Infrastructure Linux News for May 28, 2004
Editor's Note: One (Strange) Man's Hunt for the Linux Desktop (May 28, 2004, 23:30)
Linux on the desktop? Yeah, right, as soon as I find the darn
thing under all these $#%@%! windows...
internetnews.com: Mandrakesoft's Whole New Version (May 28, 2004, 16:00)
The latest release is the result of Mandrake's new process for
issuing official releases, which extends the testing period in an
effort to ensure optimal stability and performance.
CNET News: AOL to Release New Version of Netscape (May 28, 2004, 14:30)
"America Online said Thursday that it plans to release a new
version of its Netscape Web browser this summer, though the effort
does not appear to signal a return to major browser development
work for the company..."
ZDNet Australia: SCO Blasts AU Open Source Body's "Don't Pay" Call (May 28, 2004, 13:45)
"The SCO Group has moved to refute an Australian open source
industry group's position paper arguing companies using Linux
should not respond to demands from the software company for licence
PC World: Court Allows Lindows to Keep Its Name (May 28, 2004, 12:15)
"In a case that could have forced Linux vendor Lindows to change
its business name worldwide, a Netherlands court ruled this week
that Lindows' current limited use of the Lindows name does not
violate Microsoft's Windows trademark..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: KDE: Putting Linux on the Desktop (May 28, 2004, 07:00)
"Recently, HP, Red Hat and Novell took a big leap and started
pushing Linux for the desktop in enterprise environments. However,
desktop software such as KDE and GNOME deserve just as much credit
as the distributors of Linux..."
NewsForge: Insurance for Linux Users: Why is it Needed? (May 28, 2004, 02:30)
"When a start-up firm called OSRM (Open Source Risk Management)
announced two months ago that it planned to offer standard product
liability insurance to Linux users and developers, many in the
Linux community wondered why..."