Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 13, 2005
eWeek: Making Money from Free Software (Jul 13, 2005, 23:30)
"Yes, you really can make money from 'free' software; you just
need to have a good business plan..."
InfoWorld: The BBC Seeks Escape from Patent Minefield (Jul 13, 2005, 20:30)
"It seems like everywhere you look, open standards and open
formats are becoming the preferred means of delivering digital
NewsForge: LinuxFund Remnants May Resurrect the Project (Jul 13, 2005, 14:30)
"Although it appeared that its Web site would remain stale and
funds would not support Linux developers, there is now growing
interest and opportunity for LinuxFund..."
NewsForge: Command-Line Animations Using ImageMagick (Jul 13, 2005, 08:30)
"While animation in the movies still requires professional
animation packages like Blender, you can make simple animations
using the command-line wizardry of ImageMagick..."
ImprovedSource: How to Make Your Linux Desktop Look Awesome (Jul 13, 2005, 05:30)
"We have heard a lot lately about projects aimed at bringing all
that eye candy of operating systems such as OS X to the Linux
Really Linux: Granny Picks Linux Over Windows, OS/X, FreeBSD... (Jul 13, 2005, 04:00)
Humor: "Thank you for stopping in to read my
newest thoughts about Linux and that very easy to learn and use KDE
desktop. I want to share an adventure I had thanks to my
ZDNet: Apache Falls Victim to OASIS Patent Shelter (Jul 13, 2005, 03:15)
"...I've been meaning to out OASIS for what I think it really
is: a patent shelter..."
Digital Copyright Canada: Get the Facts, Get the FUD, or Simply Get Distracted? (Jul 13, 2005, 01:00)
"Rather than trying to offer the best software at the best
price, they are actively lobbying to change Patent and Copyright
laws to favor (or mandate) 'software manufacturing...'"