Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 12, 2001
NewsForge: Bumpy ride continues for Turbolinux: No more package sales in U.S. (Sep 12, 2001, 21:00)
"A turbulent year for San Francisco-based Open Source and
proprietary software developer Turbolinux Inc. is far from over,
with the news the company has fired the president of its profitable
Japanese subsidiary and is stopping package sales of its products
in the United States."
Community: Phoenix LUG Linux Birthday Bash and Picnic (Sep 12, 2001, 18:11)
The Phoenix Linux User Group is having a Linux Birthday Bash and Pot-Luck Picnic on Saturday, September 15th, 2001,
LinuxPlanet: .comment: Of Freedom (Sep 12, 2001, 12:54)
Dennis E. Powell comments on the tragic attacks in the United
States: "Commentary on the nature and state of a computer operating
system seems almost disrespectful. What's more, it would be
difficult to devote my full attention to it, anyway. This
afternoon, though, a friend brought into focus something very much
worth saying, I think, and it's a way in which Linux, of all
things, ought to be a beacon to a troubled world," he writes.
KDE Developer Uwe Thiem: Not OT [ A KDE developer on today's attacks in the United States ] (Sep 12, 2001, 07:15)
"Living almost at the other side of the world, I would like to
express my heartfelt and deepest sympathy for the victims and their
relatives of the cowardly terroristic acts against innocent people
in NYC and Washington DC. I sincerely hope that most people were
able to escape the towers of the WTC and the Pentagon before they
collapsed and I also hope that our fellow KDE folks in NYC, Bernd
and Andreas, are alive, unharmed and uninjured."
AllLinuxDevices: Fujitsu Introduces Miniature Humanoid Robot, HOAP-1
(Sep 12, 2001, 03:08)
"The basic simulation software and user-developed programs are
designed to run on RT-Linux on an operating command PC, which
communicates with the the robot through a USB interface. The
robot's internal sensors and actuators (motors) also use USB
interface and can be easily expanded according to needs."