IT Management Linux News for Nov 15, 2004
Stuff.NZ: Victoria Turns to Open Source Software (Nov 15, 2004, 20:30)
"Victoria University is embracing open source software in a bid
to cut its running costs..."
eWeek: Novell Open Source Carries on Without Stone (Nov 15, 2004, 19:45)
"The abrupt resignation of Novell Inc. Vice Chairman Chris Stone
this month may have a negative impact on the company's
relationships with the open-source and Linux communities..."
internetnews.com: Take Your Linux PC Anywhere (Nov 15, 2004, 17:30)
"Symantec's remote management tool is getting its first major
facelift in more than a year, with added [Linux] support and a new
The Queensland Courier-Mail: Linux to Rumble Microsoft in 2005 (Nov 15, 2004, 16:00)
"Speaking on the eve of Gartner's annual Symposium/ITxpo, which
begins in Sydney today, Mr Hayward said 2005 would be an
'interesting' year for Linux on the desktop..."
internetnews.com: Sun Sets Solaris 10 Free (Nov 15, 2004, 14:30)
"Mark McClain, vice president of Software Marketing at Sun, said
the variable pricing structure would catch Red Hat's customers off
guard, including subscribers to Red Hat's Fedora Project..."
CNET News: Fact and Fiction in the Microsoft-SCO Relationship (Nov 15, 2004, 13:45)
"The SCO Group's legal actions against Linux have shed light on
the inner workings of the open-source programming project and on
the operations of a company desperate to survive..."
Q&A: Sun's Jonathan Schwartz on the Solaris 10 Launch (Nov 15, 2004, 13:00)
"According to Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's president and chief
operating officer, there's nothing blocking release of the source
code and--with the possible exception of some small parts of the
code such as some third-party drivers--all of Solaris 10's code
will be open-source..."
eWeek: Is Microsoft Taking Legal Aim at Linux? (Nov 15, 2004, 04:00)
"Is Microsoft getting ready to explore intellectual property
lawsuits against Linux and open-source software...?"