Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 29, 2004
Mad Penguin: Sun's Java Desktop System 2003 Reviewed (Jan 29, 2004, 21:00)
"Since the day I first heard about the possibility of Sun
producing a Linux desktop, I was genuinely interested in seeing and
testing it when it was released. Well, here is my chance and I am
happy to be here reporting back to you..."
internetnews.com: Red Hat 's Fedora Legacy Offers Another Option (Jan 29, 2004, 20:00)
"A community project called Fedora Legacy was also mentioned,
but the group hadn't made any releases. That's now changed, as the
group has announced its first round of official updates..."
The Register: Microsoft Wins Lindows Fight in the Netherlands (Jan 29, 2004, 18:30)
"Resellers of the Linux distribution Lindows in the Netherlands
were ordered today to stop selling the product..."
LinuxPlanet: Clear Open Standards Or Ambiguity in Massachusetts? (Jan 29, 2004, 17:00)
"When the Massachusetts government released its new IT standards
of aquisition ealier this month, it seemed a strong step forward
for the cause of open standards. Of course, firms like CompTIA have
their objections to the new policies..."
Sydney Morning Herald: Debian is Fastest Growing Linux Distribution (Jan 29, 2004, 15:00)
"The free Linux distribution, Debian GNU/Linux, has become the
fastest growing distribution in the period from July last
Linux.com: Spawn of Debian Faceoff: LibraNet 2.8.1 (Jan 29, 2004, 13:00)
"LibraNet is aimed more at existing Linux users--including
Debian users--than those from the Windows world..."
About.com: Yopy 3700 by G.Mate [Review] (Jan 29, 2004, 08:30)
"When I first received the Yopy 3700 to review, I have to say
the first thing that caught my eye was the unique form
TMC Internet Telephony: Open Source Telephony... The Next Big Thing (Jan 29, 2004, 07:00)
"One of the next frontiers for open source is telecom. It is
here, in this space, where a company called Asterisk is making a
name for itself by offering an open source Linux PBX..."
FedoraNews.org: Installation of LAMP Using Apache Toolbox (Jan 29, 2004, 05:30)
"Some people will use Perl or Python for P instead of PHP.
Without going into that argument, we will now see how Apache, MySQL
and PHP can be installed in your Fedora box using an amazing tool
called Apache Toolbox..."
ZDNet: Postcard from Penguin Land, Parts 1 and 2 (Jan 29, 2004, 01:00)
"I must be in the wrong place. It seems like everybody in the
building, including some guy with an electronic lapel pin streaming
words, is wearing a suit and tie. My suits and ties are back in