Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 16, 2004
The Register: Sun Tunes Up StarOffice Slurpee in Japan (Jan 16, 2004, 21:00)
"Sun Microsystems is taking StarOffice to the true heart of the
Japanese consumer market--7-Eleven..."
NewsForge: Saudi Open Source Conference Opens Minds (Jan 16, 2004, 10:00)
"Microsoft trolls were also in the main auditorium audience,
asking the same questions Microsoft hirelings ask at open source
conferences all over the world..."
OSNews: The KDE 3.2 Beta 2 User Review (Jan 16, 2004, 09:00)
"Around 3 weeks ago, I downloaded the 2nd beta of KDE 3.2 from
their FTP site. I've been using this release every day since
ZDNet Australia: NSW Police Investigate Linux (Jan 16, 2004, 08:00)
"The New South Wales Police chief information officer, Tony
Rooke, says open-source systems deployed by the state's police
force are equally as reliable as proprietary systems..."
OfB.biz: IceWM with Sound (Jan 16, 2004, 06:00)
"If you have a sound card and speakers, there's no reason to
neglect that fuller experience that comes from a GUI that provides
auditory cues for various events..."
Mozilla.org: Mozilla 1.6 Released (Jan 16, 2004, 05:30)
Mozilla 1.6 was released this evening, with new features in
Mozilla Mail, NTLM authentication, and returned "Translate Page"
functionality. Details, links within.
USA Today: Must Find a Haven for a PC File? Look in the Mirra (Jan 16, 2004, 04:00)
"Even though Mirra (the company) does a nice job explaining what
Mirra (the product) is capable of, I can't imagine a $399 (or more)
[Linux] personal server will ever be much of an impulse
OSNews: Xandros 2.0 � An End to Windows? An Adventure in Open Source (Jan 16, 2004, 03:00)
"Except for the fact that [Xandros 1.0] ran an old version of
KDE it was perfect for me, but the old KDE crippled my work. Enter