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Linux News for Mar 21, 2002

  • Debian Weekly News: March 20, 2002 (2002-03-21 23:30:20)
    This week: Debian elections; XFree 4.1.0-15 prerelease packages; censoring Debian; more.

  • Linux Weekly News for March 21, 2002 (2002-03-21 22:00:30)
    In this week's news: Digital Speech Project; Red Hat financials; HURD vs. proprietary; LWN donations

  • ZDNet: Red Hat Revamps, Eyes Large Corporations (2002-03-21 20:30:43)
    "Red Hat, the top seller of the Linux operating system, has restructured to focus on big customers while cutting jobs elsewhere, executives said Tuesday..."

  • Red Hat Security Advisory: imlib (2002-03-21 20:19:37)
    "Updated imlib packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 6.2, 7, 7.1 and 7.2 which fix potential problems loading untrusted images..."

  • News & Observer: Embracing Open-Source Computing (2002-03-21 19:00:58)
    "To understand why N.C. State University is a hotbed for open-source computing, watch eight duck-shaped robots learn to recognize one another as they navigate a maze in a campus lab..."

  • News.com: Building Trust into Open Source (2002-03-21 17:30:15)
    "The flaws could compromise the security of computers on which the applications are installed, prompting some developers to urge the open-source community to take another look at popular code. But most fear the majority of members won't bother..."

  • dot.kde.org: KDE 3.0RC3 Released (2002-03-21 16:00:00)
    "The KDE Project has announced the release of KDE 3.0RC3 (on this, the first day of Spring). The release comes a month after the release of KDE 3.0beta2, with two (semi-public) release candidates, as well as a well-attended 1-week hacking session for fixing problems, appearing in the interim..."

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac5 (2002-03-21 15:00:27)
    Changelog, links within

  • LinuxPlanet: Volution: Promising Solution, GUI Not Quite There Yet (2002-03-21 14:30:37)
    There are a myriad of Linux e-mail and messaging servers available right now, and choosing the right one for your organization is not always an easy decision. LinuxPlanet's Dee-Ann LeBlanc wades through the commercial e-mail server products that are out there to see what's what. Her first stop: Caldera's Volution Messaging Server.

  • Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory: kdm (2002-03-21 14:26:08)
    "A problem was discovered with the default configuration of the kdm display manager in Mandrake Linux..."

  • KDE.org: KDE Worldwide Goes Live (2002-03-21 13:00:42)
    "KDE Worldwide wants to promote KDE internationally by providing information and to assist those interested in the localised and translated versions of KDE..."

  • Zvon.org: Online RFC Repository Completed (2002-03-21 11:00:24)
    "Last year we have started the Zvon RFC Repository project... which reached a very important milestone [March 19]: all on-line accessible RFCs are now available in the repository..."

  • Linux Documentation Project Weekly News 2002-03-19 (2002-03-21 08:00:16)
    This week: A new editor; new and updated documents.

  • Enterprise Linux Today: Turbolinux Speeds Enterprise Acceptance of Linux (2002-03-21 05:00:13)
    "Turbolinux, Inc. has announced that Turbolinux 7 Server, the first Linux distribution to conform to Li18NUX internationalization standards, will extend its support for enterprise computing by implementing the recommendations of the Enterprise Linux Alliance..."

  • LinuxPR: theKompany.com Releases Quanta Gold Web development tool version 3.4.0 (2002-03-21 03:03:53)
    "Quanta Gold is our web development software for Linux and Windows. Quanta Gold is designed for the professional web developer that needs sophisticated project management abilities as well as all the features and hooks that a modern web site needs."

  • LinuxPR: InsightClient 2.9 Introduces Exchange Functionality for Linux Clients (2002-03-21 01:01:24)
    "InsightClient 2.9 for Linux and Solaris allows non-Windows desktops to work with Outlook through the server. The release of InsightClient 2.9 follows the recent news of Bynari's Exchange Client Extension, which lets Outlook users to move from Exchange to IMAP servers while retaining Outlook's native components..."

  • Marcello Tosatti: Linux 2.4.19-pre4 (2002-03-21 01:00:03)
    Changelog (now in BitKeeper format), link within.