Linux News for Aug 01, 2005
NewsForge: Five Addictive Open Source Games (2005-08-01 23:30:13)
"You can use open source software to make yourself more
productive, but the open source community has also produced some
impressive game titles, such as Freeciv, Vega Strike, and Flight
LinuxDevices: Device Profile: Gamepark GPX2-F100 (2005-08-01 22:45:38)
"Korean handheld vendor Gamepark has announced a new portable
media player and gaming device based on embedded Linux..."
The Boston Globe: The Open Source Cafe (2005-08-01 22:00:14)
"To some, open-source means Linux and a computer software
revolution. To others, it also means tasty Greek meatballs and
Korean coconut chicken..."
CXOtoday: The Penguin Now Writes For Indian Express (2005-08-01 21:15:38)
"Adhering to this, the Indian Express group, after almost a
decade is undergoing a major revamp of its primitive legacy
LinuxPlanet: Programming Guide Gets Down to the Metal (2005-08-01 20:30:06)
"Of all the languages available for the Linux platform few have
as a long a heritage as awk..."
Powerbuilder Developer's Journal: SpikeSource Branches Out With Made-To-Order Open-Source Stacks (2005-08-01 19:45:12)
"SpikeSource, the Kim Polese-Kleiner Perkins open source
start-up testing and certifying LAMP stacks, is branching out into
free fully configured made-to-order stacks..."
eWeek: Open Chips Take Aim at Hardware World (2005-08-01 19:00:58)
"The same principals that brought the Linux operating system to
the computer world are helping to propagate a new generation of
Computer Business Review: SCO Admits Stock Compensation Snafu (2005-08-01 18:15:35)
"SCO Group Inc has offered to buy back from employees 312,806
shares of common stock that the Unix vendor says it distributed
without complying with registration or qualification requirements
under state securities laws..."
Trustix Secure Linux Advisory: mysql, fetchmail, zlib, perl, apache, netpbm, vim, nss_ldap (2005-08-01 18:15:01)
Multiple patches for Trustix Secure Linux
Gentoo Linux Advisory: Compress::Zlib (2005-08-01 18:15:00)
"Compress::Zlib is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which could
potentially lead to execution of arbitrary code..."
CNET News: Nero Updates Linux Disc-Burning Software (2005-08-01 17:30:15)
"Nero released version 2 of a Linux edition of its software for
burning CDs and DVDs this week..."
eWeek: Firefox Builds on Its Success (2005-08-01 16:45:24)
"Firefox, the popular open-source Web browser, is continuing to
gain users even as its management structure evolves and it resets
its plans for its next update..."
GNOME.org: A Prerelease Tour of GNOME 2.12 (2005-08-01 16:00:34)
"GNOME 2.12 will be released to the world on September 7th,
2005, culminating 6 months of very exciting work by members of the
Groklaw: About Those "Patents" MS Licensed from SCO in 2003... (2005-08-01 15:15:26)
"Back in May of 2003, SCO announced that Microsoft had paid them
millions, and we were told this is what they paid for..."
internetnews.com: Study: Open Source Set to Grow in Asia/Pac (2005-08-01 14:30:43)
"Open Source adoption among developers is expected to grow at a
faster pace in the Asia Pacific region (APAC) than in North
Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: pdns (2005-08-01 14:30:00)
"Several problems have been discovered in pdns, a versatile
nameserver that can lead to a denial of service..."
The New York Times/CNET News: Rating System to Evaluate Open-Source Software (2005-08-01 13:45:49)
"No-cost software, despite the price, can be confusing and
costly for corporations to use..."
Free Software Magazine: Interview with Miguel De Icaza (2005-08-01 11:30:56)
"Miguel talks about his life, MONO, and the future of the
GNU/Linux desktop's application development..."
LinuxHardware: Connect3D Radeon X800 Linux Review (2005-08-01 10:00:12)
"We've been wanting to do a review of an ATI video card here for
quite some time but video cards have always been hard to come
NewsForge: Sharing Files Between OpenOffice.org and Microsoft Office (2005-08-01 08:30:45)
"Even if you're the most dedicated OpenOffice.org user in the
world, sooner or later you'll be asked to share files with someone
using Microsoft Office..."
Free Software Magazine: You Needn't Eat Spam (Or Worms) (2005-08-01 07:00:07)
"Many who would cure us of spam look in the wrong
place--technology--for the answer..."
developerWorks: Migrate Apps from Internet Explorer to Mozilla (2005-08-01 05:30:52)
"In this article, I will describe Mozilla's quirks mode, which
provides strong backwards HTML compatibility with Internet Explorer
and other legacy browsers..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Knoppix Hacks: Use Knoppix to Rescue Windows (2005-08-01 01:00:47)
"In this e-mail exchange, Rankin provides instructions for using
Knoppix in place of the Windows Recovery CD..."