IT Management Linux News for May 25, 2004
LinuxInsider: GPL: Viral Infection or Just Your Imagination? (May 25, 2004, 23:30)
"Are open-source licenses viral in nature? Can they infect
downstream users? The question is the subject of considerable
LinuxPlanet: Mandrakesoft Sees Room For Several Linux Players (May 25, 2004, 20:30)
"With much of the Linux industry consolidating around
Novell/SUSE and Red Hat, and some other smaller Linux distributions
feeling the squeeze, Mandrakesoft managed to return to
profitability in the first quarter of the year..."
VNUnet: CA Steps Up Open Source Efforts (May 25, 2004, 19:00)
"Computer Associates wants to boost its open source credentials
with a series of partnerships, and by releasing its Ingres
relational database source code under a new open source
CNET Asia: In Love with Linux (May 25, 2004, 18:15)
"But for IT public relations specialist the EBA Group, the
insurance of Microsoft will be taking a back seat, in favor of the
security and cost advantages that it has seen in Linux..."
Motley Fool: Novell Hell (May 25, 2004, 17:30)
"Is NetWare a Novell product line or the ultimate
Yahoo!/Forbes: Kill Bill (May 25, 2004, 16:45)
"Linux represents the biggest threat to Microsoft has ever
faced. No wonder IBM is spending billions to promote it..."
TechWorld: Linux a 'Waste of Money', Says Top MS Exec (May 25, 2004, 16:00)
"The latest approach in a campaign of misinformation in
ZDNet Australia: Linux Vendors Hope to Ride PC Upgrade Wave (May 25, 2004, 13:00)
"Linux vendors are salivating at the prospect of taking market
share away from Microsoft's Windows in the PC desktop market as
enterprises embark on the biggest desktop refresh since Y2K..."
The Financial Express: PC Makers’ Love For Linux Boosts Piracy (May 25, 2004, 11:30)
"However, the rising sales of Linux PCs is indirectly increasing
the piracy as most of the users resort to loading a pirated version
of operating systems right after the purchase..."