Linux News for Dec 30, 2002
LinuxLookup: Using Your iPod Under Linux (2002-12-30 23:30:02)
"While doing some research on the net for ways of utilizing my
iPod under Linux, I came across a few different options..."
The Dravis Group: Linux, Inc. A Survey on Open Source Software (2002-12-30 22:00:53)
The analysts in The Dravis Group have released their own
findings on Linux: "We believe both Linux and open source software
are changing the agendas of technology providers and users alike.
Interest is global and, in some countries, the discussion of open
source versus proprietary software has entered into the realm of
LinuxPlanet: Admin Digest: Setting Up a SuSE 8.0 Linux DHCP Client (2002-12-30 20:30:00)
"Enterprise businesses with their own IT staffs may have the
knowledge and where-with-all to implement Linux in their
organizartions, but what about the small-business owner who has to
manage everything from buying pencils to setting up the network?
The Admin Digest is a new series designed to address Linux
solutions for people who have other things they can be doing with
Year-End 2002 Digest: More Recaps and Predictions (2002-12-30 19:00:15)
"Continuing our compilation of Linux-related blurbs in the
latest crop of year-end articles..."
NEAsia Online: Japan Backs Open Source Tech to Keep Competence in Digital Consumer Electronics (2002-12-30 16:00:21)
"'An OS should be an open-source OS such as Linux and TRON, and
semiconductors should have CPU-independent architecture, otherwise
Japan will lose,' [Hidetaka Fukuda] said..."
Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: bugzilla (2002-12-30 15:45:18)
"A cross site scripting vulnerability has been reported for
Bugzilla, a web-based bug tracking system..."
New York Times: Glass Panes and Software: Windows Name Is Challenged (2002-12-30 14:30:24)
An update and recap of the Windows/Lindows leagal battle: "And
an order by Judge John C. Coughenour, refusing Microsoft's plea for
a temporary injunction against Lindows.com, suggests that Microsoft
has a fight on its hands against a feisty start-up with fewer than
50 employees..." [Free registration required; alternate link
provided within. -ed.]
The Age: Raising Top-Quality Rabble (2002-12-30 13:00:14)
"If one were to tell anyone acquainted with Rick Moen that the
word self-effacing can actually be used in conjunction with him, it
is very likely that one would be met with a disbelieving
WorldTechTribune: What's in a Bug? (2002-12-30 11:30:32)
"In hopes that you might believe that I am not just a mouthpiece
of proprietary software development, I want to tell you about my
experience in making, or rather attempting to make, Open Source
software a better product for the world over..."
Tux Reports: Bluefish-gtk2 0.8 At A Glance (2002-12-30 10:00:12)
[Bluefish] "features 'multiple file editor, multiple toolbars,
custom menus, image and thumbnail dialogs, CSS dialogs, PHP, HTML,
Java, C, and XML support, external program integration (tidy,
weblint, make, javac), and lots of wizards...'"
KableNET.com: London Pushes E-government (2002-12-30 08:30:15)
"The Greater London Authority is considering the use of open
source software, a London wide e-services system and closer work
with the private sector as it moves on with its e-government
OSNews: The Comeback of a Classic OS (2002-12-30 07:00:36)
"Open Source projects such as OpenBeOS, BlueEyedOS, and Zeta,
just to name a few, began working hard on making sure that the BeOS
era continues to grow. The whole BeOS community is relying on these
projects to make this happen..."
Reuters: Sendo Sues Microsoft (2002-12-30 05:30:27)
"Privately owned Sendo may claim several hundred million dollars
in damages, according to people familiar with the court
proceedings..." In the meantime, Sendo has moved on to other
open-source operating systems.
Release Digest: KDE, December 29, 2002 (2002-12-30 05:00:45)
This holiday weekend's KDE apps: Atlantik :: Monopd 0.6.2,
Qtstalker 0.15, Skylendar 1.1, KDE Pocket PC Contacts Import 0.5,
Kemuconfig 0.1, Gambas 0.40, RPM Wizard 0.7rc1, Kamibroke 0.23,
Knob Volume Control 1.0.1, Kooka 0.39, FacturaLUX 0.4, xxdiff
2.9.1, Process View Browser 1.2, Krusader 1.12beta1, UserInfo 0.2,
KSocrat 3.01, Direct Connect 4 Linux 0.2rc4, REBECKA 0.9.12, PDF
Importer for KOffice 0.2, k8k DR6, KMPlayer 0.4, Kisdndial 0.1.4,
Kotitz 0.4.1, KSocrat 3.0.2, WAP11 Unix Configuration Utility 0.8,
Qmmslog 0.2, krename 2.5.0, KLocate2 0.22.2, KLocate2 0.22,
Kalculate 1.0, KMp3Indexer 1.2, Snort Monitor 1.1.1, Linux Drawing
Viewer 0.99b, KSetiNux 1.4, Video4Linux Grab 0.2.2, LibChipCard ::
KDE 0.7beta3, Kalzium 0.6.0, KLCC 2.0.3, Kolumns 0.3.1, Quantum GIS
0.0.8, Proc Viewer 0.5.1, XGMC 0.52, PDF Importer for KOffice 0.2b,
KBarcode 1.1.2, and NokiaCmoN 0.0.0pre7.
Release Digest: GNU, December 29, 2002 (2002-12-30 05:00:30)
This holiday weekend's GNU apps: The Electric VLSI Design System
6.07, Mailutils 0.2, GDB 5.3, and GNU Anubis 3.6.2.
Release Digest: GNOME, December 29, 2002 (2002-12-30 05:00:15)
This holiday weekend's GNOME apps: GGV 1.99.97, GHex 1.99.90,
Balsa 1.4.2, gtkmm 2.1.1, Terminal Server Client 0.86, GnomeQuran
0.2, Gnome Crontab Editor 0.0.3, pygtk-1.99.14, pyorbit-1.99.3,
gnome-python-1.99.14, and gjots 0.8.
Release Digest: General, December 29, 2002 (2002-12-30 05:00:00)
This holiday weekend's general app: flPhoto 1.0.
Kernel Traffic #197 by Zack Brown (2002-12-30 03:00:51)
Community Roundup: The latest message traffic
from the Linux kernel mailing list.
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #72 (2002-12-30 03:00:00)
Community Roundup: This week's summary:
MandrakeSoft's Future, Multi-Network Firewall, Desktop Linux
PostgreSQL Weekly News - December 25th 2002 (2002-12-30 01:00:49)
Community Roundup: The latest news from the