Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 21, 2004
DistroWatch: Can a Geek Love Xandros? (Jan 21, 2004, 22:00)
"Xandros Desktop OS is one of the slickest attempts yet at
putting a point-and-click interface on the untamed beast--think of
it as Debian with pizazz..."
OSDir: Linux on Laptops: Red Hat Linux 9 Review (Jan 21, 2004, 20:00)
"In the past, I've had next to no success installing Linux on
portable systems. In the past couple weeks, however, I decided to
take another shot at it..."
ExtremeTech: Review: Xandros 2.0 Deluxe (Jan 21, 2004, 18:00)
"If we had to define Xandros 2.0 with one word, we'd pick
Computerworld: OSDL Begins Business Desktop Linux Working Group (Jan 21, 2004, 17:00)
"A new Desktop Linux Working Group is being created by the
nonprofit Open Source Development Labs to explore and develop the
use of Linux on the desktop for business users..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Perens Brings Desktop Soapbox to LinuxWorld (Jan 21, 2004, 16:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "Perens will tell attendees
about his mission to create a common-branded enterprise Linux
desktop and server based on the Debian Linux distribution..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: LinuxWorld: Hurdling the Desktop Barrier (Jan 21, 2004, 14:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "Codeweavers CEO Jeremy White
talks about corporate interest in desktop Linux, UserLinux and some
of the must-see technologies during the show..."
Linux Journal: I Can See Clearly Now, the Fonts Are Smooth (Jan 21, 2004, 13:00)
"How to get and install Xft for smoother, eye-friendly
CRN: Software Execs Debate Open Source Procurement Policies That Shut Out Microsoft (Jan 21, 2004, 11:00)
"Software industry executives sparred at Harvard Business School
this weekend over open source procurement policies being adopted by
some governments that could leave Microsoft in the cold..."
Linux Journal: LAMP Development at Public Sector Web Sites (Jan 21, 2004, 10:00)
"A new breed of IT firm is helping federal, state and local
governments create a 'public infostructure' of interoperable,
effective Web-based applications..."
OSNews: MandrakeMove First Impressions: The Human Interface (Jan 21, 2004, 07:00)
"I want to start off by saying that MandrakeMove is an
incredible distribution and I am going to focus on some rather
particular points in this review..."
LinuxWorld: SCO Sues Novell (Jan 21, 2004, 01:00)
Breaking News: "The SCO Group today filed suit
against Novell for what is called in legal circles slander of title
for disparaging SCO's ownership of Unix..."
AllLinuxDevices: Gentoo for Zaurus PDA Released (Jan 21, 2004, 00:00)
"The Spanish firm openSistemas has released a port of Gentoo
Linux for PDAs under the GPL license..."