IT Management Linux News for Jul 10, 2006
InfoWorld: Valley of Open Source? (Jul 10, 2006, 23:30)
Two articles from InfoWorld examine just how Silicon
Valley-centric open source should be.
SearchOracle: Sizing Up Oracle's Open Source Tactics (Jul 10, 2006, 21:30)
"Oracle's recent maneuvers in the open source software market
are all about the upsell, according to one IT industry
LWN: GnuCash 2.0.0 Released (Jul 10, 2006, 19:30)
"Personal and small business accounting in Linux will be easier
and better after today's release of GnuCash 2.0.0..."
internetnews.com: Open Docs Faithful Tell Microsoft to Cut The FUD (Jul 10, 2006, 19:00)
"Executives with Sun Microsystems and IBM, two of the most vocal
opponents of Microsoft's heretofore staunch refusal to back ODF,
indicated Microsoft's reluctant olive branch was
BusinessWeek: Open Source Takes on Telecom (Jul 10, 2006, 17:30)
"Digium CEO Mark Spencer explains how he's woven freely
available software into a low-priced phone system for
ITP: Larry Sets Sights on Red Hat's Customers (Jul 10, 2006, 16:00)
"A claim that Ellison made repeatedly throughout the briefing
was that the software giant is targeting Red Hat support:
specifically providing support services for Red Hat Linux
NewsForge: DoD Releases OTD Roadmap (Jul 10, 2006, 15:15)
"The Open Source Software Institute (OSSI) has announced the
release of a Department of Defense (DoD) report entitled the Open
Technology Development Roadmap..."
Techworld: Updated SUSE Linux Due Out in July (Jul 10, 2006, 14:30)
"Novell has confirmed that SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 will be
launched later this month, only a few weeks after the company
unveiled a free public preview of the software..."
internetnews.com: IBM Finally Puts Notes on the Linux Desktop (Jul 10, 2006, 11:30)
"IBM has been a huge Linux backer since 1998, yet despite its
love of the penguin, Big Blue's Lotus Notes product has never had a
fully supported bona fide standalone client for the Linux desktop.
That is, until now..."