Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 28, 2007
Winblad: Open Source VC Funding Is Not Drying Up (Sep 28, 2007, 22:00)
ZDNet: "In spite of a recent slowdown in
venture investment, open source remains high on the list of Hummer
Winblad Venture Partners..."
Selling Linux: What Dell Could Do (Sep 28, 2007, 20:30)
iTWire: "Recently I've been devoting some space
to a discussion of Dell's efforts to sell Linux on certain PCs and
laptops among its range of models..."
Number Nine... Number Nine... (Sep 28, 2007, 20:00)
Editor's Note: It began with a short 27-word
announcement. Nine years and 77,000+ stories later, Linux Today is
stronger than ever.
We are the World: Globalization, Standards and Intellectual Property Rights (Sep 28, 2007, 19:30)
ConsortiumInfo: "On any given day you can find
thousands of words of reporting, advocacy and debate over the role
of patents in technology..."
Why "Open Source" Misses the Point of Software Freedom (Sep 28, 2007, 19:00)
Digital Citizen: "The philosophy of the younger
open source movement is really not an adequate response to the
older free software movement..."
Firefox: The Problems Ahead (Sep 28, 2007, 18:30)
IT Pro: "Considering that it only launched its
web browser officially back in November 2004, the Mozilla
Foundation has every reason to pat itself on the back over the news
that Firefox has now been downloaded for the 400 millionth
Can Linux Stop Global Warming? (Sep 28, 2007, 18:00)
LinuxDevices: "A privately held German company
with offices in the U.K., U.S., Cyprus, and Malta is touting its
Linux-based thin-client technology as a climate change
Nokia Details Linux Tablet WiMAX Plans (Sep 28, 2007, 16:30)
LinuxDevices: "The as-yet unnamed model or
models in Nokia's Linux-powered 'N-series' Internet Tablet line
will use Intel 'Baxter Peak' WiMAX chips and will support Sprint's
'Xohm' WiMAX service, the top phone-maker has revealed..."
Ubuntu Snags Top Linspire Staffers (Sep 28, 2007, 16:00)
DesktopLinux: "Linspire, the troubled Linux
distribution vendor, has recently lost a top executive and a lead
developer to the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution..."
Red Hat Faces Challenges to Move Beyond Core Technology (Sep 28, 2007, 15:30)
Computerworld Australia: "Clad in his pajamas,
Red Hat co-founder Marc Ewing arrived at work at 11 a.m. one day in
1998, unlocked the office for a new employee, and promptly left to
go back to sleep..."
Killing Microsoft's Clippy with Open Source (Sep 28, 2007, 15:00)
ZDNet UK: "Michael Meeks has a tough job.
Anyone who's struggled with making documents not created in Word
interface with Microsoft Office should be able to
NVIDIA SLI: Linux vs. Windows (Sep 28, 2007, 11:15)
Phoronix: "It is going on two years since
support for Scalable Link Interface (SLI) was introduced into
NVIDIA's Linux binary display driver..."
Installing Debian Etch From A Windows System With "Debian-Installer Loader" (Sep 28, 2007, 09:45)
HowtoForge: "Debian-Installer Loader is a
Debian Etch installer for Windows which adds an entry to the boot
menu that allows you to start the Debian installation..."
The Perfect Server--Gentoo 2007.0 (Sep 28, 2007, 06:00)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how to set up
a Gentoo 2007.0 based server that offers all services needed by
ISPs and hosters..."
Open Source, Microsoft Models Both Wrong, Simonyi Said (Sep 28, 2007, 03:00)
ZDNet: "Turns out open source and Microsoft
have more in common than thought: both have it wrong, one prominent
software developer claimed at MIT's Emerging Technologies
Looking for the Next Net Business (Sep 28, 2007, 02:15)
Linux Journal: "The Internet most of us
experience is not the World of Ends suggested by the end-to-end
system design concepts around which the Net was originally
architected and built..."
What Else Did Evans Survey Say? (Sep 28, 2007, 00:00)
ZDNet: "Evans Data surveyed 380 open source
developers, and the headline was that two-thirds will avoid GPLv3
over the next year, and 43% now say they'll never use it..."