Archive for March 2003

 Mandrake 9.1 is out

OK - it’s official - Mandrake 9.1 is out for grabs. Here is the press release, and the full feature list, along with the screenshots (drool…) is out here. Some of the goodies included are kernel 2.4.21, XFree 4.2.3 (with much better looking fonts), GNOME 2.2, and KDE 3.1.

 Redhat 9.0 and Mandrake 9.1

Redhat 9.0 and Mandrake 9.1 ISOs are set to appear on the net within a few days. However, the guys at OSnews have managed to have a sneak peek at both. Here are the (p)reviews of RH 9.0 and MDK 9.1. The screenshots sure do look good…

 LUG Meeting on 22nd March 2003

VENUE : Millenium Park, Babughat TIME : 4:15 PM
MEETING POINT: Millenium Park Ticket Counter. We all collect there at about 4:OO PM and then move into the Park at 4:15 PM. If you are late, then get into the park and be on the lookout for guys wearing Tux badges/having LFY Mags/looking geekish
**Important Point: Millenium [...]

 Slackware 9.0 Released

Good news for all the Slackware die-hards here! Slackware which was hovering at RC releases for some time now has released version 9.0 on Tue Mar 18 01:44:41 PST 2003
The Slackware website is still behind date! But as ChangeLog states – “Slackware 9.0 is released… happy release day!” Smiling

 Development kernel 2.5.65 Released

Linus has finally released the 2.5.65 development kernel. This large patch includes a bunch of scheduler work, some IDE work, some devfs trimming, NUMA updates, a PCI update, a number of kbuild updates (including the long-awaited GTK front end for “make xconfig”), various architecture updates, and a long list of other fixes. See the announcement [...]

 SuSE 8.2 released

SuSE Linux version 8.2 has been released. New features include out of the box remote desktop sharing, tabbed browsing in Konqueror (yay!!), KDE 3.1, GNOME 2.2, a profile manager for mobile users and several interesting new crypto/security features. The release announcement can be found here.

 This meeting was more like a seminar with talks on different topics

This meeting was more like a seminar with talks on different topics. Our venue was the seminar hall of Heritage Institute of Technology. The arrangement was excellent. We had 2 complete machines, an LCD projector and microphones. The turnout was around 150 if my eye estimate is not wrong.First there was a short speech by [...]