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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 0.7.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, June 14, 2002 (2002-06-14 23:30:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: CVSGnome Build Script and COnfigurator for Gnome 0.3.0.

  • 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 good.

  • 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.