Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 30, 2005
CoolTechZone: Linux in Business and Governments: An Idea Whose Time Has Come (Mar 30, 2005, 23:30)
"The home desktop presents many challenges, and we have seen how
Linux and Open Source is rising to meet these. In this article,
however, we will look at Linux implementations in the Business and
the Government sector..."
ExtremeTech: Giving Microsoft the Boot: Part II (Mar 30, 2005, 22:00)
"A gaming PC's useful life is only about two years, and while
you can stretch it further, you'll be giving up progressively more
eye candy in newer games that your aging system can't draw fast
Groklaw: IBM's Memo Attaching & In Support of Proposed Scheduling Order (Mar 30, 2005, 20:30)
"IBM is asking the court to please bring this circus to some
kind of a foreseeable end..."
CNET News: Services Start-Up Gives Away Open-Source Bundle (Mar 30, 2005, 19:00)
"SourceLabs, a start-up that aims to make money by providing
support services for bundles of open-source tools, is offering its
first free 'stack' of software components..."
ComputerWeekly: Firefox Steals Market Share from Microsoft (Mar 30, 2005, 16:00)
"The open source Firefox browser is continuing to take market
share from Microsoft's Internet Explorer, whose share has now
dropped to less than 90%..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: IBM's New A-Z Database Strategy: Ascential, Apache & Zend (Mar 30, 2005, 10:00)
"The needle, or data, in the heterogeneous IT haystack will soon
be easier to find for users of IBM's DB2 database..."
NewsForge: Using Koffice to Create Good-Looking Reports (Mar 30, 2005, 08:30)
"How can you quickly produce a professional-looking report? If
you're using KDE, you can turn to KOffice's KSpread spreadsheet and
KWord word processor..."
Builder AU: Insights Into Linux Web Site Deployment (Mar 30, 2005, 07:00)
"Peter Harrison, author of the Linux Quick Fix Notebook,
discusses the Web site hosting decision making process and shares
his thoughts concerning the future of Linux, what is holding it
back, and what can be done about it..."
iTWeb: Open Discussion at LinuxWorld (Mar 30, 2005, 02:30)
"Mark Shuttleworth is among several international Linux
professionals who will speak at the LinuxWorld conference in
LinuxInsider: No Really, Lower the Volume Already (Mar 30, 2005, 01:00)
"In my March 15 column, Lowering the Volume in the Software
Patent Debate, I suggested with the best of intentions that it
might help everyone to lower the volume in the software patent
ReallyLinux: Linux Makes Granny Cry (Mar 30, 2005, 00:15)
"It's so nice to have you visit and read my new article on the
joys of Linux use. I know you think an old fogie like me can't
possibly enjoy Linux, but I DO, I DO! This week let me share with
you how fun it is to use Linux..."