Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 28, 2007
The Linux Desktop Has Truly Arrived (Aug 28, 2007, 22:30)
Jaffe: "My last entry talked about the
imperative to grow the application base for Linux via greater
collaboration among vendors and standardization..."
Open-Source Education May Solve Talent Crunch (Aug 28, 2007, 21:45)
Live Mint: "SkillsCamp was born in an effort to
galvanize the Indian technology community to create quality open
source courseware helpful to people in the IT industry..."
Unisys Adds JasperSoft to Open Source Portfolio (Aug 28, 2007, 20:00)
Computer Business Review: "I previously noted
Unisys's plan to rapidly expand its open source services and
The OOXML Vote: How Bad Can it Get? (Keep Counting) (Aug 28, 2007, 19:30)
ConsortiumInfo: "Previous reports from all over
have indicated sudden, surprising surges of membership in National
Body voting committees in multiple countries throughout the
Using a Hypervisor to Reconcile GPL and Proprietary Embedded Code (Aug 28, 2007, 19:00)
LinuxDevices: "Open source software is of
increasing use in embedded systems. The GNU General Public License
(GPL) version 2 is one of the most popular licenses for free and
open source software, including the Linux kernel..."
Linux, Windows Duke It Out Over Energy Efficiency (Aug 28, 2007, 17:30)
InfoWorld: "The battles for energy efficiency
aren't just being fought by chipmakers, server and PC vendors, and
other hardware companies out there. There's a similar battle
heating up on the OS layer between Microsoft and Linux..."
OLPC Battery Life: What's the Real Story? (Aug 28, 2007, 16:30)
CNET News: "Hearing OLPC representative Walter
Bender repeat the claim of '10 or 12 hours' of battery life 'with
heavy use' reminded me of an open question from the last few times
I blogged about the OLPC project..."
Microsoft Cannot Declare Itself Exempt from the Requirements of GPLv3 (Aug 28, 2007, 16:00)
FSF: "The Free Software Foundation today
released the following statement in response to claims by Microsoft
regarding their obligations under the GNU GeneralPublic License
Rumor: Google Phone Will Be Linux-Powered, GPS-Loaded and Cheap (Aug 28, 2007, 13:30)
Wired: "If the murmurs are true, the GPhone
cometh in September..."
Discontent with LiveContent (Aug 28, 2007, 12:00)
Linux.com: "Perhaps Creative Commons'
LiveContent 1.0 CD would work better if more clearly
Importance of Grassroots Marketing Efforts for FOSS (Aug 28, 2007, 10:30)
Blue GNU: "Projects like the Tux Project and
the Radio Talkshow Blitz are vitally important projects when it
comes to helping the Free Software movement grow..."
Review: Sabayon Linux 3.4a (Aug 28, 2007, 09:00)
Raiden's Realm: "heir motto of 'when art meets
inspiration' speaks highly to this desire. But what makes Sabayon
stand out from all the rest...?"
Linux: Volatile Performance (Aug 28, 2007, 07:30)
KernelTrap: "Linus Torvalds noted, 'I just have
a strong suspicion that 'volatile' performance is so low down the
list of any C compiler persons interest, that it's never going to
Securing SSH Using Denyhosts (Aug 28, 2007, 06:00)
Ubuntu Geek: "SSH is a great way to remotely
administer a server. However, it still has a number of issues when
you open it up to the world..."
CPU Frequency Scaling In Ubuntu (Aug 28, 2007, 04:30)
HowtoForge: "So, you have an irritatingly loud
CPU fan which is making you consider whether or not launching your
laptop through the nearest window is a good idea..."
openSUSE 10.3 Beta (1 &) 2 Report (Aug 28, 2007, 01:30)
Tuxmachine: "Another developmental release of
the upcoming openSUSE 10.3 was released a few days ago with some
improvements, some regressions, and some minor eye candy
Grassroots Campaign Seeks to get GNU/Linux On the Air (Aug 28, 2007, 00:00)
Blue GNU: "The *Nixed Report is pushing a
grassroots public relations campaign aimed at getting GNU/Linux
mentioned on radio talk shows..."