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Developer Linux News for Jan 31, 2003

  • Release Digest: KDE, January 31, 2003 (Jan 31, 2003, 23:30)
    Today's KDE apps: Urlgallery 0.1, KAlbumPhoto 0.1, KPreg 1.2.1, KLocate2 0.23, KLocate2 0.23.2, KmusicdB 0.10.0, and KmusicdB :: libdbmusic 0.6.0.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, January 31, 2003 (Jan 31, 2003, 23:30)
    Today's GNOME apps: Balsa 2.0.6, gQueue 0.4, Guikachu 1.3.3, Third release of PythonCAD, and Hardware Monitor applet v. 0.1.

  • Sydney Morning Herald: Available Now in a Browser Near You (Jan 31, 2003, 22:00)
    "Workspot provides a Linux acount on the servers of the company which goes by the same name. You use the desktop through a browser and access it from anywhere in the world..."

  • PCWorld: MontaVista Linux Gains IM Features (Jan 31, 2003, 20:30)
    "The Linux embedded operating system from MontaVista Software has gained new instant messaging functionality, which is becoming increasingly popular among users of consumer electronic devices such as mobile phones, personal digital assistants, and set-top boxes..."

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.21pre4-ac1 (Jan 31, 2003, 15:37)
    Changelog, link within.

  • CNET News: Germany-funded Linux Software Arriving (Jan 31, 2003, 14:30)
    "KDE, one of the major interfaces designed to make Linux slick looking and easier to use, has been upgraded, an effort that includes the first results of work funded by the German government..."

  • Daily Pennsylvanian: SEAS Aids U.S. Security Efforts (Jan 31, 2003, 12:00)
    "Homeland security research is now extending beyond U.S. government offices and developing in the halls of [Penn's] School of Engineering and Applied Science..."

  • The Guardian: Open Season (Jan 31, 2003, 10:00)
    "Glyn Moody says that Microsoft may rule desktop PCs today, but a serious rival is now on its way..."

  • Release Digest: KDE, January 30, 2003 (Jan 31, 2003, 05:00)
    Today's KDE apps: PwG 0.1alpha1, imgSeek 0.6.3, Kig 0.3.1, KMuddy 0.4, Kisdnmonitor 0.2, KVocabulary 0.2.7, and KImg2mpg 1.0.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, January 30, 2003 (Jan 31, 2003, 05:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: gdome2-0.7.3, GtkGLExt 0.7.0, gtkglextmm 0.7.0, and gcalctool v4.2.43.

  • Release Digest: Distributions, January 30, 2003 (Jan 31, 2003, 05:00)
    Today's distribution: Topologilinux version

  • Vector Linux 2.5 SOHO Edition Review (Jan 31, 2003, 03:00)
    "A little background on Vector Linux for those readers who aren't familiar with it already. Their goal is simple; deliver a small and speedy, yet fully functional, Linux distribution that will work on most any hardware..."

  • eWeek: A Mac Angle on Linux (Jan 31, 2003, 02:00)
    "It bore out a lot of what I've been hearing from fans of both platforms: These are communities that can work and play well together on the desktop..."

  • ZDNet Australia: PHP Creator: Rasmus Lerdorf (Jan 31, 2003, 00:00)
    Builder Australia recently caught up with PHP innovator Rasmus Lerdorf, to find out about the success of PHP, the open source movement around the world, other scripting languages and what we can expect to see in the next generation of the dynamic scripting language..."