Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 25, 2002
UWB Planet: FCC Says UWB Is Not a Threat to GPS (Oct 25, 2002, 20:07)
Ultrawideband, a wireless technology that would open existing
spectrum for new communications devices, seems to be getting closer
to formal U.S. approval.
The Register: Fabulous Fonts in Linux (Oct 25, 2002, 19:53)
Thomas C. Greene shares his technique for using MS True Type
fonts on KDE.
Silicon.com: Report Predicts Linux Will Dominate Servers by 2009 (Oct 25, 2002, 19:39)
"Linux will be the major server operating system by 2009, at the
expense of proprietary Unix operating systems from HP, IBM and
BusinessWeek: Sun's Tolliver: "It's Brutally Competitive"
(Oct 25, 2002, 15:25)
"The chief strategic officer admits the "heady days" won't
return, but he's sure his outfit will defy rivals and rise
The Register: SuSE 8.1 Illustrates MS' Fear (Oct 25, 2002, 13:00)
"Anyone wondering why MS execs Steve Ballmer and Brian Valentine
are so bent out of shape about Linux should check out SuSE's most
recent distro, 8.1, for insight..."
LinuxHardware.org: CD Writers of Choice (Oct 25, 2002, 11:00)
LinuxHardware takes a gander at three CD-RW drives to find out
which is the best and which ones will run with Linux.
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #65 (Oct 25, 2002, 07:00)
This Week's Summary: Upcoming Frankfurt LinuxWorld Expo;
Mandrake in the News; The Latest MandrakeClub Activities; Financial
Corner; Linux Training; Desktop Fun; New Russian Mailing List;
LinuxPlanet: Book Review: "The Business and Economics of Linux and Open Source" (Oct 25, 2002, 01:00)
"Open source has been discussed in recent literature in
sociological essays, political biographies, and techno-treatises
written for geeks. Robert McMillan reviews a new book from Martin
Fink that delves into the business side of open source."