Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 31, 2006
Seopher.com: Is Microsoft Playing Into the Hands of Linux? (Jul 31, 2006, 23:30)
"Following my recent article on AMD possibly playing into
Intel's hands, I pondered whether MS could be doing the same thing
for everyone's favourite underdog..."
Groklaw: SCO is Distributing ELF Under the GPL Still. Yes. Now. Today. (Jul 31, 2006, 23:00)
"I have some pictures to show you. They should knock your socks
off. They should knock SCO's socks off, too, and then they should
knock a huge chunk out of SCO's case..."
Pennington: Open Source and Services (Jul 31, 2006, 22:30)
"To me open source vs. proprietary isn't a good vs. evil
question, simply two different things with different costs and
NewsForge: Should FOSS Supporters Become Consumer Activists? (Jul 31, 2006, 21:45)
"By definition, members of the free and open source software
(FOSS) communities have shown themselves to be more than software
and hardware experts..."
CommsDesign: Linux Continues to Make Strides (Jul 31, 2006, 21:00)
"According to market-research company IMS Research, the role of
Linux in mobile systems will maintain a steady growth path..."
Information Week: Analysis: Is The World Ready For Open Source Networking? (Jul 31, 2006, 18:45)
"Open source networking has been around for years, but most
businesses haven't bitten. Reliability and support are the main
CNET News: Linux Headed into Boeing Anti-Sub Aircraft (Jul 31, 2006, 15:45)
"Boeing has awarded Wind River Systems a contract to embed its
version of Linux into a new military aircraft, the company plans to
Linux.com: First Look: Freespire (Jul 31, 2006, 12:00)
"Freespire is the free offshoot of the proprietary Linspire
Linux distribution, formerly an outside effort, but now produced by
the company itself..."
NetworkWorld: Managing Your Net for Next to Nothing (Jul 31, 2006, 10:30)
"Savvy network managers have long known the best way to quickly
address some pesky network problems is to scour Internet sites such
as freshmeat.net and SourceForge.net for freeware
Free Software Magazine: Transparency, Principles, and the Microsoft Way... (Jul 31, 2006, 09:00)
"In its short but illustrious history the FOSS movement has been
accused of being akin to communism. And while the bad old days of
the McCarthy era are over, this view still makes people a bit
Linux.com: Little-Known APT Utilities for Debian Desktop Users (Jul 31, 2006, 07:30)
"The Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) is a distinguishing feature
of Debian-based systems. APT was the first major alternative in
GNU/Linux to boast automatic dependency resolution..."
All About Linux: The Case of Some Flash Based Games Unable to Display Text... (Jul 31, 2006, 04:30)
"One persistent problem I used to face while using GNU/Linux was
when I visited sites containing certain flash based games..."
Phoronix: ATI 8.27.10 Linux Display Drivers (Jul 31, 2006, 00:00)
"After ATI's successful launch last month of the fglrx 8.26.18
drivers, which had delivered an external events daemon (atieventsd)
and more, it is now time for us to discuss the changes in the newly
released 8.27.10 Linux display drivers..."