Infrastructure Linux News for May 24, 2004
internetnews.com: Latest MySQL Fails to Quiet Licensing Critics (May 24, 2004, 21:15)
"Open Source database vendor MySQL AB released its latest
incremental release last week (version 4.0.20), but according to
some in the community, it still doesn't address what some say [are]
serious licensing concerns..."
Linux.com: First look: Sun Java Desktop System Release 2 (May 24, 2004, 16:45)
"Sun's new Java Desktop System Release 2 is like the bizarro
world equivalent of that kind of Microsoft software package. It's
in the same league, except it doesn't use Microsoft technologies.
If only it actually worked..."
ZDNet UK: Snort Fails to Win Approval (May 24, 2004, 16:00)
"The creator of Snort, the open-source network-based Intrusion
Detection System (IDS), says the software is up for an
The Register: Microsoft Loses Lindows Appeal (May 24, 2004, 14:30)
"Microsoft has been refused permission to appeal its case
The Inquirer: L OS Releases 64 bit Linux (May 24, 2004, 13:00)
"The company says it has taken three years more than 1500 Linux
programmers and developers and 37 key hardware manufacturers and
researchers to write L OS..."
Flexbeta: Suse Linux 9.1 Professional Desktop Review (May 24, 2004, 11:30)
"This review covers the latest release of Suse's Professional
Linux Operating System, version 9.1. This release marks an
interesting development in the battle for distribution
Linuxlookup.com: Fedora Core 2 Review (May 24, 2004, 10:00)
"Having played around with SuSE 9.1, Arch .6 and Slackware 9
with the 2.6 kernel, I was interested in seeing how the Fedora team
did with this release..."
LinuxElectrons: LinuxElectrons Reviews the new Opera Browser on Linux (May 24, 2004, 08:30)
"Opera has every browser feature imaginable built in, except AOL
and Yahoo! instant messengers..."
Linux.com: Red Hat Administration: Starting Up Network Services from xinetd (May 24, 2004, 07:00)
"xinetd is started on bootup, and listens on ports designated in
/etc/xinetd.conf for incoming network connections. When a new
connection is made, xinetd starts up the corresponding network