Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 27, 2004
LinuxPlanet: DistributionWatch: Your Guide to Linux Distributions (Sep 27, 2004, 22:00)
"The Linux universe is ever-expanding. See for yourself in
LinuxPlanet's updated guide to Linux distributions, an ongoing
project to become a handy reference to what distros work best for
you. (Updated September 2004)"
ABS-CBN: Red Hat Pushes Wider Use of Open-Source Computing (Sep 27, 2004, 19:00)
"One of the world's largest providers of Linux software on
Monday said the Philippines has great potential for developing
open-source computing because Filipinos have a thorough
understanding of its value..."
PC Advisor: Doing the Desktop Waddle (Sep 27, 2004, 18:15)
"All Linux vendors need to do to break Microsoft's death grip on
the desktop is unravel a few chicken-or-the-egg type
eWeek: GNOME, KDE Aim at Windows (Sep 27, 2004, 16:45)
"KDE and GNOME, the open-source software projects that together
form the face of most Linux installations, have undergone revisions
that boost their usability and enterprise
ongoing: Smart EC (Sep 27, 2004, 14:30)
Or, the author's less pithy title: "The European Commission
Makes Extremely Smart Moves Concerning Open XML-Based Office
Document Formats and Browbeats Vendors Deftly; As a Result the Open
Office XML Format Will Probably Become an ISO Standard..."
PC World Australia: Beginner-Friendly Linux OS: Desktop/LX (Sep 27, 2004, 11:30)
"Lycoris Desktop/LX is a distribution of Linux aimed firmly at
desktop users, especially those migrating from Windows to Linux for
the first time..."
vnunet: Project Penguin: Novell CIO Debra Anderson Talks to vnunet.com (Sep 27, 2004, 08:30)
"Novell chief information officer (CIO) Debra Anderson was given
the task of migrating all of the company's 6,000 staff from
Microsoft Windows to Novell Linux on the desktop..."
DesktopLinux: Multi-User Linux Turns One Computer into Ten (Sep 27, 2004, 07:00)
"Targeting multi-user public computing environments, Canada's
Userful enables a Linux PC to connect up to 10 monitors..."
ONLamp: Open Source Content Management with Plone (Sep 27, 2004, 01:00)
"I need a way for people at various levels in our organization
to put content on the web site, without having to call up our
programmer all the time to do it for us..."
LinuxPlanet: DistributionWatch: Your Guide to Linux Distributions (Nov 23, 1999, 20:52)
"If you ever needed confirmation regarding the ongoing vitality
of the Linux world, look no farther than this exhaustive listing of
major and minor Linux distributions. We're calling our coverage
DistributionWatch, and this listing is only the beginning."