Linux News for Jun 14, 2002
Release Digest: GNU, June 14, 2002 (2002-06-14 23:30:40)
Today's GNU app: Automake 1.6.2
Release Digest: KDE, June 14, 2002 (2002-06-14 23:30:20)
Today's KDE apps: SSEX 0.2.0, noteedit 2.0.5, EAGLE 4.09r2,
KURLLaunch 0.3.2, KSim 0.9.0, Hayes 1.1.4, Fink KDE 3.0.1, KPhone
1.0.2, KDE Pocket PC Contacts Import 0.3, Boson 0.6, KMerlin 1.2,
Quasar Accounting :: POS 1.2, Quasar Accounting 1.2 and fvwm-ewmh
Release Digest: GNOME, June 14, 2002 (2002-06-14 23:30:00)
Today's GNOME apps: CVSGnome Build Script and COnfigurator for
LinuxPlanet: DistributionWatch: Another Tip of the Red Hat--Examining Red Hat 7.3 (2002-06-14 22:00:14)
Red Hat Linux is the most commercially popular distribution of
Linux out there today, hands down. However, reviewing a new release
of Red Hat can make any reviewer a little wary of what they might
find this time around. Bill von Hagen has examined Red Hat's latest
release and has found some surprises, both good and, well, not so
IBM developerWorks: GNOMEnclature: Getting Ready for GNOME 2, Part 2 (2002-06-14 20:30:23)
"In the second installment of the newly relaunched GNOMEnclature
column, relative GNOME newbie and Common Threads columnist Daniel
Robbins takes a a look at the new Glib object system from a new
GNOME developer's perspective. By the end of this article, you'll
know enough about GNOME to decide if you want to try it for
yourself (even if you are a stalwart C fan)..."
Evolution 1.0.7 Released (2002-06-14 20:14:25)
"A new bug-fix release of Evolution (1.0.7) is now available.
(In case you wonder, Evolution 1.0.6 was never released to the
world because of some last-minute problems.)..."
ZDNet: Can a Windows User Learn to Love Linux? We'll See (2002-06-14 19:00:35)
David Coursey journeys into the world of Linux and provides a
first installment of his travelogue.
China Daily: Linux Operating System Gains Ground in China (2002-06-14 17:30:33)
"An official from Turbo Linux [sic], one of the top
three Linux software vendors in the world and which controls 76 per
cent of the market share in China, told Business Weekly that the
company would soon be in the black, helped by big contracts signed
with Chinese companies..."
NewsForge: Wal-Mart Shipping PCs with Lindows Preinstalled (2002-06-14 16:00:38)
"In a move that appears to be a coup for Michael Robertson et
al, Wal-Mart's online store is offering eight different Microtel
PCs with LindowsOS included..."
GNOME 2.0 Desktop Release Candidate 1 Released (2002-06-14 14:30:05)
The developers of GNOME have announced the release of GNOME2
RC1. Details within.
atnewyork.com: Sun's Zander: We're Going After HP (2002-06-14 13:00:44)
"Zander also defended the company's embrace of Linux and open
source operating systems, even though analysts have dubbed it
somewhat of a laggard in the movement..."
InfoWorld: Painful Rescue (2002-06-14 11:00:42)
"Last week, a friend had a problem that brought to light one of
the benefits of open source. He was trying to install a dual-boot
Linux and Windows XP system on his laptop and discovered the
function of the rescue disk -- the hard way..."
O'Reilly.com: Ship in a Bottle (2002-06-14 08:00:42)
"In this Linux in the Enterprise article, we'll examine some
software solutions that will help you 'create' enough machines to
test against without spending anything more than a little time and
some disk space..."
Release Digest: GNOME, June 13, 2002 (2002-06-14 05:00:30)
Today's GNOME apps: GtkGLExt 0.2.0, gnome-games 2.0.0, GGV
1.99.7, and COnfigurator for Gnome 0.2.0.
Release Digest: KDE, June 13, 2002 (2002-06-14 05:00:00)
Today's KDE apps: KSensors 0.7, Gambas 0.31, EditMinus 0.1,
KMasqDialer 2 2.05 and KDE CVSBuild 0.2.0.
Community: MobiliX Wins Against Obelix (2002-06-14 03:00:49)
In a welcome display of common sense, a Munich court has
rejected the arguments of a trademark case filed against MobiliX,
which cited the similarities between comic book character names and
a mobile UNIX/Linux software firm. The Gauls, it seems, can be
defeated by the Penguin after all.
Linux Weekly News for June 13, 2002 (2002-06-14 01:00:45)
This week's news: SELinux and patents; Deersoft announces its
existence; The Alexis de Tocqueville Institution report.