their place in the P2P and open source movements, says Ben Hicks, who heads up the company behind the effort. 'Soviet developers are too talented to just be doing hackwork on American legacy systems,' Hicks said..." Soviet?