Infrastructure Linux News for May 18, 2004
SiliconValley.com: Java Desktop Growing into a Contender (May 18, 2004, 18:15)
"Sun Microsystems' Java Desktop System is a challenger to
Windows that isn't quite ready for home users but is good enough to
help scare Microsoft into reducing its monopolistic pricing..."
CNET News: Red Hat Adds Legal Firepower (May 18, 2004, 16:00)
"Linux seller Red Hat, tangled in a legal wrestling match with
the SCO Group, has hired a new top lawyer from IBM..."
internetnews.com: A Tip of The Brim With New Fedora Core (May 18, 2004, 14:30)
"In one of the most highly anticipated Linux Distribution
releases in years, Red Hat's Fedora Project launched its Fedora
Core 2 (FC2), the company said..." [Note: For those interested,
the official Fedora Project announcement is now included within.
Mozilla.org: Mozilla 1.7 RC 2 Now Available (May 18, 2004, 14:00)
"The second testing candidate for Mozilla 1.7 is available for
OSDir: Mozilla - Back to Basics: Part 1 Firefox (May 18, 2004, 10:00)
"There are two wildly successful open source projects right now
that are sweeping across Windows, Mac & Linux desktops. Firefox
Linux.com: CLI for Noobies: Got Backup? (May 18, 2004, 07:00)
"Quick. When is the last time you backed up your system? Unless
you are a system administrator by trade, I bet 95% of you haven't
done so recently..."
NewsForge: Why I Chose Firefox Over Epiphany for my GNOME Desktop (May 18, 2004, 03:00)
"I installed Epiphany 1.0.6 and Firefox 0.8 on a Debian 'Sarge'
GNU/Linux system. After about a week, I came away feeling that
Firefox is unquestionably the better browser..."
msmobile: Why Servers of msmobiles.com are Not Powered by Microsoft Technologies (May 18, 2004, 02:00)
A website about Microsoft mobile technology is powered by BSD
and SUSE Linux. The creators explain why...
osViews: Microsoft's Ease of Use vs. Linux' Sweat Equity (May 18, 2004, 01:00)
"A while back, I lighted on the now standard debate on the
merits of Linux and related Operating Systems versus those of
Microsoft Windows NT/XP..."