Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 19, 2002
Tonight Live: Comdex Update, Linux Supercomputing and Microsoft By the Numbers (Nov 19, 2002, 22:00)
"In particular, updates on Microsoft's behaviors in India,
Microsoft's sales & profits/loses by product/department (they
lost how much on MSN??), Comdex-the hot new product news and the
future of Comdex (Key3 media is in hot water), and more..."
ZDNet: SuSE Has Bold Plans for Linux Desktop (Nov 19, 2002, 19:00)
Comdex: "SuSE plans to announce in January an
effort to bring the open-source Linux operating system to desktop
computers, an attack on Microsoft that will be bolder than similar
initiatives from Red Hat and Sun Microsystems..."
UnitedLinux Takes Aim At Microsoft, Sun, Red Hat (Nov 19, 2002, 17:30)
Comdex: SCO Linux 4.0 and SuSE Linux Enterprise
Server 8 are coming out today, thus marking the first commercial
releases of UnitedLinux. But who is selling what to whom? Linux
Today is on the scene at Comdex and has some answers from these
members of the UL consortium.
The Register: MS Exec Rattles Sabre, Suggests Linux Could Infringe Patents (Nov 19, 2002, 16:00)
"The CEO of Microsoft Israel has played the FUD card against
Linux, raising doubts about the provenance of the intellectual
property in the software, and advising potential customers to seek
indemnification from the supplier in the event of patent
Mandrake Linux Advisory: ypserv (Nov 19, 2002, 15:50)
"A memory leak that could be triggered remotely was discovered
in ypserv 2.5 and earlier..."
OSNews: Introducing the Linux-based Moxi (Nov 19, 2002, 13:00)
"A few months ago Paul Allen's Digeo company acquired Moxi, who
at the time was working on a TiVo-like PVR Linux-based solution,
also named Moxi. Many expected that the co-founder of Microsoft
would modify the product to use WindowsCE, but instead the Moxi has
continued to be developed with Linux..."
Linux Journal: Gnus for Mail and Newsgroups (Nov 19, 2002, 05:30)
"A tutorial for using and configuring Gnus in Emacs that can
make your inbox a cleaner and much more efficient place..."
ConnectedUser: Syncronizing Linux iPAQ with Microsoft Outlook (Nov 19, 2002, 04:00)
Got a Linux iPAQ but still need to deal with Outlook at the home
or office? You can get them to talk to each other, according to
this article from ConnectedUser.