Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 25, 2005
Editor's Note: Shaping the Debate (Feb 25, 2005, 23:30)
"Linux is about TCO, ease of migration, and intellectual
property." Oh, really? Is that us talking or it that the
proprietary vendors' spin?
p2pnet.net: IE7 versus Firefox (Feb 25, 2005, 22:00)
"In fact, the debate is still raging, so in the interest of
fairness, we picked one user's argument to represent the other side
of the story. Here, verdyp defends Firefox...'"
CNN: Taking Technology to the People (Feb 25, 2005, 20:30)
"One of the world's leading technology companies is providing
the resources and expertise to help forge economic and social
development in a region of South Africa..."
Update: The Salt Lake Tribune: SCO Can File Delisting Appeal (Feb 25, 2005, 19:45)
"SCO Group shares teeter on the brink of delisting by the Nasdaq
Stock Market today, given the company's failure to file its
long-overdue fiscal 2004 report with federal regulators
Thursday..." [The company has filed their 8-K and has gotten
their appeal. Additional article, links within. -ed.]
ARNnet: Avnet Signs On for Novell Linux (Feb 25, 2005, 11:30)
"In a bid to extend Linux enterprise offerings into the
mid-market, Novell has inked a distribution deal with Avnet and
hatched an authorised testing and certification centre with the
The Linux Beacon: Everybody Loves Xen (Feb 25, 2005, 10:00)
"The Xen open source virtual machine partitioning project is
picking up momentum since acquiring the backing of venture
capitalists at the end of 2004..."
MozillaQuest: KMail--One of the Best E-Mail Clients (Feb 25, 2005, 08:30)
"Just about everyone with an Internet connection or on a
computer network likely uses e-mail. And e-mail is one of the most
useful and most used Internet services..."
NewsForge: Basic Button-Pushing with OpenOffice.org Macros (Feb 25, 2005, 07:00)
"OpenOffice.org is gaining popularity in the corporate
mainstream, yet one of its most powerful features, macros, can be
pretty intimidating to new users..."
Linux.com: File Managers For Linux (Feb 25, 2005, 05:30)
"I don't always admit it, but I once ran Windows' filer.exe file
manager under Wine, back when Linux was less well-stocked, before
the likes of Nautilus and Konqueror, and I liked the way it