Linux News for Apr 21, 2003
First Ever JustLinux/Linux Today Community Event (2003-04-21 23:30:18)
When Linux Today hosts ELF this summer, we're also hosting a
gathering for readers of Linux Today and JustLinux! Details
InfoWorld: Leveraging a Global Advantage (2003-04-21 22:00:41)
As programming talent proliferates worldwide, dynamic
development frameworks are bringing developers together using
collaborative technologies and open source
InfoWorld: The Open Road Ahead (2003-04-21 20:30:40)
"Infoworld's Open Source column goes away this week... I can
honestly say that I've enjoyed writing the columns and hearing from
readers during these past months. Folks, it's been a blast."
Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.21-rc1 (2003-04-21 19:21:12)
Incremental changelog, links within.
OSDL.org: Open Source Development Lab Names New CEO (2003-04-21 19:00:47)
Stuart F. Cohen has been named Chief Executive Officer of OSDL,
according to this announcment from the consortium this morning.
LWN.net: Bits from the (New) DPL (2003-04-21 17:30:18)
Martin Michlmayr, the new Debian Project Leader, releases his
first message as DPL.
LinuxPlanet: SuSE Delivers First Linux for 64-bit AMD Opteron (2003-04-21 16:00:16)
"On April 22, AMD officially announces the release of it new
64-bit Opteron chip, going head-to-head against Intel's Itanium II
offering. And, as soon as a week after the processor's release, one
Linux distribution plans to get their own optimized-for-Opteron
server product out on the shelves. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols files
this report on SuSE's new entry into the 64-bit market..."
InfoWorld: Microsoft Pries Lid Off Stack (2003-04-21 14:30:38)
"Ironically, Microsoft is touting its Windows server platform as
a cheaper alternative to Linux..."
EuropeMedia: iCommune 'The Sequel' Released on Open-Source Site (2003-04-21 11:30:19)
"James Speth, the Mac software developer who incurred the wrath
of Apple after turning the companyâ€™s iTunes
jukebox into a file-sharing system, has released a new version of
his iCommune application that no longer uses any of
Appleâ€™s original code..."
Computerworld: BMC Brings Big Iron Management to the Masses (2003-04-21 10:00:21)
"The mainframe continues to play a role in IT, with new products
based around Linux and IBM's WebSphere Web platform, as well as
business applications from companies like SAP AG and Siebel Systems
LinuxPR: FreeTeam.Org's Outreach to Candidates Seeking Public Office
"Candidates: Free, loaner computers. LUGs: Press, politicians,
and candidates with Linux offering..."
Community: Request for Submissions for Open Source Reference Book 2003 (2003-04-21 07:00:03)
"The Center of Open Source & Government announces that it
will publish: The Open Source Reference Book 2003..." Announcment
Taaza.info: It is Hammer Time... An Interview with Hector Ruiz (2003-04-21 05:30:02)
"It was a wide-ranging discussion that covered topics such as
the future of the personal computer, Linux and yes the upcoming
Release Digest: KDE, April 20, 2003 (2003-04-21 05:00:30)
This weekend's KDE apps: Kig 0.4.1, DieRollerApp 0.1, QtRadio
0.4.1, and KSEG 0.4.
Release Digest: GNOME, April 20, 2003 (2003-04-21 05:00:00)
This weekend's GNOME apps: LinTalk 0.3-1, GStreamer 0.6.1,
coriander-0.31, netRhythmbox 0.4.7, Glade 2.0.0, and Alleyoop
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.68 (2003-04-21 02:55:56)
Changelog, links within.