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
KernelTrap.org: 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
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.
SearchWindowsManageability.com: 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
LinuxDevices.com: 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
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
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
LinuxDevices.com: 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