IT Management Linux News for Sep 30, 2005
CNET News: Taking Stock at JBoss (Sep 30, 2005, 21:15)
"JBoss CEO Marc Fleury, who once showed up dressed as the Joker
at an awards ceremony, had a clever surprise for his competitors
this week: a partnership with Microsoft..."
FOXNews: Massachusetts Should Close Down OpenDocument (Sep 30, 2005, 20:30)
Americans for Technology Leadership's James Prendergast files
this guest column for Fox News.
Groklaw: Mike Anderer, "MIT" Scientists, Spectral Analysis, and a Patent Application (Sep 30, 2005, 19:00)
"There is a published patent application, #20050216898, filed
September 13, 2004 and just published September 29, 2005, for a
'System for software code comparison.' One of the inventors is a
Michael Anderer of Salt Lake City, Utah..."
More Linux Laptops? Distributions Are Too "Alienated," Says Dell CEO (Sep 30, 2005, 16:00)
Original Article: Now that a laptop with
pre-installed Mandrake Linux is available in France, will Dell
follow up with Linux laptops in the US or other nations?
NewsForge: Send in the Skype Clones (Sep 30, 2005, 08:30)
"Over the past couple of months, public opinion of Skype has
shifted from 'media darling' to 'when will their 15 minutes of fame
ServerWatch: Hardware Today: IBM Server Snapshot (Sep 30, 2005, 07:00)
"According to the research firm, IBM is tops in Unix server
revenue (a 31 percent share) and blade servers (a 40.9 percent
share), and No. 2 in Linux servers (a 20.3 percent share)..."
CyberDogTech: Debian Firewalls (Sep 30, 2005, 05:30)
"This is a step by step guide for setting up a custom Debian
firewall for your home or office network..."
ONLamp: Will Linux Benefit from Microsoft's SNAFU in Massachusetts? (Sep 30, 2005, 02:30)
"In light of the continuing anti-trust litigation between
Microsoft and the Commonwealth, one has to wonder if either
Microsoft executive would have been appropriate..."