Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 19, 2005
British Computer Society: The Trouble with Open Source (Sep 19, 2005, 23:30)
"At the heart of OSS is a wonderful idealistic notion that
appeals to our caring, sharing side..."
NewsForge: Multi-core Licensing and Virtualization Promote Open Source (Sep 19, 2005, 22:45)
"...[T]he current shift toward dual-core and multi-core
processors and use of virtualization technologies may give Linux
and open source software even more of an advantage..."
ONLamp: Opening the Potential of OpenOffice.org (Sep 19, 2005, 22:00)
"Either way, it is important that the consultant identifies how
the application is becoming used, and importantly for Open Source
tools, the long-term vitality of the project. Sure it may be cool
now, but will it be around next year...?"
Tectonic: Linux PCs Fail to Sell in SA Retail Outlets (Sep 19, 2005, 21:15)
"PCs loaded with Novell's Suse Linux operating system are to be
withdrawn from Dion stores in Johannesburg after only two months of
being offered for sale..."
Tectonic: Skubuntu Customises Ubuntu for African Schools (Sep 19, 2005, 18:30)
"With over 130 school labs installed across the country, the
tuXlab team has certainly had enough time to hone their
The Boston Globe: He's Plugged Into Honduran Needs (Sep 19, 2005, 18:00)
"...Reposa journeyed to Honduras on a simple mission: to bring
computers and computer know-how to schools that have little of
NewsForge: Review: Gajim Jabber Client (Sep 19, 2005, 11:30)
"There is no shortage of Jabber clients for Linux and other
platforms, but that doesn't mean that there isn't room for one more
Jabber client with a strong feature set..."
informIT: Active Directory Solutions for Linux (Sep 19, 2005, 10:00)
"Need your Windows and UNIX computer systems to talk together?
Sure you do..."
NewsForge: Venerable Linux Training Materials Now Available Free (Sep 19, 2005, 07:00)
"In 1995, Dr. Giovanni Orlando wrote FTLinuxCourse, a detailed
training course written in HTML for some of his clients who were
using Caldera OpenLinux..."