Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 16, 2004
NewsForge: All-in-One Linux Servers Empower the Little Guy (Sep 16, 2004, 23:30)
"If you were a musician who decided to start an Internet
business, but you didn't know a thing about running a Web server,
what would you do...?"
Groklaw: SCO Reaps What It Sows--A Supplemental Memo on Discovery Boomerangs (Sep 16, 2004, 22:00)
"It seems that when SCO filed its Supplemental Memorandum...
regarding their alleged need for all of AIX since the founding of
the world, they shot themselves in the foot..."
ZDNet UK: Linux Gives Voluntary Sector a Boost (Sep 16, 2004, 19:45)
"The Bulgarian voluntary sector is pioneering the adoption of
Linux, and is even advising some UK voluntary organisations on how
to make the jump to open source..."
Builder AU: Ubuntu Linux Launched in Sydney (Sep 16, 2004, 17:30)
"A six-month project involving 34 developers
worldwide--including six in Australia--culminated last night in the
release at a pub in Sydney of a preview of a new Linux
distribution..."[Link repaired. -ed]
PR: Mandrakesoft Releases Version 10.1 of the Mandrakelinux OS (Sep 16, 2004, 14:30)
"Mandrakesoft is proud to announce the release of its newest and
most advanced operating system to date: Mandrakelinux 10.1
Community..." Press release within.
NewsForge: Sun Denies Report That It Is 'Selling Out' OpenOffice (Sep 16, 2004, 13:45)
"Sun, however, strongly disagrees with this characterization and
listed several clarifications for us. In short, it's just not
Groklaw: No Decision Today, But Very Positive Reports From the Hearing (Sep 16, 2004, 12:30)
"The hearing lasted 3 1/2 hours. Frank Sorenson reports that
everything seemed to him to be tipping IBM's way. No decision
announced. It will take about a week at least..."
OSNews: A Review of Firefox for Newbies (Sep 16, 2004, 10:45)
"A while ago there was an article Mozilla's web site mentioning
that they are switching their browser component to a new one (at
the time called Phoenix)..."
LinuxForums: Knoppix 3.6 Review (Sep 16, 2004, 10:00)
"Knoppix is a 'Live CD' version of Linux, which means a
distribution which boots from a CD and allows you to use a wide
array of built-in programs and utilities without ever having to
install anything on your hard-drive..."
dot.KDE: Interview with Jaanus Kase from Skype (Sep 16, 2004, 09:15)
"Now we contacted the Skype people where we came in touch with
Jaanus Kase who took time to answer our questions..."
LinuxDevCenter: The Best Tips from the Great Linux Desktop Migration Contest (Sep 16, 2004, 06:15)
"What's the best way to move an organization to a Linux desktop?
That was the focus of the recent contest we held in conjunction
Linux.com: SysAdmin to SysAdmin: Service Monitoring with Nagios (Sep 16, 2004, 05:30)
"Nagios calls itself an 'open source host, service and network
monitoring program.' In reality, though, it's more of a monitoring
osViews: [GNOME] Impressions From a KDE User (Sep 16, 2004, 04:00)
"'More is better' is the phrase that might best summarize the
mantra that this community adheres to. Russell Hires was among
those KDE users that adopted this philosophy until he was in a
circumstance which required that he install Gnome instead..."
NetworkWorldFusion: KDE vs. GNOME? Both are Winners (Sep 16, 2004, 01:00)
"Many readers responded to a question I posed at the end of last
week's newsletter: KDE or GNOME--which is better...?"
OSDir: To Evil!: Evil of August 2004 (Sep 16, 2004, 00:15)
"So, instead, I have decided to evaluate those involved in our
so-called industry in terms of what we all, I think, see it as... A
battle between good and evil..."