Developer Linux News for Sep 20, 2004
NewsForge: SourceXtreme Aims to Move Windows Developers to Linux (2004-09-20 22:00:33)
"A small Philadelphia-based company may be about to
revolutionize the world of Windows application development, not by
creating a new proprietary technology, but by bringing proprietary
Windows features to Linux..."
OpenOffice.org: OpenOffice.org Release Candidate 1.1.3rc (2004-09-20 20:30:10)
"OpenOffice.org 1.1.3rc is our first release candidate of
Builder AU: Linux Australia Fights Motion Picture Association of America Notice (2004-09-20 15:15:12)
"What seems to be an embarrassing blunder by the Motion Picture
Association of America (MPAA) in its hunt for online pirates has
prompted Linux Australia to contact its legal representatives and
warn of a possible breach of Australian law..." Quite possibly
the funniest story of the week, and it's only Monday!
developerWorks: Migrating to Eclipse: A Developer's Guide to Evaluating Eclipse vs. JBuilder (2004-09-20 08:30:13)
"...[T]his article starts with a brief comparison of both IDEs'
features, ease of use, and stability, and then demonstrates
essential tasks in Eclipse--and shows how they differ from
JBuilder--so you can decide if Eclipse is right for you..."
KernelTrap: Modular IO Schedulers (2004-09-20 07:00:57)
"Jens Axboe provided a patch that makes the various IO
schedulers fully modular, allowing people to switch between them on
Kernel Traffic #274 by Zack Brown (2004-09-20 05:30:45)
The latest message traffic from the Linux Kernel mailing
Release Digest: KDE, September 19, 2004 (2004-09-20 04:45:40)
This weekend's KDE apps: Quanta Docbook Toolbars 0.1,
kdecvs-build 0.84, K3b 0.11.16, KNetStats 1.0, KBarcode 1.8.1,
KBookmarkNG 0.3, Quanta KDE DocBook Toolbars 0.1, KFormDesigner
0.3.1, KMPlayer 0.8.3rc5, kpwndict 0.1.2, kydpdict 0.6.5,
KWirelessMonitor 0.4.6, KlamAV 0.04, phone-caller 0.9, DBoxFE
0.0.4-0.61/2, gwenview 1.0.1 - 1.1.5, KOffice (KSpread) 1.3.3,
KOffice (KWord) 1.3.3, and cb2Bib 0.2.6.
DistroWatch: Distributions, September 19, 2004 (2004-09-20 04:45:00)
This weekend's distributions: Specifix Linux 0.9 (Alpha),
Lormalinux 5 Beta 2 (AMD64), UserLinux Desktop Live CD 0.2, CCux
Linux 0.9.3.2, Vector Linux 4.3, Hiweed Desktop 0.55 Beta 1, and
Feather Linux 0.5.9.
KernelTrap: Understanding The Stricter Type Checks (2004-09-20 04:00:49)
"With the release of 2.6.9-rc2, Linus Torvalds mentioned the
addition of stricter type checks for PCI memory mapping..."
developerWorks: Automate the Application Build and Distribution Process (2004-09-20 01:00:18)
"You have enough to consider when building an open source
application for a single type of system, but what if you're
building that application for distribution among a range of
different, incompatible machines...?"