Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 23, 2004
Personal Computer World: Linux Live and Kicking - Part 1 (Sep 23, 2004, 18:00)
"For many potential Linux converts a hard disk install is too
much of an investment. In response to this problem, there are now
several 'live' distributions that can be run directly from
ZDNet Australia: Linux Australia Trademark at Centre of New Legal Fight (Sep 23, 2004, 17:30)
"Legal wrangling over a South Australian company's attempt to
trademark the term Linux Australia has taken an unusual
internetnews.com: IETF Shutters E-Mail Working Group (Sep 23, 2004, 15:15)
"With Sender ID going nowhere fast, Internet Engineering Task
Force (IETF) officials Wednesday shut down the working group
charged with finding a standard for e-mail authentication..."
DesktopLinux: Xandros Adds Terminal Emulation Support for Legacy Systems (Sep 23, 2004, 13:00)
"Xandros has announced they are bundling Ericom's terminal
emulation software in their Linux business desktop to support over
30 types of legacy systems..."
Really Linux: Free Software for Business Use? (Sep 23, 2004, 11:30)
"To some, downloading a needed software application from the
internet and then using it is as every-day as drinking coffee. Yet,
there are many who simply have not yet encountered the realm of
free software before..."
NewsForge: Hot LyX (Sep 23, 2004, 10:00)
"A common problem with word processors today is that they force
users to deal with typesetting, a skill that is about as useful to
a writer as metalworking is to a mechanic..."
Linux.com: SysAdmin to SysAdmin: Getting Started with Sybase Express (Sep 23, 2004, 08:30)
"Maybe I'm a complete loner here, but I was tickled pink to
learn that Sybase, my former employer, had released a free version
of their flagship product, Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE), for
LinuxForums: Exclusive Interview with Andreas from Yoper.com (Sep 23, 2004, 03:15)
"I recently sat down with Andreas Girardet, who is a key
developer for Yoper, to dispell all the rumors and discuss the
direction in which the Yoper project in which Yoper is
LinuxWorld Australia: A Strong OpenOffice.org Community is the Key, Argues Sun's Danese Cooper (Sep 23, 2004, 02:30)
"Well from my perspective Sun loves OpenOffice.org and has been
a good steward. When we open sourced it nearly 4 years ago (can it
really have been that long...?)"
Mail & Guardian: Open Source Software Challenges Big Media (Sep 23, 2004, 00:30)
"This new breed of citizen journalist... participates in what is
commonly becoming known as the 'We Media,' relies heavily on Open
Source Software, often running on Linux servers..."