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Linux News for Jul 17, 2002

  • Linux Journal: Linux Timeline (Jun 01, 2006, 19:30)
    "In celebration and in honor of an amazing community's history we're compiling the significant events of 2002-2006 (and of course anything from earlier years that we may have previously missed)..."

  • Interview: Robert Love (Jul 17, 2002, 23:30)
    "In this interview, Robert discusses the status of Linux kernel preemption, talks about his recent involvement with the O(1) scheduler, and explains his recent VM overcommit work..."

  • Two on OpenGL: v1.4 Released, Standard Moves to Cell-Phones (Jul 17, 2002, 22:45)
    OpenGL has been under some scrutiny from many sides of late; two articles, one from ZDNet UK and the other a straight press release from SGI highlight recent advances made with this graphics standard.

  • Linux Journal: Linux Timeline (Jul 17, 2002, 19:00)
    "As part of our 100th issue celebration, we present 100 of the most significant events in Linux history. As shown in the timeline, the first issue of Linux Journal coincided with the release of Linux 1.0. Ever since, the fortunes of our magazine have followed those of Linux at large..."

  • LinuxPlanet: Win4Lin--For Those Who Can't Leave Microsoft Windows Behind (Jul 17, 2002, 17:30)
    We hear it all the time from those poised to jump into the Linux pool: will my Windows apps work? Some commercial developers have created specific tools to help users run Windows-based apps under Linux. One of those cross-over tools is NeTraverse's Win4Lin. But does it really work? Dee-Ann LeBlanc reports.

  • Microsoft's Gentler Approach to Linux (Jul 17, 2002, 16:00)
    "In December of 2001, a memo leaked from Microsoft's Brian Valentine, senior vice president of the Windows division, to the company's sales, marketing and service groups. Among other things, Valentine outlined plans for Microsoft to begin a campaign that debunks myths surrounding Linux..."

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19rc1-ac7 (Jul 17, 2002, 15:57)
    Changelog, link within.

  • O'Reilly Network: Linux in Government (Jul 17, 2002, 14:30)
    "Ten years after joining the research staff at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Przemek Klosowski still remembers his first encounter with Linux..."

  • The Register: Ballmer 'Fesses Up to Linux/Windows Cost FUD (Jul 17, 2002, 13:00)
    This story mostly repeats the information from yesterday's VARBusiness story--with one new bit of information: MS has apparently changed some of its standing arguments against Linux.

  • Little Linux Systems for Projects and Products (Jul 17, 2002, 10:00)
    "Are you looking for small pre-built systems for implementing your Linux-based projects or products? Look no further..."

  • OSNews: Preview: Limbo Time (Jul 17, 2002, 08:30)
    "Seeing a Red Hat Beta so soon after the release of Red Hat Linux 7.3 is both surprising and exciting--I've used many flavors of Linux and always come back to Red Hat on the desktop..."

  • Debian Weekly News - July 16th, 2002 (Jul 17, 2002, 07:00)
    The latest news from the Debian Project.

  • InformationWeek: IT Surfs The Ocean's Waves (Jul 17, 2002, 05:30)
    "Linux cluster gives researchers a hardy platform for wave simulation..."

  • Release Digest: General, July 16, 2002 (Jul 17, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's General apps: schedutil 0.0.9, Freeciv 1.13.0, Arianne ALPHA 2, Open Webmail 1.70, and Claroline 1.3.0.alpha.

  • Release Digest: KDE, July 16, 2002 (Jul 17, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's KDE apps: KFileReplace 0.7.0, Atlantik :: Monopd 0.4.3, and REBECKA 0.9.2.

  • Release Digest: GNU, July 16, 2002 (Jul 17, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's GNU app: glpk 3.2.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, July 16, 2002 (Jul 17, 2002, 05:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: Pan 0.11.4, gThumb 1.102, and gnomemm 1.3.8.

  • AbiWord Weekly News #100 by Jesper Skov (Jul 17, 2002, 03:00)
    "It seems development is slowly starting to pick up again. At least it has been a while since we last had the number of checkins we see this week..."

  • Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.26 (Jul 17, 2002, 01:00)
    Changelog summary, links within.

  • Red Hat Linux Advisory: mod_ssl (Jul 17, 2002, 00:59)
    "The mod_ssl module provides strong cryptography for the Apache Web server via the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols. Versions of mod_ssl prior to 2.8.10 are subject to a single NULL overflow that can cause arbitrary code execution..."

  • Little Linux Systems for Projects and Products (Aug 04, 2001, 22:00)
    LinuxDevices offers a brief, illustrated guide to some of the "little Linux systems" available, from pre-built appliances to relatively blank slates with which developers can work on their own projects.