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Developer Linux News for Dec 20, 2002

  • Release Digest: KDE, December 20, 2002 (Dec 20, 2002, 23:30)
    Today's KDE apps: KNETLoad 1.99, KCPULoad 1.99, KSetiNux 1.3, Kisdnmon-daRav 0.97E, QTimeSeries 0.4.1, PerlQt 3.004, and UserInfo 0.1.1.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, December 20, 2002 (Dec 20, 2002, 23:30)
    Today's GNOME apps: GNOME Development Series Snapshot 2.1.5, GneleMixer 3.0.1, and GNOME Personal Information Manager 1.4.9.

  • Trustix Secure Linux Advisories: tcpdump, wget, kernel, perl, mysql, lynx-ssl (Dec 20, 2002, 18:49)
    Six security advisories from Trustix.

  • Boston Globe: Sharing the Riches (Dec 20, 2002, 17:30)
    "Mitch Kapor uses his personal fortune to create free software he says will outdo Microsoft Outlook..."

  • LinuxWorld: Cocoon Wars, Episode 3: The Users Byte Back (Dec 20, 2002, 13:00)
    "Paul Murphy explains why SOAP makes getting a grip on network security a slippery ordeal, why the Aberdeen Group's report that open source is less secure than Windows is hogwash and how to bolster server-side security with Linux/Cocoon..."

  • Interview with the Developer of VectorLinux--Robert S. Lange (Dec 20, 2002, 10:00)
    "Over the next several months I slowly built what was to become my first incarnation of VectorLinux. My biggest challenge was to come up with a minimalistic desktop that was still very usable out of the box for things like email, web surfing, simple editing and package installation..."

  • Tux Reports: Phoenix 0.5 At-A-Glance (Dec 20, 2002, 07:00)
    "Phoenix was written using XUL or Extensible User-Interface Language. Phoenix is only the browser and does not include the html composer, mail client, and other components used in the full browser suites such as Mozilla, Netscape, Beonex, Aphrodite, and IBM web Browser for OS/2..."

  • Release Digest: KDE, December 19, 2002 (Dec 20, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's KDE apps: KAlarm2 0.9.0b1, TuxCards 1.0beta2.1, Rosegarden 0.8.5, TaskJuggler 1.4, UserInfo 0.1, Qt 3.1.1, PySP 0.1, and LobTraceStream 1.1.0.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, December 19, 2002 (Dec 20, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: Gdk-pixbuf 0.22.0, GSwitchIt 2.0.1, gtkglextmm 0.6.1, Glade-- 1.1.3c, and Anjuta 1.0.1.

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.2.24-rc2 (Dec 20, 2002, 01:17)
    Changelog, link within.

  • CNET News: How Open is the New Office? (Dec 20, 2002, 01:00)
    "Microsoft says it's opening its Office desktop software by adding support for XML--a move that should help companies free up access to shared information. But there's a catch: It has yet to disclose the underlying XML dialect..."