Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 27, 2004
Tonight Live: Can We Save The Net! on The Linux Show! (Apr 27, 2004, 23:30)
"The future of Open Office, Sun True Colors, the DeskTop Linux
Summit, a clueless pundit or two..."
Flexbeta: SpecOpS Labs: David Is No Hoax (Apr 27, 2004, 22:45)
"In an email sent to Flexbeta.net SpecOpS Labs clarifies that
'David' is not a hoax or vaporware..."
The Inquirer: Microsoft Media Player Now Runs on Linux (Apr 27, 2004, 17:30)
"Turbolinux has created a media player which incorporates
Microsoft code, according to a report in today's Nihon Keizai
Groklaw: Here's AutoZone: "We Should Go Last, and What Code Exactly?" (Apr 27, 2004, 17:00)
"Essentially, they tell the court that they should be granted a
stay until all the other cases are done..."
LinuxWorld: "We Are Not Proprietary," Protests Red Hat--Torvalds Agrees (Apr 27, 2004, 16:00)
"Is it fair to characterize Red Hat, which even Linus Torvalds
agrees 'has their own vendor kernel,' as proprietary...?"
OSNews: Cobind Desktop: Linux Done Right (Apr 27, 2004, 13:00)
"Linux is all about choice. Endless debates carry on each day,
but a new company with a new distribution, Cobind, has a classic,
but novel, approach: Do one thing, and do it well..."
OSNews: Application Suggestions for Gnome 3.0 (Apr 27, 2004, 08:30)
"Gnome 3.0 is a long way off still and I have already written a
wishlist for Gnome, however this time around I thought I write some
specific feature requests for the next major Gnome release..."
BBspot: Keebler Launches Linux on a Cheez-It (Apr 27, 2004, 07:45)
"Doctor Mark W. Fyords, PhD, head of research and development at
Keebler, announced that his team has finally succeeded in porting
the 2.4 Linux kernel to run on a Cheez-It..." :)
Linux.com: CLI for Noobies: Not Your Father's batch (Apr 27, 2004, 05:30)
"I've heard old-timers say that back in the day, when pulling an
all-nighter at the data center, they would put hot dogs on top of
an IBM S/360 mainframe to warm them up. Now that's what I call a
classical batch environment..."
developerWorks: The DB2 UDB DBA Checklist (Apr 27, 2004, 04:45)
"Just like your car, a database requires some checks to keep it
running optimally. This document is broken down into checks or
tasks that should be run at different intervals to do just
TheNetworkAdministrator: Linux Desktop Summit 2004 Review (Apr 27, 2004, 04:00)
Desktop Linux Summit: "I have to say that this
was an interesting convention. Keeping in line with the Linux
community, there was more of a sense of community rather than the
typical 'Choose our product' ambiance, with a few exceptions of
Computerworld NZ: Software : Who's the Fairest on the Desktop? (Apr 27, 2004, 02:30)
"Sun's ballyhooed new 3D desktop interface, Looking Glass,
should be shipping to customers early next year, Sun says. But
applications will need an update to make full use of its
Groklaw: BayStar, Bert Young, and marchFIRST (Apr 27, 2004, 01:45)
"I told you I doubted that SCO was surprised by the BayStar
letter, despite all the articles saying they were, quoting Blake
Stowell saying they were stunned and in the dark as to why BayStar
had sent them the letter..." Includes an in-depth look at the
resumé of new SCO CFO Bert Young.