Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 25, 2001
Tonight Live: Back To Work Me Buckos and more on The Fat Lady >> on The Linux Show (Sep 25, 2001, 20:45)
"We will be covering the hot Linux news of the last few weeks
while we have been absorbed by the world events. In particular, we
will talk about Red Hat and their reaching the breakeven mark."
Debian Weekly News - September 25th, 2001 (Sep 25, 2001, 20:02)
This week: KDE 2.2.1 and Xinerama, Using HFS+ with Linux, Using
Mosix on Debian GNU/Linux, New Treasurer for SPI, more.
NewsForge: LinuxDA CEO ducks questions about GPL compliance (Sep 25, 2001, 17:43)
"The PowerPlay III PDA is cheap: $89. It runs on an embedded
version of Linux called LinuxDA, by a company called Empower
Technologies . Empower's version of Linux isn't free like beer, but
there has also been a question as to whether it's free like speech.
Paul Leung, the CEO of Empower, isn't interested in hashing out the
details with NewsForge."
LinuxDevices.com: Running Linux on the Sega Dreamcast (Sep 25, 2001, 16:55)
"Bill Gatliff explains everything you need to do to install
Linux on a Sega Dreamscast gaming console. Even the necessary Linux
kernel, bootloader, and utility kernel patches are included and
available for download."
IDG.net.nz: Letter urges govt to put faith in Linux (Sep 25, 2001, 16:00)
"As the [New Zealand] Education Ministry enters into a $10
million deal with Microsoft to supply software to the country's
schools, the open source movement is stepping up pressure on the
government to use free software."
kuro5hin.org: Wikipedia is wide open. Why is it growing so fast? Why isn't it full of nonsense? (Sep 25, 2001, 11:02)
"Wikipedia's self-correction process (Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy
Wales calls it "self-healing") is very robust. There is
considerable value created by the public review process that is
continually ongoing on Wikipedia--value that is very easy to
underestimate, for those who have not experienced it
Enterprise Linux Today: RealScale Technologies Delivers The First High-Availability Blade Server (Sep 25, 2001, 04:04)
"RealScale Technologies Inc. today announced the availability
for delivery of the first High-Availability Blade Server cluster.
Based on Intel architecture, it operates on Red Hat Linux 6.2 and
ServerWatch: Rackspace Offers Control Panel for Linux, Unix Servers
(Sep 25, 2001, 01:14)
"PSA is designed to increase the productivity of Linux and Unix
administrators by enabling nontechnical personnel to perform common
server administration tasks, such as creating new e-mail accounts
or managing domains, with point-and-click functionality."