IT Management Linux News for Sep 26, 2008
Transmeta, Chip Patents Up for Sale
(Sep 26, 2008, 23:25)
internetnews.com: "Transmeta, the chip maker
that once challenged Intel with its low-power x86-compatible
processors and once employed Linux creator Linus Torvalds for some
time, has put itself up for sale."
Red Hat: Go Support Yourselves, Fedora Users
(Sep 26, 2008, 21:38)
The Register: "There is always a temptation to
try to monetize the vast installed base of users who are making use
of the so-called development or community editions of programs. But
Red Hat isn't going for it."
Linux.com's Guide to the 2008 US Presidential Candidates
(Sep 26, 2008, 21:01)
Linux.com: "As November's national election
looms in the United States, voters can expect increasing coverage
of the hot-button issues through the mainstream media and campaign
ads. On issues important to the open source and free software
communities, however, information is harder to come by."
Devil-Linux Distro Bundles Router/Firewall and Server in One Live CD (Sep 26, 2008, 19:03)
linux.com: "Devil-Linux might sound hellish for
a Linux distribution, but this live CD offers many blessings for
your server needs."
Canonical Wants to Know What you Want From Ubuntu Server
(Sep 26, 2008, 18:02)
Practical Technology: "Canonical is running a
survey for Ubuntu Server edition users to see how they're currently
using Ubuntu and where they're using it so they can make the next
version even better for Linux system administrators."
CUPS: How to Manage Multiple Printers (Sep 26, 2008, 17:01)
PACKT: "Unlike other printing systems, CUPS
features a way to let you select a group of printers to print a job
instead of selecting just one."
Sundown on Solaris? (Sep 26, 2008, 16:33)
InformationWeek Blogs: "Open sourcing the
platform was too little, too late. Well, maybe not sundown, but
it's getting mighty dark out."
Technology Review: Counting Every Vote (Sep 26, 2008, 14:33)
Technology Review: "California's secretary of
state says open-source software is needed to safeguard electronic
The Netherlands Patent Office Changes to Open Source Software
(Sep 26, 2008, 07:31)
The Netherlands Patent Office: "The Netherlands
Patent Office is the first government authority to implement the
'Nederland Open in Connection' action plan and to switch a large
number of its ICT systems to what is known as open source