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Linux News for Jun 26, 2002

  • OSNews: Interview with Joseph Cheek of Lycoris (2002-06-26 23:30:08)
    "In general users are impressed, and say 'if only it had feature X it would be perfect.' The most requested features are better configuration utilities, an easy to use software installer, and more pre-made software available for installation..."

  • Linux and Main: The Future Belongs to GNOME; Inertia, to KDE (2002-06-26 22:00:45)
    "Once things are done a certain way, headed in a certain direction, it's really tough to alter them. That's what keeps Windows on millions of machines whose owners hate that operating system. And it's what keeps KDE on my desktop, at least for the moment..."

  • EL Today: GNU Bayonne 1.0 Preliminary Release Candidate Announced (2002-06-26 20:30:00)
    "After two years of development, a 1.0 preliminary release candidate for GNU Bayonne has emerged from the GNU project under sponsorship by the Free Software Foundation and OST..."

  • pclinuxonline: GNOME Clarified (2002-06-26 19:00:27)
    "Earlier this week, we featured an article entitled Why I don't like Gnome. This article has been written as a response to this post, and to other criticisms I have come across over the past few years..." [Site is now back up, so this story has been reposted. -ed.]

  • PR: GNOME 2.0 Desktop and Developer Platform Released (2002-06-26 17:47:54)
    "The GNOME Foundation today released version 2.0 of the GNOME Desktop and Developer Platform at the Ottawa Linux Symposium..."

  • Linux Online: Surfing the Web with Linux (2002-06-26 17:30:13)
    "But luckily, 5 years later, we have a virtual cornucopia of browsers to choose from that run on our favorite operating system. I'm going to give my opinion as to how these stack up..."

  • Two on Linux and Biotech (2002-06-26 16:00:14)
    Two bio-oriented organizations, one in Australia and one in the US, have independently announced their intentions to utilize Linux for supercomputer-level research. Stories within.

  • LWN: OpenSSH 3.4 Released (2002-06-26 15:49:55)
    A brief release announcment on the new update of OpenSSH.

  • MSNBC: So Whatever Happened to Linux? (2002-06-26 13:00:45)
    "The Linux operating system, and other 'open source' alternatives written by devoted bands of volunteer programmers, would be available to anyone for the cost of a download. But today, Windows is still running on the vast majority of PCs. So what happened?"

  • The Register: MS to Eradicate GPL, Hence Linux (2002-06-26 12:00:29)
    "Yesterday, as we all know, Microsoft fed an 'exclusive' story about its new 'Palladium' DRM/PKI Trust Machine to Newsweek hack Steven Levy... But my question is, what does it mean to the Linux user base...?"

  • Georg's Brave GNU World #40 (2002-06-26 11:00:33)
    The latest issue of Brave GNU World has been released.

  • Debian Weekly News - June 25th, 2002 (2002-06-26 09:00:21)
    The latest news from the Debian Project.

  • GNOME Summary for June 2-22, 2002 (2002-06-26 07:00:04)
    The latest compilation of news from the GNOME Project.

  • WebReference.com: XML in Mozilla 1.0 (2002-06-26 06:00:14)
    A technical reference on how XML is treated in the milestone release of Mozilla.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, June 25, 2002 (2002-06-26 05:00:20)
    Today's GNOME app: Dr. Genius 0.6.2.

  • MoeLabs.com: openMosix Ported to UML (2002-06-26 03:00:06)
    Get ready for better clustering, say the developers of openMosix...