Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 16, 2005
Editor's Note: The Bigger They Are... (Sep 16, 2005, 23:30)
Just because a company's number one now is no reason to think
that won't change. Yeah, we're talking to you, Redmond.
PC Pro: SCO and Novell Dispute Takes New Twist (Sep 16, 2005, 20:30)
"SCO's latest filing in its legal battle against Novell appears
to lend credence to Novell's claim that the transfer of Unix to SCO
was not comprehensive..."
Mandriva: Dell Releases its First Linux Consumer Product with Mandriva (Sep 16, 2005, 13:45)
"Mandriva... today announces the availability of a Dell Laptop
pre-loaded With Mandriva Linux..."
ZDNet Australia: Linux Trademark Rejected in Australia (Sep 16, 2005, 13:00)
"An attempt by the nation's peak Linux body to register the name
'Linux' on behalf of Linus Torvalds has failed..."
Tectonic: Building an African Linux Distro (Sep 16, 2005, 12:15)
"So modesty may not be lead developer A J Venter's middle name
but, ahead of the scheduled release of the GNU/Linux distribution
OpenLab4 later this month, neither is complacency..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Firefox Secrets Revealed (Sep 16, 2005, 11:30)
"The popular Firefox open source Web browser includes several
pieces of time-saving functionality that many users don't know
Linux.com: Review: Sylpheed 2.0 Messaging Client Pushes the Envelope (Sep 16, 2005, 10:00)
"There are some really, really good MUAs--such as Mutt and
Mozilla Thunderbird--but I haven't found the perfect mailer just
yet. Sylpheed 2.0, however, is getting close..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Quelling Laptop PCs' Negative Impact on Networks (Sep 16, 2005, 08:30)
"Portable computers often become an extension of the person
using them. It is no surprise that laptop users are inclined to be
rather autonomously minded..."
Linux.com: Building Databases with Kexi and OpenOffice.org 2 Base (Sep 16, 2005, 05:30)
"If you asked most Linux users which Windows applications they
want to be able to use, Microsoft Access would probably come in at
the bottom of the list..."
Linux-Watch: Must Free Beer Always Taste like Schlitz? (Sep 16, 2005, 01:00)
"Having just bought a house, I've been busy constructing a
Linux-based media server. The experience has left me both amazed
and frustrated by the state of desktop Linux software..."