IT Management Linux News for Oct 24, 2005
LinuxElectrons: Turbolinux Introduces Fuji Desktop Linux Operating System (Oct 24, 2005, 22:00)
"Turbolinux has announced the highly anticipated release of
Turbolinux FUJI Version 11..."
Publish: Firm Deploys OpenOffice--Where It Makes Sense (Oct 24, 2005, 19:45)
"With open-source productivity suites getting better and better,
the cost of Microsoft Corp.'s Office is looking higher and higher
to FN Manufacturing LLC..."
LinuxInsider/Indianapolis Business Journal: Building the 'Cheeseburger' of File Servers (Oct 24, 2005, 17:30)
"A file server that longtime tech guru Kim Brand developed from
open-source software offers a more affordable alternative to large
competitors such as Microsoft Windows..."
Stuff.nz: Inland Revenue Trials Linux (Oct 24, 2005, 16:00)
"Inland Revenue is trialling Linux on a handful of its 7000
personal computers and expects to decide next year whether to
become the first government department to take a big punt on open
source desktop software..."
Forbes: MySQL Steps Up (Oct 24, 2005, 15:15)
"For the past two years, as its simple database program has
grown more and more popular, MySQL AB has been careful to insist
that its software did not pose a threat to database giants like
IBM, Microsoft and Oracle..."
BusinessWeek: Cold Realities For Novell (Oct 24, 2005, 13:45)
"CEO Messman is under attack as he tries to convert the company
into a Linux power..."
Tectonic: Rectron: Open Source The Next Big Desktop Thing (Oct 24, 2005, 13:00)
"Zandre Rudolph, business manager at IT distributor Rectron,
says open source software is now ready for commercial use at
SearchOpenSource: Broadband Networking Firm Gets Hooked Up with OpenNMS (Oct 24, 2005, 11:30)
"New Edge Networks Inc. knows first hand that when you're in the
business of building managed broadband networks, you need a cost
effective network management tool..."