Linux News for Apr 24, 2002
PR: Best Linux Released Under New Name, SOT Linux 2002 (Apr 24, 2002, 23:30)
"SOT, the publisher of Best Linux, has announced both a change
of name for its Linux distribution and a release of the new version
of the distro, now known again as SOT Linux..."
IBM Tutorial: Using Samba as a Primary Domain Controller (Apr 24, 2002, 22:00)
"Want to integrate your Microsoft client machines with a Linux
or Unix server? Open-source Samba turns a Unix or Linux system into
a file and print server for Microsoft Windows network clients. Roll
up your sleeves, dig into this tutorial, and learn how to configure
Samba as a primary domain controller on an xSeries server..."
[Requires free registration. -ed.]
LinuxSecurity.com: Intrusion Detection Response (Apr 24, 2002, 20:30)
In this paper, Anton Chuvakin looks at network intrusion
systems, IDS-triggered countermeasures, what are they, how they can
be triggered and when they should not be triggered.
LinuxDevices.com: Update on Lineo Recapitalization (Apr 24, 2002, 19:00)
"We are tenacious at Lineo, we believe in the embedded Linux
market, we helped to create the market and now we plan to make sure
the market thrives. Our Embedix solutions are helping drive that
market and we will work day and night to make sure that
ZDNet: Stallman: 'Patent Licenses Discriminate' (Apr 24, 2002, 17:30)
"In order to give free software a chance to compete, the
standards must allow free software implementations. Many standards
bodies do not insist on this--they promulgate patent-restricted
standards that the public cannot freely implement and that don't
allow free software at all..."
Reuters: IBM and Sage to Bring Linux to Small Businesses (Apr 24, 2002, 16:00)
International Business Machines Corp and Britain's business
software maker Sage Group Plc announced on Tuesday they will offer
the Linux operating system to medium-sized businesses around the
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.10 (Apr 24, 2002, 14:57)
Changelogs, link within.
GridComputingPlanet.com: IBM Launches European Grid Center (Apr 24, 2002, 14:30)
"Based on open standards including OGSA, the Grid Innovation
Center is made up of Linux clusters running the latest IBM eServer
xSeries and eServer pSeries, including the eServer P690 previously
codenamed Regatta IBM's 'Shark' storage, and IBM's DB2, Websphere
and Tivoli software..."
Linux and Main: Hancom Linux Targets Middle Eastern Market with New Distro, Productivity Suite
(Apr 24, 2002, 13:00)
"Hancom Linux, the Korean company known chiefly outside Korea
for its Hancom Office productivity suite, is shipping what is
believed to be the first Arab-language Linux distribution..."
LDP Weekly News, April 23, 2002 (Apr 24, 2002, 11:00)
This week's report from the Linux Documentation Project.
Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (April 23) (Apr 24, 2002, 08:00)
This week's news from the Python-URL! Project.
Release Digest: GNOME, April 23, 2002 (Apr 24, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNOME Apps: Gnome Pilot 0.1.65, polyXmass 0.09, Gewels
0.9.9, Gabedit 1.1.0
Release Digest: KDE, April 23, 2002 (Apr 24, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: Kisdnmon-daRav 0.97, Kuery for MySQL 1.0b,
Kuery for MySQL 1.0a, KnetmonApplet 0.1, Kift 8.1, KDirStat
2.1.1beta, KMess 0.9.2b, Digital Video Recorder 2.7.
Release Digest: General, April 23, 2002 (Apr 24, 2002, 05:00)
Today's general app: Probatus Spectra Linux.
LinuxPR: theKompany.com Releases More and Updated Apps for Sharp Zaurus PDA
(Apr 24, 2002, 03:00)
"Adding to our ever growing list of applications for the Sharp
Zaurus, we have released tkcCalendar, an enhanced replacement to
the calendar included in the Zaurus..."
Caldera Education Refreshes Linux and UNIX Certification (Apr 24, 2002, 01:00)
"Caldera Education Services, a practice of Caldera
International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD) Global Services, has expanded
its certification program by adding industry-standard Linux
certification tracks, including Linux Professional Institute (LPI)
Level 1 and CompTIA Linux+ certifications..."