Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 21, 2006
Denver Post: "Hi, I'm a Mac. I Am Way Cool." (Dec 21, 2006, 23:30)
"The hip fellow in the trendy outfit appears on the television
screen. 'Hi, I'm a Mac. I am way cool...'"
Hoosier Penguin: Harbingers for Novell (Dec 21, 2006, 22:00)
"If we are patient, and observant, we can sometimes see the
small, yet critical, signs of larger things to come. I think I have
observed just such events this week... events which will not bode
well for Novell, Inc..."
DevX: Mustang Must-Haves: What's Cool in Java SE 6 (Dec 21, 2006, 20:30)
"The long-awaited Java SE 6 is upon us. This latest version of
the Java SE environment brings a number of new features and
China Daily: Novell Eyes Local Buyout (Dec 21, 2006, 20:00)
"Novell Inc, a provider of networking software and computer
consulting services, is in talks with local software companies for
acquisitions to bolster its growth, a senior company official
Linux Online: Interview with Brian Brazil and Paul O'Malley of gNewSense (Dec 21, 2006, 19:00)
"Irish Free Software developers Brian Brazil and Paul O'Malley
have developed a new distribution, appropriately named
CNET News: Grant Funds Open-Source Challenge to Google Library (Dec 21, 2006, 17:30)
"The nonprofit Internet Archive announced Wednesday it has
received $1 million from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to continue
its effort to scan public domain works for open online
vnunet: $100 Laptop Marches on the Developing World (Dec 21, 2006, 15:15)
"A plan to educate the children of the world is rapidly
materialising into a multi-billion dollar segment of the PC
Groklaw: Jeremy Allison Has Resigned from Novell to Protest MS Patent Deal (Dec 21, 2006, 14:30)
"The legendary Jeremy Allison (of Samba fame) has resigned from
Novell in protest over the Microsoft-Novell patent agreement, which
he calls 'a mistake' which will be 'damaging to Novell's success in
Linux.com: A Survey of Linux File Managers (Dec 21, 2006, 13:00)
"Linux file manager ontogeny encapsulates the history of
LinuxLookup: Neuros OSD Review (Dec 21, 2006, 11:30)
"It's a great concept--a completely open source set top box
running Linux that can be programmed to do whatever you like.
Except, it's not that straight forward..."
Linux.com: College Puts KBOX to the Test (Dec 21, 2006, 10:00)
"Oregon's Portland Community College is one of the largest
community colleges in the country, with 90,000 students, five
campuses, and a huge network to manage..."
Linux.com: Enhancing Second Language Acquisition with Audacity (Dec 21, 2006, 07:00)
"As a language educator and IT aficionado, I am constantly
searching for tools that I can use in conjunction with language
Linux Journal: A Good Beginning (And Some Holiday DSP) (Dec 21, 2006, 04:00)
"However, I have a somewhat suprising 10-year celebration
announcement: The next edition of the Linux Sound & Music
Applications pages (a.k.a. the Linux soundapps site) will be the
last under my control..."
Free Software Magazine: Tactical FOSS (Dec 21, 2006, 02:30)
"In my blog post a couple weeks ago I suggested non-profits
should package up some free software solutions into niche packages
and sell them as a fund raiser..."
Momjian: How Companies Can Effectively Contribute To Open Source Communities (Dec 21, 2006, 00:15)
"While open source communities are primarily made up of
volunteer contributors, company involvement is always