Developer Linux News for Feb 24, 2004
Ars Technica: Deep Inside the K Desktop Environment 3.2 (2004-02-24 21:00:23)
"So one of the major goals is to provide a modern and common
look & feel for all the applications. And this is exactly the
reason, why this project is different from elder attempts..."
Community: Beyond an Open Source Java (2004-02-24 16:00:46)
For its own sake, Sun needs to do much more than just let Java
go, according to contributor Ganesh Prasad.
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Author: Hacking Has Its Boundaries (2004-02-24 08:30:31)
"Linux and hacking, meaning hacking in a good sense, basically
go hand in hand. Linus [Torvalds] and his open source developers
work on lots of different pieces of Linux code and share their
hacks with a community..."
LinuxWorld Australia: Pingtel Unleashes Linux-Based VoIP Code to Open Source Community (2004-02-24 07:45:44)
"A move by US IP telephony vendor Pingtel could be a boon to
enterprises interested in deploying VoIP systems based on open
source software and server platforms, like Linux..."
LinuxDevices: Open Palmtop Environment for Linux Gains SDK, IDE (2004-02-24 07:00:23)
"Opie is a fork of Trolltech's Qtopia, a palmtop application
stack popularized by Sharp's Zaurus line and other PDAs and
SitePoint: GUI's and Open Source (2004-02-24 06:15:49)
"There are frequently debates in open source circles about the
impact of layering graphical user interfaces across Linux and Open
DistroWatch: Distributions, February 24, 2004 (2004-02-24 05:30:00)
Today's distribution: Guadalinex 1.0.
Release Digest: KDE, February 23, 2004 (2004-02-24 04:45:40)
Today's KDE apps: KRadio 2004-02-23 Snapshot, CUTE, KVBA 0.5,
knetfilter 3.2.0, kvocabs, GLobal Application Network (GLAN)
0.0.5.2, and konvert 0.5a.
Release Digest: GNU, February 23, 2004 (2004-02-24 04:45:30)
Today's GNU apps: coreutils-5.2.0 and GNU Aspell 0.50.5.
Release Digest: GNOME, February 23, 2004 (2004-02-24 04:45:20)
Today's GNOME apps: GnoCHM 0.8.0, gnome-games 2.5.7, Revelation
0.2.0, Epiphany 1.1.10, Epiphany Extensions 0.7.2, and gLabels
Release Digest: General, February 23, 2004 (2004-02-24 04:45:10)
Today's general app: Firebird 1.5.
DistroWatch: Distributions, February 23, 2004 (2004-02-24 04:45:00)
Today's distributions: Buffalo Linux 1.1.4 and Kurumin Linux
wxWindows.org: wxWindows Project Changes Name to wxWidgets (2004-02-24 00:15:00)
"In September 2003, Microsoft approached Julian Smart to open
discussions about the wxWindows name, in relation to the 'Windows'
UK trademark owned by Microsoft..."