IT Management Linux News for Aug 31, 2008
It's a Joke: In a Linux World Without Walls Who Needs Windows? (Aug 31, 2008, 23:03)
IT Wire: "Most of the details are still scarce
at this stage but what has been confirmed is that Bill Gates will
make an appearance as well as various others, with Jerry Seinfeld
as the headline act."
Free-Software Activist Speaks on Moral Duty to Share (Aug 31, 2008, 22:03)
The Rice Thresher: ""Today we have what we
didn't have 20 years ago - powerful enemies," Stallman said."
Why Linux...? You Might be Surprised (Aug 31, 2008, 20:33)
Blog of helios: "With the proliferation of
Lindependence and upcoming events for that effort, HeliOS Solutions
and HeliOS Solutions West will publish some basic and informative
articles to guide the New Linux User."
Sun Naming Confusion: Is OpenSolaris an OS or a Project? (Aug 31, 2008, 19:03)
Polish Linux: "Over three years, the
OpenSolaris project has gathered some community under Sun
Microsystems Inc. (SMI) guidance. The whole project resides at
www.opensolaris.org and is focused on the open flavor of Solaris
operating system, licensed under CDDL."
Microsoft Investment Shows All is Not Well at Novell (Aug 31, 2008, 16:03)
ITWire: "In the same period, Red Hat has shown
impressive growth and gone from strength to strength."
Novell's Linux Business is Booming (Aug 31, 2008, 06:03)
Practical Technology: "On a superficial level,
Novell's third quarter, which ended July 31, 2008, didn't look that
good. A closer look reveals though that Novell did quite well in
general and extremely well with its Linux business."
LyX 1.6 is Ready For Release (Aug 31, 2008, 00:03)
Linux.com: "Occupying a position somewhere
between a word processor and a mark-up editor, LyX is designed to
meet the needs of professional and academic writers by allowing
them to focus on their content rather than formatting and