Linux News for Sep 25, 2002
Christian Science Monitor: OneWorldTV Gives a New Meaning to Reality TV (Sep 25, 2002, 23:30)
"Now, OneWorld International (a community of over 1,250
non-governmental organizations working for social justice) has
brought the open source concept to the documentary form, and
OneWorld TV may well bring a whole new definition to the term
LinuxDevices.com: uClinux: World's Most Popular Embedded Linux Distro? (Sep 25, 2002, 22:00)
"Despite claims to the contrary, uClinux may well represent the
world's first, most mature, and most commercially successful
embedded Linux distribution..."
MandrakeSoft: Mandrake Linux 9.0 (Dolphin) Available (Sep 25, 2002, 20:45)
"MandrakeSoft today announced the release of Mandrake Linux 9.0
(Dolphin)..." Press release within.
ITNews: NOIE to Host Linux Hoedown (Sep 25, 2002, 20:30)
"Growing demand from government CIO's for critical Linux
information has prompted Australia's peak IT advisory body to step
in with plans to conduct a government sector Linux seminar by the
end of the year..."
OSNews: A Look Into LindowsOS 2.0 (Sep 25, 2002, 19:00)
"As details became available, the skepticism of the community
grew and with the LindowsOS general release only months away, no
one is quite sure what to make of Lindows.com and their product,
NewsForge: Less of RMS, More of Your Freedom: FSF's Digital Speech Project (Sep 25, 2002, 17:30)
"Used to be that rounding up Free Software developers to
complete a non-proprietary operating system was job one. Now other
things are more urgent, like fighting digital rights management (or
digital 'restrictions' management, as Richard M. Stallman puts it),
and enforcing the GPL..."
Apache Releases Next Version of Apache 2.0 (Sep 25, 2002, 16:00)
"This newest release is primarily a bug fix that includes
updates to the experimental caching module, the removal of several
memory leaks, and fixes for several segfaults, one of which could
have been used as a denial-of-service against mod_dav."
Red Hat Linux Advisory: Zope (Sep 25, 2002, 15:59)
"Zope is a python-based application server. A number of security
hotfixes have been made available for Zope..."
CNET News: IBM Sells Linux to Retailers (Sep 25, 2002, 14:30)
"IBM has made some progress in its effort to spread the Linux
operating system far and wide, selling thousands of high-tech cash
registers to two sizable customers..."
ZDNet UK: Start-up Banks on Hack-Proof Linux (Sep 25, 2002, 13:00)
"Guardian Digital unveils a new operating system distribution
that it says will stay beyond the reach of hackers. But Red Hat and
other Linux giants are already racing into the same
Help Net Security: Interview with Marcel Gagné (Sep 25, 2002, 11:30)
"I'm not a 'RTFM' guy. Forcing people to learn by intimidation
is not my way. System administration is no more magic than anything
else--I've always believed that people want to learn this stuff and
that the person who has been put in charge of the system isn't
Portazero.info: Linux Firewall on Out of Date Hardware: Kernel 2.2 or 2.4? (Sep 25, 2002, 10:00)
"This week we are publishing [a] performance test, trying to
understand what kernel is best suited for a Linux firewall based on
an out of date PC..."
O'Reilly.net: Linux Laptop Sound Configuration (Sep 25, 2002, 08:30)
"In other words, setting up sound on a Linux laptop can quickly
become an unwanted exercise in patience and frustration..."
OWASP.org: A Guide to Building Secure Web Applications, Version 1.1 (Sep 25, 2002, 07:00)
"While this document doesn't provide a silver bullet to cure all
the ills, we hope it goes a long way in taking the first step
towards helping people understand the inherent problems in web
applications and build more secure web applications and Web
Services in the future..."
SEUL.org: Linux in Education Report #79 (Sep 25, 2002, 05:30)
The latest news from the SEUL/edu Project.
Debian Weekly News - September 24th, 2002 (Sep 25, 2002, 05:00)
The latest news from the Debian Project.
GNOME Summary: September 15-21, 2002 (Sep 25, 2002, 05:00)
The latest compilation of news from the GNOME Project.
Linuxguru.net: An Introduction to GNU Privacy Guard (Sep 25, 2002, 04:00)
"An article targeting users new to GnuPG on GNU/Linux (and UNIX)
systems, and how it can play an important role in their personal
and business lives in inceasing the security and communication of
digital medium. The article explains some of what GnuPG can do, the
very basics in using it, and why it can be so important in becoming
a valuable utility in anyone's toolbox, both personally and
Linux and Main: Climbing the Family Tree: Linux Genealogy Applications (Sep 25, 2002, 02:30)
"The Web is a tremendous source of information, and can prove
highly satisfying to the armchair researcher-cum-detective. But as
you gather information, what can you do with it...?"
The Times of India: A Linux Lining on Corporate Clouds (Sep 25, 2002, 01:00)
"Linux seems to be the right choice not only communication
gateway makers but also for Indian smaller companies developing
services and application for offices..."