Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 30, 2004
NewsForge: Linux Lacks Testing Methodologies (Apr 30, 2004, 20:30)
"OSDL lab manager and open source test-giver Tim Witham is on a
mission to push Linux performance testing to higher-level,
IT Manager's Journal: Questions Abound About Recent Stock Options to SCO Executives (Apr 30, 2004, 19:00)
"Granted (no pun intended), the timing and the pricing of these
options appear to be a bit suspicious. That said, before making any
judgments I would want to look at the company's Stock Incentive
Plan to determine a few things..."
internetnews.com: End of The Line For Red Hat Linux 9 (Apr 30, 2004, 16:45)
"Red Hat's retail Linux line, Red Hat Linux 9, is at the end of
its line. The Raleigh, N.C.-based Linux vendor is ending support on
its final version on April 30th..."
eWeek: SCO Backs Off GPL Claims (Apr 30, 2004, 14:00)
"In The SCO Group Inc.'s latest U.S. District Court filing as it
battles IBM over Linux, the company is no longer using the
affirmative defense that the GNU General Public License (GPL) is
Cooking with Linux : Eye Candy for Admins (SuperKaramba) (Apr 30, 2004, 13:00)
"It is because of this inherent strangeness that I present you
with today's menu, a collection of graphical tools that should keep
you informed while adding a certain je ne sais quoi to
SmallBusinessComputing: My First Linux Server (Part 1) (Apr 30, 2004, 08:30)
"From the outside, Linux can appear to be a deep ocean of
strange jargon in unchartered waters. Who has the time to wade
through all that to save a few clams? With Linux, it's not a sink
or swim proposition..."
PC Burn: Sun Java Desktop 2003 Review (Apr 30, 2004, 04:00)
"So why, then, would [Sun] market a Linux derivative? Let's take
a look at what it is they're offering and what it's uses are to
shed some light on the 'why...'"
LinuxBeginner: A Week with Linspire 4.5 (Apr 30, 2004, 03:15)
"This time I'm are taking advantage of Michael Robertson's
recent promotional generosity to grab a copy of Linspire 4.5,
formerly LindowsOS, to try out..."