What's New May 2003

Kernel

Ingo Molnar announces Exec Shield.

Prevent the injection of executable via buffer overrun and related attacks.

Apps

Karamba

Dashboard style desktop interface for KDE

http://www.efd.lth.se/~d98hk/karamba


VMWare 4

Support for more recent Windows / Linux releases, better performance, very polished tabbed Linux GUI


DNSTrace

Useful little app for seeing sequence of DNS queries and answers from different servers

http://www.mavetju.org/unix/dnstracer.php

Distros

Red Hat for Opteron beta

www.redhat.com

News

X.org IPV6 specs released

www.x.org


Crossover Office 2

Photoshop, Office XP, other apps

www.codeweavers.com


Motion detection auto away for Kopete

http://kopete.kde.org

Games

Devastation in beta

http://www.icculus.org