Linux News for Jun 01, 2004
Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.7-rc2-mm1 (2004-06-01 23:29:29)
Changelog, link within.
Linux.com: Review: Fedora Core 2 (2004-06-01 22:45:10)
"As I sit before my new installation of Fedora Core 2 (FC2) I'm
reminded of the first time I had to put down a beloved dog..."
internetnews.com: Oracle Exec Takes Eclipse Helm (2004-06-01 22:00:28)
"The 12-person board of directors at the Eclipse Foundation will
announce their first executive director, three months after
retooling themselves as a not-for-profit organization..."
PR: SCO Retires A-1 Convertible Preferred Stock, Delays 2Q Earnings Report (2004-06-01 21:15:50)
Two press releases from SCO detail new movings and shakings in
the company's financial arena.
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Customers Follow Oracle's Linux Example (2004-06-01 21:15:12)
"Oracle announced this week that its internal migration to Linux
from Sun Solaris will be completed by the end of the year and, in
this interview, Coekaerts explains how Linux has transformed
LinuxPlanet: Can Linux Help Both Haves and Havenots? (2004-06-01 20:30:48)
"How does Linux help IT companies make money, while at the same
facilitating computer access among the world's 'havenots...?'"
internetnews.com: JBoss in Mess Over 'Fake' Messages (2004-06-01 19:45:55)
"The Middleware Company (TMC) and JBoss, Inc., have severed
their business ties with each other over ongoing charges of JBoss
employees posting fake messages on the TheServerSide.com online
East Bay Business Times: Wind River Moves Pay Off in Sales Surge (2004-06-01 19:00:13)
"Wind River is improving its software offerings by, for example,
embracing the Linux open source operating system..."
CIO: Your Open Source Plan (2004-06-01 18:15:27)
"Until recently, Tom Jeffery didn't give a damn about
CNETASia: Supercomputer Makers Becoming (Linux) Boutique? (2004-06-01 17:30:25)
"Thunder... is possibly the second-most powerful computing
machine on the planet--and it was built by a company with about as
many employees as a real estate office..."
internetnews.com: Mozilla, Opera Join Forces For New W3C Proposal (2004-06-01 16:45:13)
"Two of Microsoft's rivals in the browser space have joined
forces on a standards proposal slated to be presented to a W3C
IT Manager's Journal: Red Hat CEO Szulik on Business, SCO, and Other Topics (2004-06-01 16:00:43)
"Red Hat's move to the subscription model began in 1997.
Management believed that if it could deliver innovation to the
customer as fast as it could certify and test, then it could
increasingly deliver value to the customer over the long
internetnews.com: Sun Serves up New Pricing Strategy, Products (2004-06-01 15:15:00)
"Sun Microsystems is focusing on the red-hot Asian Pacific
marketplace to make its latest stand against rivals and launch some
30 new hardware and software products, plus per-citizen pricing
VNUnet: Linux Boosts European Server Market (2004-06-01 14:30:22)
"Boosted by stronger than expected demand for Intel x86 systems
running Linux, the western European server market has made a
'promising' start to 2004..."
internetnews.com: HP Throws Weight Behind MySQL, JBoss (2004-06-01 13:45:20)
"HP stepped up its commitment to open source software Monday by
pledging to offer and support the MySQL database server and JBoss
application server software in its servers..."
Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.27-pre4 (2004-06-01 13:44:58)
Incremental changelog, links within.
Linux Journal: ipfilter on GNU/Linux: Is It Finally Here? (2004-06-01 13:00:11)
"ipfilter now is available for GNU/Linux, but it's not quite
ready to replace your current firewall setup..."
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.7-rc2 (2004-06-01 12:59:11)
Changelog, links within.
Alan Cox: An Open Letter On Software Patents and EU Election (2004-06-01 12:30:40)
"In about a week you get an opportunity to send the EU
politicians a message they cannot ignore..."
DevX: Develop Desktop GUI Apps with PHP-GTKPHP-GTK, the Standalone PHP (2004-06-01 11:30:13)
Learn the basic building blocks of PHP-GTK coding with a
tutorial for first installing the language and then building and
connecting its widgets, buttons, and functions.
LinuxDevices: Device Profile: Violet Dal, the First "Emotional Lamp" (2004-06-01 10:00:54)
"Embedded Linux powers the first 'emotional lamp,' a
WiFi-connected device that can be programmed to respond to
real-world events by emanating sequences of gentle color..."
Linux.com: Chrooting Apache (2004-06-01 08:30:01)
"In this article we will look at how to install the Apache Web
server in such an environment..."
DevChannel: Subversion: The New-Generation CVS (2004-06-01 07:00:16)
"To facilitate such practices, developers can turn to special
versioning software. In this article we will explore Subversion,
one of the most recently released version control suites..."
developerWorks: The Master Managed Job Factory Service (MMJFS) (2004-06-01 05:30:42)
"This article is a developer's overview of a custom GRAM client
Release Digest: KDE, May 31, 2004 (2004-06-01 05:00:40)
This holiday weekend's KDE apps: quickSearch 0.2, VariCAD
9.0-2.3, NoteBookManager 0.7.4, KStreamRipper 0.2, slowarj 0.2.0,
Kommander 1.0 Alpha 2, Cervisia 2.1.2, QTPov Editor 0.3.4, Atlantik
0.7.0-alpha1, KPoGre 0.9.8, KNemo 0.1.5, KDiff3 0.9.84, BoomBox
0.1, KLearnNotes2 1.2, kvpnc 0.2, Divx4linux Deb 5.0.5, Lexmark
Z22/Z32 Printer Driver Debian 1.0-6, Simple Installer 0.3a,
KXDocker 0.20, portageTool 0.1 pre alpha, and aKregator
Release Digest: GNOME, May 31, 2004 (2004-06-01 05:00:20)
This holiday weekend's GNOME apps: Hardware Monitor applet
1.0.1; Monster Masher 1.6 and 1.6.1; ooo-build-1.1.56, and
DistroWatch: Distributions, May 31, 2004 (2004-06-01 05:00:00)
This holiday weekend's distributions: Hancom Linux 4.0 Beta 3,
Kurumin Linux 3.0, Mandrakemove 2 Snapshot, Astaro Security Linux
5.010, and Turkix 1.0.