Infrastructure Linux News for May 10, 2004
Community: It's Time to Strike the Next Blow (May 10, 2004, 23:30)
An open letter to the Australian Competition and Consumer
Commission from Ganesh Prasad regarding the high cost of the
"Microsoft tax" for consumers.
LinuxPlanet: Penguins Like Salmon, Too (May 10, 2004, 22:00)
"Springtime is a time for budding flowers, buzzing bees, and, it
seems, Linux and open source seminars. Correspondent Dee-Ann
LeBlanc files this report on her recent visit to the up-and-coming
show: Linuxfest Northwest 2004..."
Samba 3.0.4 and 2.2.9 Available for Download (May 10, 2004, 20:00)
"The latest patch release of the 3.0 code base, Samba 3.0.4, is
available for download..."
Groklaw: Darl Secretly Attended Novell's Brainshare; the Novell Strategy... (May 10, 2004, 18:30)
"First, from the El Pais interview, we learn that Darl went to
Novell's Brainshare conference. Nobody recognized him..."
eWeek: Mandrake, SuSE Offer New Linux Features (May 10, 2004, 17:45)
"The purpose of a Linux distribution is to deliver a Linux-based
operating environment with a useful set of applications in a
single, well-integrated package..."
NewsForge: SEC Filing Reveals Lindows Sued Xandros (May 10, 2004, 15:30)
"Buried in recently published financial documents is the news
that Lindows, Inc., has been engaged in a lawsuit with rival and
one-time partner Xandros, Inc. since the middle of December
ONLamp: Open Source in Africa (May 10, 2004, 13:00)
"This meeting, called Africa Source, was the first event of its
kind, bringing together developers from roughly 25 countries on the
continent, as well as visitors from a dozen countries outside
dot.KDE: Interview: Xandros and KDE (May 10, 2004, 10:00)
"Your humble Dot editor had the privilege to talk to Rick
Berenstein, Xandros Chairman and CTO and Ming Poon,Vice President
for Software Development about Xandros and their products and the
relationship between Xandros and the KDE project..."
NewsForge: Learning to Use Audacity (May 10, 2004, 08:30)
"I've recently spent some time learning how to use it. I can
tell you already that it's a gem, ranking up there in my all-time
top ten list of free Linux applications..."
Geekahertz: The OSS College Setting (May 10, 2004, 07:00)
"The house that we are currently looking into is devoid of any
standard networking system. Most likely, it will be my
responsibility to provide the optimal setting for our new