Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 31, 2003
Editor's Note: It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (Oct 31, 2003, 23:30)
Halloween is upon us, bringing tales of terror and woe. Well,
maybe just an ulcer or two...
Trolltech Hints At Geographic Expansion, Windows Sync, For Linux Smartphones (Oct 31, 2003, 22:00)
"Trolltech, maker of the embedded Linux development environment
in Motorola's new A760 smartphone, is now talking with mobile
operators in North America and Europe to spur Linux cell phone
implementations beyond China, Korea, and Japan..."
NewsForge: FSF General Counsel Eben Moglen on Cisco and SCO (Oct 31, 2003, 17:00)
"I approached Cisco about it two or three weeks ago and got a
brush-off. The buzz on the street has been that a Cisco/Linksys
router runs on a modified version of Linux, but that they have not
published the resulting code. Eben Moglen was much more forthcoming
than Cisco had been..."
Groklaw: SCO Linux Downloads for Customers Only 11/01/03 (Oct 31, 2003, 14:30)
"The GPL is their downfall. It's almost amusing watching them
get all tangled up in its terms. They can't satisfy their greed and
abide by the GPL at the same time. Poor SCO..."
NewsForge: GKrellM: Geek Eye-Candy, Monitors, and More (Oct 31, 2003, 10:00)
"Bill Wilson's little 'single process stack of system monitors'
known as GKrellM has become so popular some refer to it (or just
use it) as geek eye-candy rather than as the very nice performance
monitoring tool that it is..."
LinuxHardware.org: A Tale of Two Mobile Options (Oct 31, 2003, 08:30)
"Then you add us Linux users to the mix and the argument takes
on a whole new direction. While we're just as interested in
reliability and features, we're really much more interested in
performance and compatibility with our beloved OS..."
KDE.org: KOffice 1.3 RC1 Released (Oct 31, 2003, 02:30)
"The KOffice team is proud to announce the first release
candidate version of KOffice 1.3..."
iTWeb: Linux Ideal for Developing Countries, says IBM (Oct 31, 2003, 01:00)
"With [South Africa] part of the developing world, Voaden says
Linux is suited to local conditions..."