Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 27, 2005
IT-Analysis: Sun Throws Solaris Into The Open Source Pool. Will It Swim? (Jan 27, 2005, 22:00)
"Technically, Open Solaris and Solaris will be marginally
different, as Sun does not own some of the binaries inside the
commercial version of Solaris and thus is unable to offer them as
LinuxPlanet: Xandros Desktop OS 3.0: A Solid, Modern Replacement for a Windows Desktop (Jan 27, 2005, 21:15)
"Xandros' latest release of their Linux distribution, known as
Xandros Desktop OS, continues their tradition of a polished,
complete distribution oriented towards user who formerly used a
Microsoft Windows desktop system. Bill von Hagen files his
eWeek: SCO's Small Victory Will Only Delay Its Defeat (Jan 27, 2005, 20:30)
"All SCO got was the right to look through an insanely large
amount of IBM code on what may be the world's largest code-fishing
LinuxDevices: Linux Startups Among Top Private European Companies (Jan 27, 2005, 19:45)
"Several embedded Linux-oriented companies were named to a list
of top privately held companies in Europe and Israel..."
Tectonic: The Real Value of Certification (Jan 27, 2005, 18:15)
"This is a hot topic, and like religion and sport there seems to
be as many opinions as there are people..."
LinuxInsider: Linux for Cars on Horizon (Jan 27, 2005, 17:30)
"Linux, the ubiquitous and free operating system that by some
estimates runs half of Internet servers, is targeting
IPS: IT Powerhouse Strikes Back (Jan 27, 2005, 16:45)
"Anyone who doubts the power of Linux needs only to get hold of
a nifty, hand-held device that the Indian army plans to issue to
soldiers in its million strong army..."
DigiTimes: Motorola Focuses on Linux Smartphones for 2005 (Jan 27, 2005, 16:00)
"Of the smartphone models, Linux-based devices are expected to
perform well for the vendor in the smartphone market, said the
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Linux IT Jobs Increasing, Outsourcing Showing Signs of Weakness (Jan 27, 2005, 15:15)
"The job market for Linux IT professionals still looks mighty
good. Actually, it looks too good--the market has attracted enough
IT pros to drive salaries down a bit..."
eWeek: National ISP Offers Firefox to Customers (Jan 27, 2005, 13:00)
"The Speakeasy Edition of Firefox is currently available as a
download from Speakeasy..."
Linux Tech: Creating a Single Installation CD for Red Hat/Fedora Distributions (Jan 27, 2005, 10:00)
"Even though all of the media is located on a NFS share, we
still have to use Disc 1 of the release to kickoff the
OSNews: Installing Debian For The Faint Of Heart (Jan 27, 2005, 08:30)
"In my never ending search for the ultimate challenge, I decided
to remove Gentoo Linux from my trusty laptop and install something
else that wasn't as resource starving..."
developerWorks: Build a Push Proxy Gateway on Linux (Jan 27, 2005, 05:30)
"Learn how to set up a PPG on your own, configure the settings
to your own taste, develop push content, and test it with a mobile
handset simulator over a TCP/IP network on a LAN..."
Metamorphisis: Ubuntu for Macedonia (Jan 27, 2005, 04:00)
"Starting from January 26th, 2005, Ubuntu CDs will be available
at the following bookstores in Skopje: Tabernakul, Tri, Az-Buki,
IPS: Open Systems for Open Politics (Jan 27, 2005, 03:15)
"The World Social Forum opens Wednesday with open information
systems in place to go with an open political ethos..."
The Linux Beacon: Can Linux Take on Big Unix Boxes? (Jan 27, 2005, 00:15)
"As I demonstrated two weeks ago, in the entry and midrange
server market, it is Unix servers, not Lintel or Wintel servers,
that are setting the price/performance pace..."