Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 30, 2007
Editorial--Welcome to Opensville (Apr 30, 2007, 23:15)
Enterprise Open Source Magazine: "Presently
there are four multi-billion dollar companies that have a very
significant open source element to their businesses: IBM, Sun,
Novell, and Red Hat (you could make an argument for HP and Dell too
if you like)..."
MS Office 2007 Versus OpenOffice 2.2 Shootout (Apr 30, 2007, 22:00)
ZDNet: "This isn't the first time I've measured
Office CPU and memory consumption of Microsoft Office and Open
Computer for Grandma and World Domination (Apr 30, 2007, 21:30)
A Blog for Gentoo and Other Stuff: "This entry
was inspired by latest entry in LinuxToday, but refers to such
topic as 'Computers for gramma' or 'Linux on a desktop' in
Dell to Choose Ubuntu (Apr 30, 2007, 20:15)
DesktopLinux: "Several sources within Dell,
however, have told DesktopLinux.com that Dell's desktop Linux pick
is going to be Ubuntu..."
Open Source Database Management Systems: What the Pros Use (Apr 30, 2007, 19:00)
LinuxInsider: "Databases have been a tool for
business and research analysis since computers replaced typewriters
in the workplace..."
Reject Microsoft $3 Addiction Hit: Open Source Advocate (Apr 30, 2007, 18:30)
iTWire: "Microsoft addicted many of the first
billion users to its proprietary platform using the ruse of
encouraging software piracy in developing nations..."
What's Wrong with Ubuntu 7.04 (Apr 30, 2007, 17:00)
APC Magazine: "I have great expectations for
7.04, and unfortunately they're not all met. If you're a fanboy,
don't read on, because I'll shatter your fragile world..."
Sun Mulls Deeper Open-Source Dive (Apr 30, 2007, 16:00)
BusinessWeek: "CEO Jonathan Schwartz is
considering what may be the company's riskiest advance yet into
SCO Receives Nasdaq Notice Letter (Apr 30, 2007, 15:30)
PRNewswire/Yahoo!: The SCO Group, Inc... today
announced it has received a Nasdaq Staff Deficiency Letter on April
23, 2007 indicating that the Company fails to comply with the
minimum bid price requirement for continued listing..."
SCO Tried to Gag Groklaw in 2004 (Apr 30, 2007, 12:45)
Groklaw: "It also wanted Linus Torvalds, Eben
Moglen, and Eric Raymond to be prevented from commenting publicly
about the litigation..."
Perfect Setup Of Snort + Base + PostgreSQL On Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Apr 30, 2007, 10:30)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial describes how you
can install and configure the Snort IDS and BASE on an Ubuntu 6.06
Review: SimplyMEPIS Linux 6.5 (Apr 30, 2007, 09:00)
Linux.com: "SimplyMEPIS 6.5 may have Ubuntu's
DNA under the hood, but it hasn't lost its identity..."
Review: Arch Linux 0.8 Voodoo x86_64 (Apr 30, 2007, 07:30)
TriedIT: "Arch aims to be a simple distribution
for the experienced Linux user. It brings another package
management solution to the fray, 'pacman...'"
Pagestream Delivers Easy, Powerful DTP (Apr 30, 2007, 04:00)
Linux.com: "Pagestream is a proprietary desktop
publishing program for Linux, Windows, Macintosh, and Amiga..."