Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 16, 2005
Highlights from LWCE Boston (Feb 16, 2005, 22:45)
Migration tools, super heroes, and the Golden Penguin Bowl are
just some of the events covered in these two reports from OSNews
ZDNet UK: Microsoft Denies Blackmail Accusations (Feb 16, 2005, 22:00)
"Microsoft has denied threatening to take jobs away from Denmark
if the Danish government supported the software patent
The Register: Sun Speeds Opteron Gear, Squeezes SuSE (Feb 16, 2005, 21:30)
LinuxWorld Expo: "Solaris x86 ranks as priority
one at Sun Microsystems, but the company has not forgotten about
its Linux clientele..."
internetnews.com: Skype, Xandros Bundle VoIP, Linux (Feb 16, 2005, 20:30)
LinuxWorld Expo: "Internet telephony specialist
Skype and desktop Linux developer Xandros will bundle their
products and sell them through retailers including Amazon.com and
NewsForge: LinuxWorld Boston: The Hardware Side (Feb 16, 2005, 19:45)
LinuxWorld Expo: "I thought LinuxWorld
Conference and Exposition (LWCE) would be all about GNU/Linux
distributions and related software products, but it's not. Hardware
has its place, too..."
vnunet: Sun Readies StarOffice 8 Beta (Feb 16, 2005, 19:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "The beta of the next version
of Sun Microsystems' StarOffice office suite will be available for
download later this week, the company has said..."
PCstats: Beginners Guides: Linux Part 1: Getting Familiar (Feb 16, 2005, 07:00)
"Getting started with Linux can seem complex, but PCstats walks
you through the first steps. Installation not required..."
FalkoTimme: Creating .deb-Packages With Checkinstall (Feb 16, 2005, 05:30)
"Checkinstall is a nice tool to create simple .deb-packages that
you can use in your local network (e.g. if you have to install the
same piece of software on multiple computers running
DesktopOS: Xandros Desktop OS 3 is a Windows XP Replacement (Feb 16, 2005, 02:30)
"The target of this review is towards current Microsoft Windows
users, Apple Macintosh users and novice or new Linux users..."
NewsForge: Interview: Tony Mobily, Free Software Magazine (Feb 16, 2005, 01:00)
"Free Software Magazine launched last month in electronic
format, with a print version due in April. Free Software has no
central office, and is not funded by any venture capitalists with