Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 28, 2002
blender3d.com: Open Blender Project Outlined (Aug 28, 2002, 23:30)
The Blender fundraising efforts have been very successful, and
now the Open Blender project is outlining its future plans.
CRN: Dataquest: U.S. Server Shipments Rising, Linux Coming On Strong (Aug 28, 2002, 17:30)
"Of those servers, the Linux-based market segment grew the
fastest, Hewitt said. Total Linux-based IA-32 server revenue for
the quarter was $220 million, up from $170 million in the same
quarter of 2001..."
The Dallas Morning News: Lagging Job Market Affects Linux Pros, Too (Aug 28, 2002, 16:00)
"Linux is pushing into the corporate world as an inexpensive
alternative to Microsoft's Windows operating system, but experts
say the job market for Linux professionals, like the market for all
tech workers, is lagging..."
Linux Journal: Installing Red Hat 7.3 on a Compaq Presario 711CL Laptop (Aug 28, 2002, 11:30)
"The configuration I recently bought from Costco.com includes
too many features to list here, but it has more than two times the
power that my desktop system has and includes a FireWire port and
an 8x DVD drive. The pre-installed version of Windows XP wasn't a
big selling point for me, though; I wanted to use Linux on my new
Debian Weekly News - August 27th, 2002 (Aug 28, 2002, 07:00)
The latest news from the Debian project.
Linux and Main: QliTech Announces Choice of Linux Preloads on Apple Machines (Aug 28, 2002, 01:00)
"An Illinois company that has shipped Linux preloaded on PCs
since 1998 now offers a choice of four Linux distributions on Apple
machines, the company has announced..."
The Register: MS Plays Volume Licensing Upgrade Card Against Naked PCs (Aug 28, 2002, 00:00)
"However, it appears that the people who thought they'd been
buying two licences per machine are largely mistaken, and the ones
who thought they'd been saving money have actually been stealing
Microsoft's. Just you wait for the audit, all you dirty software
pirates running the IT departments of major corporations..."