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Linux News for Mar 28, 2002

  • Linux Weekly News for March 28, 2002 (Mar 28, 2002, 23:30)
    In this week's news: The SSSCA under any other name; iSCSI and patented technology

  • developerWorks: Sharing Computers on a Linux (or Heterogeneous) Network, Part 2 (Mar 28, 2002, 22:00)
    This article is the second of two comparing SSH, remote X, VNC, and other technologies as ways of remotely running applications. In this part, the author takes a look at some VNC configuration issues, glances at IBM's Desktop On-Call, introduces remote X, and talks a bit about security.

  • ZDNet: Sun Wants You in its StarOffice (Mar 28, 2002, 20:30)
    "Sun Microsystems' StarOffice software package--a competitor of Microsoft Office--is moving more toward the mainstream with the coming release of version 6, Sun Chief Operating Officer Ed Zander said Wednesday..."

  • LinuxPlanet Review: SuSE Linux eMail Server III (Mar 28, 2002, 19:00)
    There is something to be said for a slick interface, which the SuSE Linux eMail Server III seems to have in spades. Dee-Ann LeBlanc takes a look at this product in her continuing series of reviews of commercial e-mail servers and finds that beauty, in this case, is a bit more than skin deep.

  • Caldera Responds to New Red Hat Enterprise (Mar 28, 2002, 16:00)
    In a statement released to Linux Today from Caldera International, Inc., the Utah-based firm has some pointed concerns regarding Red Hat's Advanced Server, announced March 26. The text of this statement is within.

  • Debian Security Advisory: analog (Mar 28, 2002, 15:25)
    "Yuji Takahashi discovered a bug in analog which allows a cross-site scripting type attack. It is easy for an attacker to insert arbitrary strings into any web server logfile."

  • Forbes.com: Wall Street Embraces Linux (Mar 28, 2002, 14:30)
    Rick Carey has staked his reputation and his job on a project that he concedes is risky--but with potentially huge returns. He is the person in charge of a top-down implementation of Linux software at Merrill Lynch..."

  • Salon.com: Pretty Geeky Privacy (Mar 28, 2002, 13:00)
    "When Network Associates halted development of its widely respected PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) desktop encryption software in late February, Julian Koh worried about his "postcards'..."

  • LinuxPR: GUADEC 2002 Gathers Top GNOME Developers, Enthusiasts (Mar 28, 2002, 08:00)
    "The third annual GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC) boasts a program that includes top developers and Free/Open Source software luminaries."

  • NewsForge: Configuring the Palm Key Flash Drive in Linux (Mar 28, 2002, 05:00)
    "Key chain-sized storage devices are becoming increasingly popular, for both individual and business uses such as backing up data and storing sales presentations. I've been able to test and use the Allwell Palm Key flash drive, a nice key chain storage device with a reasonable price tag..."

  • AllLinuxDevices: Linux-Based POS Systems Increase 80% in 2001 (Mar 28, 2002, 03:00)
    "The population of Retail Point of Sale Terminals running Linux in North America increased 80% according to a new study released today from IHL Consulting Group. However, shipments of the popular open-source operating system actually decreased from 2000..."

  • Terra Soft Ships Yellow Dog Linux 2.2 (Mar 28, 2002, 01:00)
    "And while the latest release of KDE is an appreciated improvement, Gnome has taken a stunning leap forward --giving Mac OS X a run for its money-- exceptional by all standards..."