Linux News for Oct 01, 2002
Linux and Main: Kapital 1.0, Personal Finance Package for Linux, Is Released (2002-10-01 23:30:15)
"Under development for more than two years, Kapital allows
import of Quicken-generated .qif files, so much data from the
non-Linux program can be imported into Kapital..."
Tonight Live: Linux in Education, Red Hat 8.0 Review, Linux on the Battle Lines (2002-10-01 22:00:52)
"An update on today's vote to put a temporary halt to webcasting
royalties. And as we seen to be inching toward conflict in the mid
east, we will discuss a story we did not get to last week, why
linux seems to be a good choice for military reasons and in
particular NON-US military..."
eWEEK: Open Source: a False Sense of Security? (2002-10-01 22:00:04)
"And when the Code Red and Nimda worms chewed their way through
hundreds of thousands of unpatched Microsoft Internet Information
Services servers last year, Apache users sat back and smiled,
believing nothing like that could happen to them..."
PCWorld: Linux vs. Windows: The Rematch (2002-10-01 19:00:28)
"Can a frustrated Windows user dump Microsoft? Even with lots of
improvements, Linux is still no cakewalk..."
theOpenEnterprise: Open Source: Enterprise Ready -- With Qualifiers (2002-10-01 16:00:09)
"This much we can say for sure: The Open Enterprise--the
corporate IT organization using open-source and standards-based
software to meet today's business requirements--is alive, it's well
and it's plotting ways to further leverage open software..."
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.40 (2002-10-01 14:30:47)
Changelog, link, and a feature-freeze reminder.
GenomeWeb: Is Bioinformatics--And Open-Source Software--In ABI's Future? (2002-10-01 13:00:55)
"Open sourcing 'could have tremendous value for the community
and Applied Biosystems,' pointed out Steven Brenner, an assistant
professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and an
open-source advocate. Open sourcing 'allows more people to
integrate more systems...'"
Linux Journal: Installing a Sony CRX195A1 CDRW Drive in Red Hat 7.3 (2002-10-01 11:00:35)
"Having decided to take the plunge and purchase a CD writer for
my computer, I realized I didn't know the first thing about CDRW
drives and Linux..."
Kernel Traffic #186 by Zack Brown (2002-10-01 09:00:26)
The latest message traffic from the Linux kernel mailing
Kernel Cousin Wine #137 By Brian Vincent (2002-10-01 07:00:18)
The latest message traffic for Wine development.
Release Digest: GNOME, September 30, 2002 (2002-10-01 05:00:00)
Today's GNOME apps: GTK+-2.1.0 and GNet 1.1.7
Kernel Cousin GNUe #48 (2002-10-01 03:00:40)
The latest news from the GNUe project.
NewsFactor: What's New on the Open Source Front? (2002-10-01 01:00:29)
"Yankee Group senior analyst Laura DiDio argued that the time is
not right for major new software, especially open source offerings.
'The mood is cautionary,' she said..."
SuSE Linux Advisory: heimdal (2002-10-01 00:59:31)
"The SuSE Security Team has reviewed critical parts of the
Heimdal package such as the kadmind and kdc server. While doing so
several possible buffer overflows and other bugs have been
uncovered and fixed..."
Red Hat Linux Advisory: unzip, tar (2002-10-01 00:58:49)
"The unzip and tar utilities contain vulnerabilities which can
allow arbitrary files to be overwritten during archive