Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 28, 2007
Linux.com: Edubuntu: Linux for Education (Feb 28, 2007, 21:30)
"It provides a software platform that allows educators to spend
more time teaching with computers and less time managing
Computerworld: Ingres Marries Database, Linux Distro in Icebreaker (Feb 28, 2007, 20:00)
"Open-source database vendor Ingres Corp. is hoping that its
newly released Icebreaker database and Linux combination will help
it win new customers and enter fresh markets..."
Enterprise Open Source Magazine: How Open Is "Open"?--Industry Luminaries Join the Debate (Feb 28, 2007, 19:00)
"But Sam Minee of SilverStripe didn't agree with Torkington, and
argued that, in order to describe itself as an 'open source'
company, all it need to be is 'a company that will help you make
the switch to open source in your company...'"
Computing: UK Government Ignores Open-Source Potential (Feb 28, 2007, 17:30)
"Speaking at the launch event at the Houses of Parliament, John
Pugh MP argued that there is 'widespread ignorance' within the
public sector about open-source..."
Groklaw: SCO Board Member Iacobucci Announces He is Leaving (Feb 28, 2007, 14:30)
"The SCO Group, Inc... today announced that Ed Iacobucci,
President and CEO of DayJet Corp., will not stand for re-election
on The SCO Group's Board of Directors..."
Computerworld: Dell to Linux Users: Not So Fast (Feb 28, 2007, 13:30)
"It's only 'certifying' Linux on three hardware lines, not yet
installing the OS..." As noted yesterday.
LinuxLookup: Trolltech Qtopia Greenphone and SDK Review (Feb 28, 2007, 12:15)
"Shortly after the Qtopia Greenphone was announced, I was given
the opportunity to run one through the paces and see what kind of
things this cool little smartphone could do..."
LinuxDevices: Linux Phone Features Treo-style Keyboard (Feb 28, 2007, 11:30)
"A startup in Penang, Malaysia is readying a Linux-based
dual-mode WiFi GSM/GPRS phone expected to ship in Q2..."
TriedIT: Review: Knopperdisk 0.4.0 (Feb 28, 2007, 10:00)
"Knopperdisk is a small, Gentoo based, Linux distribution. It
comes in two flavors: floppy and USB pen-drive..."
Linux Journal: Recent GNOME Panel Apps (Feb 28, 2007, 09:15)
"The basic set of GNOME panel apps ranges from the practical,
such as clocks and system monitors, to the mildly amusing, but
apparently too traditional to dispense with, such as Fish..."
HowtoForge: The Perfect Desktop - Part 2: Mandriva Free 2007 (Feb 28, 2007, 08:30)
"With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system
(Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to
Windows for various reasons..."
KnoLinux: Sabayon Linux 3.26--The Name is a Dessert While the Linux is Just as Sweet (Feb 28, 2007, 07:00)
"These are always two important things for myself when I look to
a distro; functionality and one that works..."
The Digital Ninja: How to Install World Of Warcraft on Linux (Feb 28, 2007, 05:30)
"Now I've gotten several requests on how to get World of
Warcraft installed on Ubuntu. So in this post I'm going to show you
how easy it is..."
O'Reilly Radar: "The free download isn't a frivolous act" (Feb 28, 2007, 03:15)
"Why are we doing this? The short answer is simply that we want
a lot of people to hear the record..."
Linux Journal: Commercial Linux Transforming the Community? Or Do They Need a Wakeup Call? (Feb 28, 2007, 02:30)
"I asked for a show of hands in a rather large audience of Linux
users how many of them were Linux System administrators. Not a
single hand went up..."
Free Software Magazine: Instant GNU/Linux Time Machine (Feb 28, 2007, 01:45)
"That's not always true, of course, but I do remember my first:
Softlanding Linux Systems, one of the earliest GNU/Linux
distributions, and progenitor of the Slackware distribution..."
Trevor's Trinkets: After the Desktop--What? (Feb 28, 2007, 01:00)
"For decades the desktop PC has been the public face of
computing to most folk. It has delivered a dazzling array of
applications to us, but at a cost--it has tied us down to
LinuxWorld: Obeying Microsoft: Is Wine the Way? (Feb 28, 2007, 00:15)
"But Microsoft has decided to make some of the options harder,
or at least more expensive, than they should be..."