Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 22, 2005
ZDNet: Larry Rosen Denies Report He�s Turned Against GPL License (Mar 22, 2005, 19:00)
"Larry Rosen, former general counsel for the Open Source
Initiative, has not turned against the General Public License
(GPL). He remains a strong open source advocate..."
The Portland Business Journal: OSDL Signs First Korean Member (Mar 22, 2005, 16:45)
"The Open Source Development Labs has added its first member
from Korea, signaling the growing adoption of Linux in Asia..."
Tom's Hardware Guide: THG Interviews Pamela Jones, Groklaw Founder (Mar 22, 2005, 14:30)
"While PJ is modest about the popularity of the site, current
estimates show Groklaw getting nearly five million hits a day. The
site has become almost daily reading for many IT and legal
Bookpool: Making DVD Movies With Linux (Mar 22, 2005, 11:30)
"Actually, I'm going to suppose that you've already made the
movies and now you want to transfer them to DVD for your family and
friends to enjoy. Here's an example..."
FedoraNews: How to Install Totem-xine for Fedora Core 3 (Mar 22, 2005, 08:30)
"Totem is simple movie player for GNOME desktops based on xine.
It features a simple playlist, a full-screen mode, seek and volume
controls, as well as a pretty complete keyboard navigation
Flexbeta: Setting up Mandrake 10.1 as a Firewall (Mar 22, 2005, 07:00)
"As you investigate various Linux Distributions, you will soon
notice that some Distributions excel at certain tasks over other
NewsForge: Karamba, What an Attractive Desktop! (Mar 22, 2005, 04:00)
"SuperKaramba is an application that lets you place 'themes' on
your desktop, somewhat similar to the Windows application Samurize
or Konfabulator for Mac OS X..."
Linux Magazine: 2005: A Skype Odyssey (Mar 22, 2005, 03:15)
"Almost exactly four years ago, in my January 2001 column for
Linux Magazine I wrote a rather long diatribe about how many
predictions in Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey (based on
the novel by Arthur C. Clarke) have been left unfulfilled..."
OSDir: To Evil! March '05 Edition (Mar 22, 2005, 02:30)
"Google. Google, O most cherished of those children of the Net
currently incorporated in Delaware for tax purposes! How hast
though fallen? Let us count the ways..."
OSNews: Arch Linux: Why It Rocks (Mar 22, 2005, 01:45)
"2003 was the year with Gentoo written all over it in the Linux
universe. Last year was Ubuntu's & MEPIS'. I believe that Arch
Linux's year is the current one..."
Mad Penguin: First Look at Linspire 5.0 (Mar 22, 2005, 00:15)
"Many of our steady readers are well familiar with my discontent
with Linspire (then known as Lindows) and their seemingly foul
intention as far as the community was concerned, but let me tell
you I am a changed man..."