Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 30, 2006
Palm Infocenter: Is Palm Building Their Own OS? (Mar 30, 2006, 22:45)
"Speculation is in the air again that Palm Inc is working on
their own operating system for future mobile devices..."
Computer Business Review: Open Source Tactics (Mar 30, 2006, 21:15)
"The debate over the viability of Open Source Software has not
disappeared--there are views that consider its sustenance to not
only be questionable in the long term, but also from a moral
high-ground perspective to be questionable..."
LinuxPlanet: Generation LinuX, Part 2--Web Research (Mar 30, 2006, 20:30)
LinuxPlanet "steps parents, guardians, and 'geekparents' through
the basic steps of exploring the vast Internet using open source
Groklaw: The End to the Trademark Tale (Mar 30, 2006, 16:45)
"You will remember SCO's attempt to trademark UNIX SYSTEM
Michael's Minute: 502,174 Documents Can't Be Wrong. Next Up ajaxSketch (Mar 30, 2006, 16:00)
"As promised we're announcing a new product on Wednesday of each
week at ajaxLaunch.com... This week we're unveiling
UnixReview: Marcel's Linux App of the Month: kdissert (Mar 30, 2006, 12:15)
"Even after writing a half dozen books and several hundred
articles, I still find it difficult to know where to start when I'm
looking at a new project..."
NewsForge: My Desktop OS: VectorLinux SOHO (Mar 30, 2006, 10:45)
"Mandrake proved impossibly slow to use on these machines, but
VectorLinux impressed me with its speed, ease of install,
well-chosen lightweight applications, and stability..."
Linux.com: Graphite: Smart Font Technology Comes to FOSS (Mar 30, 2006, 07:45)
"Smart font technology, which automatically inserts advanced
typographical features in the right context, has existed for a
decade, but it is still only partly implemented in most operating
systems and programs..."
HowtoForge: Windows Linux DualBoot Tutorial (Mar 30, 2006, 05:30)
"This tutorial was written to help set up a dual boot on a SATA
drive but it will also work for PATA so continue forward and I will
let you know if you need to skip something..."
Network Times: So Linux Turns Out to be a Yawn (Mar 30, 2006, 04:00)
"...From the facts I have been seeing, Linux is definitely not
taking over the world..."
BusinessWeek: Keeping Free Software Free (Mar 30, 2006, 01:45)
"Next-generation computers are designed to restrict how you use
them even before you buy them. What can the free software community
The Register: Linux Conquered, Tuttle Man Takes on London (Mar 30, 2006, 00:15)
And the Tuttle saga continues... "The much-admired
Tuttle, Oklahoma can-do spirit has survived this week's thrashing
at the hands of Linux fanboys everywhere..."