Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 18, 2001
What's new in Samba 2.2 (Apr 18, 2001, 23:30)
Here are the complete details about what's new in Samba 2.2,
courtesy of the WHATSNEW.txt file in the distribution.
AllLinuxDevices Weekly Newsletter for April 18, 2001 (Apr 18, 2001, 22:59)
This week: waiting for the real Agenda, the end of Indrema,
cheaper Yopys, dissent over the ELC's embedded Linux standard.
Linux Journal: Review of the Sony VAIO PCG-C1VN PictureBook (Apr 18, 2001, 22:12)
Phil Hughes reviews the Sony VAIO PCG-C1VN PictureBook running
Red Hat Linux.
NewsForge: IBM's new Linux ThinkPad offers DVD playback (Apr 18, 2001, 22:02)
"IBM this week eliminated the Linux multimedia gap with the
release of the T22 ThinkPad. Big Blue's latest offering is the
first commercially available Linux computer with the ability to
play back DVDs."
Linux-Mandrake Security Advisory: kernel update (Apr 18, 2001, 20:11)
"A number of security problems have been found in the Linux
kernels prior to the latest 2.2.19 kernel. Following is a list of
problems based on the 2.2.19 release notes."
Linux Journal: Getting Certified with the Linux Professional Institute (Apr 18, 2001, 17:58)
Dan York updates us on what's happening with certification
efforts through the Linux Professional Institute.
LinuxProgramming: Zope 2.3.2 beta 1 released (Apr 18, 2001, 17:05)
Zope 2.3.2b1 contains fixes for several issues that have come up
with 2.3.1, including several Catalog and FTP related fixes. Unless
something really important comes up, no further changes are
expected between this beta and the 2.3.2 final release.
Linux Easy Installer 1.2 released (Apr 18, 2001, 15:30)
The new version of Linux Easy Installer is now available.
Yahoo!/Reuters: India's $200 'Simputer' Launch Set for April 25 (Apr 18, 2001, 15:18)
"The Simputer, said to cost only as much as a cheap color
television, was conceived in response to concerns that India,
despite being at the forefront of a global software revolution, had
a large mass of people with no access to computers."
TechnologyReview.org: Debian 2.2r3 Review (Apr 18, 2001, 15:02)
TechnologyReview looks at the most recent release of Debian 2.2
-- release 3 of "potato" -- and likes what it sees.