Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 18, 2004
internetnews.com: Spreading The Gospel of Firefox (Sep 18, 2004, 23:30)
"Three days after the preview release of Firefox 1.0 and more
than 720,000 downloads later, the Mozilla Foundation is moving to a
new phase in its online campaign to build more market share..."
Linuxtimes.net: Review of Xandros 2.5 Deluxe (Sep 18, 2004, 20:30)
"I've performed countless Linux installations in my lifetime but
I've never seen anything compared to Xandros' installer..."
OSNews: DeLi Linux 0.6 Review (Sep 18, 2004, 19:00)
"Some weeks ago, I heard of a new german distribution of Linux
especially for older hardware, which is called 'DeLi Linux...'"
Linux.com: Review: Gentoo 2004.2 (Sep 18, 2004, 17:30)
"Gentoo Linux is the BSD of GNU/Linux distributions; it's
elegant and customizable and you know exactly what you're getting
when you install it..."
NewsForge: FAQs about OpenOffice.org and its Mission (Sep 18, 2004, 16:00)
"Since Sun Microsystems' 10k filings, I have been asked many
times by press and pundits to clarify what this agreement means for
LinuxWorld: SCO vs IBM Latest: SCO To Request Unsealing of Most Documents, Claims O'Gara (Sep 18, 2004, 14:30)
"'SCO is chafing badly under the propaganda war it's losing to
Groklaw,' writes Maureen O'Gara, who describes Groklaw as 'the
pro-IBM Web site that's following its $5 billion case against
ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup--Sending Microsoft a Message (Sep 18, 2004, 11:00)
"One chip Microsoft's always had to play was the overwhelming
complacency its market dominance engenders in bystanders, coupled
with unease or outright hostility toward the moralistic language
open-source crusaders often use when describing their opposition to
Microsoft's embrace-extend-exclude tactics..."
IT-Analysis: SCO--Stop Making Me Laugh (Sep 18, 2004, 09:00)
"That Big Blue meanie, IBM, is asking the judge to dismiss the
case and thus kill the entertaining stream of news that it
I, Cringely: Go to the Back of the Bus (Sep 18, 2004, 02:30)
Subtitled: "How Microsoft Plans to Use a New USB Standard to