IT Management Linux News for Oct 05, 2006
Linux-Watch: Mandriva Corporate Server 4 Misses the Mark (Oct 05, 2006, 23:15)
"This distribution was to be Mandriva's big step up into the
business Linux world..."
Red Hat Hires US, India Talent (Oct 05, 2006, 21:45)
Red Hat's been rolling out the welcome mat for execs in North
America and India. Articles within.
Linux.com: Library System Migrates from Linux--To More Linux (Oct 05, 2006, 20:15)
"This week, every computer has been upgraded from a 'homegrown'
Linux kernel, to Groovix, an Ubuntu Linux derivative..."
CIO: Study: Danish Gov't Can Save With OpenOffice (Oct 05, 2006, 18:45)
"The Danish government could save about 125 million Danish krone
(US$21 million) over the next five years if it adopted the
OpenOffice.org productivity software..."
PR: Mandriva Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Linbox (Oct 05, 2006, 15:00)
"Mandriva, the global editor of Linux distributions, announced
today that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Linbox
FAS..." Announcement within.
InfoWorld: French Gov't Recommends Standardizing on ODF (Oct 05, 2006, 14:15)
"All French government publications should be made available in
OpenDocument Format (ODF), according to a report commissioned by
the French prime minister..."
ConsortiumInfo: Louis Gutierrez Resigns: Deja Vu on Beacon Hill (Oct 05, 2006, 12:45)
"...Romney administration spokesperson Eric Fehrnstrom has
stated that Gutierrez's resignation will have 'no effect on the
state's ODF policy...'"
Computing: NEC Streamlines Open Source Software (Oct 05, 2006, 12:00)
"Japanese computer giant NEC will attempt to promote the use of
open source software on its servers with a new testing and
certification regime, it was announced today..."
ZDNet: Open Source and the Mass Market (Oct 05, 2006, 00:00)
"Why isn't open source stronger in the mass market...?"