Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 27, 2003
OSNews: Interview with Gaël Duval of MandrakeSoft (Mar 27, 2003, 22:00)
"These days, Gaël serves in the Communications department
of MandrakeSoft and he shares his insight with us about the recent
release of Mandrake Linux 9.1..."
VNUnet: SMEs Disagree on Lure of Linux (Mar 27, 2003, 17:30)
"Three-quarters of small UK firms sniffing at the Penguin, says
report. Industry group begs to differ..."
InformationWeek: Linux Gains Ground In Retailing (Mar 27, 2003, 16:00)
"A study shows use of the open-source operating system to run
point-of-sale terminals in North America rose 185% last
DesktopLinux.com: Making the Switch to Open Source Gradually (Mar 27, 2003, 13:00)
"Doug Holton offers DesktopLinux.com readers a concise
step-by-step guide for a move to open source Linux software. Holton
details which Linux programs can be used in place of equivalent
Microsoft applications. The tutorial provides links to the tools
and software needed in a transition..."
Help Net Security: Interview with Chris Negus, Author of "Red Hat Linux 8 Bible" (Mar 27, 2003, 10:00)
"As for security, exploits (even theoretical ones) that are
found in Linux often are patched within hours. The challenge to
network administrators is to keep up with erratas and patches,
since the information is public so quickly..."
NewsForge: Make Big Money! Deliver 'The Linux Experience!' (Mar 27, 2003, 08:30)
"Okay, maybe not big money, but Massachusetts-based Open-Pc
founder/CEO Morgan Lim says he's turning a steady profit. And
lately he's been making waves with plans to move a prominent state
government agency entirely to Linux..."
LinuxPR: Linux in Education Spring Conference
(Mar 27, 2003, 07:00)
"The time has come to offer an understandable overview of Linux
and how it can be applied in public education..." Press release