Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 27, 2004
infoSync World: Linux to Shine Bright in Mobile Devices? (Jan 27, 2004, 21:30)
"Fresh research from the Zelos Group suggests the mobile devices
market will overtake PCs by 2008--and finds no reason for why Linux
The Australian: No Go for SCO Licences (Jan 27, 2004, 19:15)
"Austrlian government users of Linux are ignoring SCO's offer of
licences to protect them from possible legal action..."
CNET News: Intel Mulls Linux Centrino support (Jan 27, 2004, 18:30)
"Intel has in mind a two-phase approach to providing software
that Linux needs to take advantage of the processor maker's
Centrino chips, an Intel executive said Wednesday..."
BBC: EU's Mind 'Made Up' on Microsoft (Jan 27, 2004, 17:45)
"Microsoft could soon be facing multi-billion euro fines and
other sanctions for breaking European competition law..."
LinuxWorld: Microsoft Files for XML Patents (Jan 27, 2004, 15:30)
"Patents wouldn't immediately affect OpenOffice, say
KOffice.org: KOffice 1.3 Announcement (Jan 27, 2004, 15:30)
"Big improvements have been made in KOffice 1.3 with respect to
interoperability with other office file formats..."
OSNews: Introduction to OpenVPN (Jan 27, 2004, 13:00)
"Last year, however, I finally found a VPN solution that was
easy to use, administer, and debug, as well as fast, flexible, and
ExtremeTech: A Taste of Linux (Jan 27, 2004, 11:00)
"In our other articles this week, we've looked at distros that
had to be installed to your hard disk before you could use them.
But that's not always necessary..."
LinuxBeginner: A Week with SuSE 9 (Jan 27, 2004, 10:00)
"Welcome to the second installment of a new series. As mentioned
in the last installment, during this project, I'll be installing
several Linux distributions, running them each for a 5 day week,
and keeping a daily journal..."
BitBender: Installing Slackware Linux (Jan 27, 2004, 09:00)
"What's this about 'friendly?' You heard that Slackware was too
damned hard, didn't you? If you are expecting cute graphical
wizards and penguins automating every configuration step for you,
that may be true..."
Linux.com: CLI for Noobies: Mother, May I? (Jan 27, 2004, 08:00)
"That's why we're going to get down and dirty with the CLI
today: to learn about permissions on Linux, right here, right
FedoraNews.org: Tutorial: OpenOffice: Writer - Create Page Style (Jan 27, 2004, 06:15)
"The Stylist is the basic tool for working with styles. This
tutorial will examine how to create a new page Style..."
ExtremeTech: Review: YOPY 3700 Linux PDA (Jan 27, 2004, 04:45)
"No look at Linux PDAs, however, could reasonably ignore the
YOPY 3700 from G.mate, one of Sharp's main competitors in the Linux
BusinessWire: Winners of Product Excellence Awards Announced at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo (Jan 27, 2004, 01:00)
"Divided into ten product categories, the LinuxWorld Product
Excellence Awards represent major areas of innovation in the Linux
and open source community..."
Electronic Frontier Foundation: DVD Descrambling Code Not a Trade Secret (Jan 27, 2004, 00:15)
"DVD CCA effectively gave up a multi-year effort to have the
republication of the program, called DeCSS, declared a violation of
trade secret laws..."