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Developer Linux News for Dec 18, 2002

  • Linux for the Masses? (Dec 18, 2002, 22:00)
    "You don't have to do Windows. Linux, long the techies' darling, is becoming accessible to average users who can cope with a bit of a learning curve..."

  • O'Reilly: Vanishing Features of the 2.6 Kernel (Dec 18, 2002, 20:30)
    "However, some developers may first notice what doesn't work anymore. Some techniques and APIs have been removed, and existing device drivers and modular plugins may no longer work..."

  • PCWorld: Is Linux Ready for the Living Room? (Dec 18, 2002, 19:00)
    "Sony and Panasonic are working on a version of the open-source OS that will power consumer electronics devices..."

  • Australian IT: Linux Taking Over at Uni (Dec 18, 2002, 13:00)
    "At the University of Wollongong, which has about 1700 computer science students, machines in first-year labs that used to boot from either Windows or Linux have been changed to Linux only..."

  • Release Digest: KDE, December 17, 2002 (Dec 18, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's KDE apps: SIM 0.8.1, Scribus 0.9.4, KHeiseReg 0.7, KmusicdB :: libdbmusic 0.6.0alpha1, KmusicdB 0.10.0alpha1, Direct Connect 4 Linux 0.2rc3, and KMouth 1.0beta2.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, December 17, 2002 (Dec 18, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: acme 1.99.12, Bug Buddy 2.2.99, GLib-2.1.5, GTK+-2.1.5, Pango-1.1.6, COnfigurator for Gnome 0.5.1, gnome-mlview 0.0.3rc2, Anjuta 1.0.1, and GneleMixer 3.0.

  • Linux Orbit: FooBillard 2.0: Not Just "Balls and a Stick" (Dec 18, 2002, 02:30)
    "Pool is one of the most recognizable games that most everyone knows how to play, and it just makes sense for there to be a open source version of this game for our favorite operating system..."