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Arch Linux Weekly Newsletter

Jason Chu and Ben Mazer

Opening

Welcome to the Arch Linux Newsletter. This attempts to give you an ``at a glance'' look at the world of Arch Linux.

News

This Week in Dev Land

ArchStats Updates

To participate, visit: http://archstats.coding-zone.com
Number of registered systems: 322
Date first system was registered: 20031017
Most recent update occurred: 20040327
Longest recorded uptime: 175 days, 22 hours, 51 minutes, 55 seconds.
Average uptime: 4 days, 6 hours, 1 minutes, 31 seconds.
Least packages installed on a system: 44
Average installed packages: 255
Most packages installed on a system: 563

Discussions

Forum Highlights

Mailing List Highlights

TUR Mailing List

Packages

Package Highlights

New Packages

parted 1.6.8-1
php 4.3.5-1
ircii-pana 1.1-1
libao 0.8.5-1
flashplugin 6.0r81-2
xqf 0.9.14-1
mozilla-common 1.0-1
anjuta 1.2.1-2
memprof 0.5.1-2
xplanet 1.0.5-1
ethereal 0.10.3-1
zsh 4.2.0-1
fbset 2.1-1
oxine 0.2-2
xfce4-fsguard-plugin 0.2.0-1
xfce4-xmms-plugin 0.1.1-1
galculator 1.2.1-1
mutt-devel 1.5.6i-2
xpenguins_themes 1.0-1
loudmouth 0.16-1
cln 1.1.6-1
smclone 0.55-1
hexedit 1.2.9-1
php 4.3.4-8
gedit 2.4.1-2
kaffeine 0.4.2-1
gimp 2.0.0-1
kile 1.6.2-1
scrollkeeper 0.3.14-1
nano 1.2.3-1
ntop 3.0rc1-1
file 4.08-1
centericq 4.9.11-1
fakeroot 0.9.0-1
fvwm-devel 2.5.10-1
grip 3.1.6-2
apache 2.0.49-2
gimp-print 4.2.6-2
balsa 2.0.16-3

STAGING Listing

To get access to this repository and the TURs, go to: http://tur.archlinux.org/
logjam 4.3.2-s4
briquolo 0.4.2-1
cdw 0.2.2-s1
chromium 0.9.12-1
cups-pdf 1.4.1-s1
fftw3 3.0.1-1
cln 1.1.6-1
giftui 0.3.1-1
gksu 1.0.3-s1
gmencoder 0.1.0-s1
aspell-fr 0.50.1-1
gnome-cups-manager 0.17-1
gnotime 2.1.7-s1
hexedit 1.2.9-s1
gp 0.26-1
gtk-smooth-engine 0.5.6-s1
windowlab 1.23-s1
gtkglext 1.0.5-s1
gtkglextmm 1.0.1-s1
sylpheed-gtk2 0.9.9-s1
hwd 1.6-2
ion-devel 20030814-1
gocr 0.39-s1
kbarcode 1.6.1-s1
ksambaplugin 0.5b2-1
labplot 1.2.2-1
libchipcard 0.9.1-1
libgnomecups 0.1.6-1
libksba 0.4.7-1
ether-wake 1.09-1
gxmame 0.34b-1
libofx 0.6.4-1
putty 0.54-s2
fluxter 0.1.0-1
catdoc 0.93.3-1
loudmouth 0.15.1-s1
lwm 1.2.0-1
mage 6.30.030607-1
materm 0.1-1
mlview 0.6.2-1
monopd 0.9.0-s1
mp3burn 0.3.1-1
ms-sys 1.1.1-1
panorama-tools 2.6bml12-s1
parse-yapp 1.05-1
kshutdown 0.1.6-s1
pixieplus 0.5.4-1
potrace 1.2-1
potracegui 0.3-s1
prekin 6.30.030607-1
prizm 0.2-s1
pychecker 0.8.13-s1
pygtkglext 1.0.1-s1
scribus-devel 1.1.5-s1
scribus-docs 1.0.1-s1
seahorse 0.7.3-2
shaaft 0.5.0-1
smb4k 0.3.1-1
smclone 0.55-1
gtk-sharp 0.17-1
spe 0.4.2c-s1
gifsicle 1.40-1
texmacs 1.0.3.3-s1
tla 1.1-2
tse3 0.2.7-1
ttf-cheapskate 0.1-2
universalkopete 0.1-1
klogic 1.6-s1
xfce4-fsguard-plugin 0.2.0-s1
xfce4-xmms-plugin 0.1.1-s1
xml-dom 1.43-1
xml-regexp 0.03-1
xml-xql 0.68-1
xpenguins_themes 1.0-1
xtermset 0.5.1-s1
xv 3.10a-1
xymms 0.9.1-s1
sip 3.10.1-s1
qscintilla 1.2-s1
tnftp 20030825-1
muine 0.5.0-2
adns-python 1.0.0-1
straw 0.22.1-1
htmldoc 1.8.23-1
si3d 1.2-1
xfree86-freefonts-fonts 0.10-1
pil 1.1.4-s1
esmtp 0.5.0-1
gkrellm_amiconnected 0.6-1
gkrellmseti 0.7.0b-1
meld 0.9.1-1
msmtp 0.7.1-1
nautilus_thumbnailers 0.0.3-1
ne 1.20-1
njam 1.00-1
qalculate 0.3.1-1
xfig 3.2.4-1
yabasic 2.743-1
gossip 0.7.4-1
pyxml 0.8.3-s1
skencil 0.6.16-s1
bfilter 0.9.3-1
opera 723-2
amule 1.2.6-s2
jack-audio-connection-kit 0.91.1-2
python-pil 1.1.4-1

Problems

FAQ of the Week

Bugs

Bugs Closed This Week

629. beaver can't be downloaded
626. rc.shutdown need a poweroff -arg
624. oxine compile error
504. xfree86 fails to build
503. module-init-tools fails to build
620. mutt-devel 1.5.6i-1 package is broken after OpenSSL upgrade
621. gkx86info info
618. XFree86 4.3 package is missing libXinerama.so
616. Conflicts in updating perlxml
583. gtk 2.4 reminder
614. Qt designer > 3.2.3 does not switch editor windows
613. Qt designer > 3.2.3 does not switch editor windows
610. Setup script on ISO can't download linux 2.6 sources
609. ezmlm-idx-mysql and qmail
585. fakeroot fails to download
600. grip links to old openssl library
608. eject is missing :-(
603. gtkspell build error
602. aspell can't download
596. xine can't be associated with avi files in kde
601. ppp world bit readable...
480. Add Suexec to httpd

Bugs Opened This Week

654. Problem starting gnomemeeting 1.00-2
653. util-linux permissions
652. syslogd readable
651. slocate permissions, readable
650. pam reability
649. mailx permissions
648. juk crashes on startup
647. ooodi2 needs to be rebuilt against openssl 0.9.7
645. failure to download iproute2
644. initscripts compile
643. hotplug world readable
641. Enable xinput in gtk2
639. dhcp world readable
638. cvsup i686 should be $CARCH
637. bittorrent unzipping
636. bchunk permissions
635. acroread bin/bin permissions
633. gtkhtml needs indent to compile
632. gthumb needs to be upgraded for openssl 0.9.7
631. Anjuta needs rebuilding for new openssl
630. dnsmasq fails to download 2004-03-26
628. beaver can't be downloaded
625. ggv cannot start - requires wrong libssl version
623. patch for multiple packages w/ makepkg
622. firestarter not working with 2.6 kernel
617. gnome-applets depends on libgtop pkg
615. Low ForwardX11Trusted default
612. Font problems with Qt > 3.3.0
611. Kernel build procedure missing a step
607. kde - fileshareset not working correctly as user
606. kdm - kdmrc is overwritten after kdebase update
605. Anjuta needs rebuild

Closing

That's it for this week, stay tuned for more exciting ArchLinux news.

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