Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 27, 2006
PC World: Free Agent: Talk of the Linux Town (Nov 27, 2006, 22:00)
"For nearly three years, I've resisted the temptation to turn my
monthly visit to this soapbox into a mélange of punditry and
LinuxDevices: Linux Powers Gaming "Killer NIC" (Nov 27, 2006, 21:15)
"Gaming equipment startup Bigfoot Networks is shipping a
Linux-powered NIC (network interface card) aimed at improving
network gaming performance..."
LinuxPlanet: GL Studio Puts Simulators On The Desktop (Nov 27, 2006, 20:30)
"In the latest multi-million dollar training simulators, pilots
get to shoot the bad guys out of the virtual sky, while infantry
men practice driving their vehicles over virtual desert
IT Manager's Journal: Making an Open Source Object Database Fly (Nov 27, 2006, 19:45)
"David Johnson's hobby is flying, but his obsession is open
Linux.com: Behind the Scenes at GNOME's Web Site Revision (Nov 27, 2006, 19:00)
"Like any large organisation, the GNOME Project faces a
formidable challenge in maintaining an effective Web site..."
Computerworld Australia: Waugh Partners to Open Up IT Industry (Nov 27, 2006, 17:30)
"Australia's open source industry received a boost this week
with the launch of boutique consulting and research firm Waugh
Groklaw: The GPL, Stage Front and Center--IBM Answers SCO's Attack (Nov 27, 2006, 16:45)
"Believe it or not, SCO is asking the court to kill IBM's
copyright infringement counterclaims, the ones based on the GPL
violations, on the grounds that SCO pretends it never violated the
ZDNet: What If Linux Does Infringe on Microsoft Intellectual Property? (Nov 27, 2006, 13:45)
"But here's a thought to ponder--what if it's true and Linux
does indeed infringe on one of more of Microsoft's patents...?"
AP/TBO: Brazil Schoolchildren To Get $100 Laptop PCs (Nov 27, 2006, 11:30)
"President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday received a
version of a $100 laptop computer to be distributed nationwide, and
50 were expected to be tested in Brazilian schools beginning next
Linux.com: As Etch Progresses, Debian's Release Manager Talks Turkey (Nov 27, 2006, 08:30)
Release managers are not mentioned in the Debian Constitution,
yet few positions in Debian are more influential, especially in the
final stages of preparation for a release..."
Widefox: Kernel Comparison for Linux (2.6.18) vs Windows (2003 R2) (Nov 27, 2006, 07:00)
"This aims to be the most comprehensive kernel comparison of the
latest most popular Unix style kernel verses the latest most
popular current kernel..."
internetnews.com: Novell Discontinues Support for SUSE Linux 9.2 (Nov 27, 2006, 01:00)
"Some Linux distributions have longer lives than others..."