Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 19, 2003
PR: Conectiva Linux 9 Update CD Announced (Aug 19, 2003, 23:00)
"Conectiva is pleased to announce an update ISO image for
Conectiva Linux 9. This update CD contains a new and improved
installer as well as all official packages released as updates up
to July 4th, 2003...." Announcement within.
Cordis News: Encouraging Open Source Software in Public Administrations (Aug 19, 2003, 20:00)
"The European Commission's Enterprise DG has published a call
for tenders to establish a service to encourage good practice in
the area of open source software in public administrations..."
ZDNet UK: V8 Racers Get In-Car Linux Safety System (Aug 19, 2003, 20:00)
"V8 Supercar races in Australia feature onboard Linux-based
computers and wireless technology that sends information on crashes
Linux Journal: Linux Access in State and Local Government, Part VIII (Aug 19, 2003, 10:00)
"Linux provides everything eGovernment initiatives need. It also
provides a scalable savings opportunity for the People, which can
run into billions of dollars..."
LinuxDevices: Details Emerge on New $299 Linux PDA (Aug 19, 2003, 06:00)
"A brand-new Linux-based PDA is due to hit the market this
September, at a price of $299..."
TuxMobil: Laptop Manufacturers - Linux Status (Aug 19, 2003, 02:00)
"The Linux on Laptops Manufacturer Report Card has been
Computerworld.NZ: Novell Buy of Ximian OK: Asterisk (Aug 19, 2003, 01:00)
"Novell's purchase of open source email and calendaring system
Ximian initially took Igor Portugal, technical head at local Linux
provider Asterisk, by surprise..."
InfoWorld: Open Source for a Song (Aug 19, 2003, 00:00)
"On the open source side of the house, I've been liberal in my
praise. But I recently decided it was time to do something that
isn't normally associated with free and open source software--I
decided it was time to pay up..."