Linux News for Sep 23, 2003
AP/Miami Herald: ReplayTV Inventors Aim at Living Rooms (Sep 23, 2003, 23:30)
"The Roku HD1000 is based on an open Linux-based platform, which
Wood hopes will encourage third-party developers to build
applications for it..."
NewsForge: Why Does Sun Call It the 'Java Desktop'? (Sep 23, 2003, 22:00)
"I had been so hoodwinked by the name that I assumed that either
part of GNOME had been ported to Java or that the parts of GNOME
they used on the desktop were somehow wrapped in Java..."
DesktopLinux: Computer Associates' Open Innovation Strategy takes Linux to Enterprise (Sep 23, 2003, 20:30)
"Sam Greenblatt, SVP and Chief Architect, Linux Technology
Group, says that his company has adopted an ecosystem that is in
tune with the realities of migrating to Linux for customers and
also keeps CA in step with the open source community to help
develop future technologies..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Analyst Firm Urges Caution on Sun's Linux Strategy (Sep 23, 2003, 19:00)
"...Aberdeen Inc., cautions IT managers and decision makers
about Sun's internal bias toward Solaris and the perception that
Sun isn't serious about Linux..."
internetnews.com: Red Hat Looks Beyond Linux (Sep 23, 2003, 17:30)
"Red Hat plotted a new course for its future Tuesday as it
declared plans to develop a full open-source architecture that
integrates platform, infrastructure and management
CNET: JBoss Joins Java Community Process (Sep 23, 2003, 16:00)
"Open-source Java software company JBoss Group said on Monday
that it will participate in the Sun Microsystems-controlled process
that dictates the technical direction of Java software..."
Computerworld: Ford Explores Switch to Linux-based Servers (Sep 23, 2003, 14:30)
Another follow-up story to last week's Ford using Linux story
reveals that the U.S. automaker may be implementing Linux after
LinuxInsider: Open Source and the Yoke of Oppression (Sep 23, 2003, 13:00)
"Microsoft and Sun are afraid of open source. However, we in the
open-source community are liberating ourselves from the yoke of
oppression. If people who support Microsoft would simply realize
that, they might understand the open-source community
DistroWatch: Source Mage and Onebase Linux (Sep 23, 2003, 11:30)
"...[F]or a while now I've been curious about Sorcerer, and when
I read about a new contender called Onebase Linux, I decided to
take it for a spin too..."
Linux Exposed: Kerberos Security (Sep 23, 2003, 10:00)
"In this article, we will begin with a discussion of potential
attacks against your Kerberos authentication system, follow up with
steps that should be taken to prevent these attacks, and finally
examine Kerberos KDC logs..."
Python Community Server: Queue Management with Qmail (Sep 23, 2003, 08:30)
"I am a big fan of qmail. I honestly think it's the best MTA
around, even if it has a few issues. Well, what doesn't...?"
developerWorks: Boot Linux Faster (Sep 23, 2003, 07:00)
"This article shows you how to improve the boot speed of your
Linux system without compromising usability. Essentially, the
technique involves understanding system services and their
dependencies, and having them start up in parallel, rather than
sequentially, when possible..."
Release Digest: GNOME, September 22, 2003 (Sep 23, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: solfege 2.0.2 and Boolball 0.4.
Freshmeat: Lessons in Packaging Linux Applications (Sep 23, 2003, 04:00)
"This article records our experiences with packaging an
application for many distributions and shows areas in which
packagers, Linux distributions, and developers can improve
coordination for better and easier distribution..."
KernelTrap: HowTo Install Andrew Morton's -mm Kernel (Sep 23, 2003, 02:30)
"Today we'll continue our patching efforts to upgrade to an even
faster feeling and more stable kernel with Andrew Morton's -mm
eWeek: Linux Security: Good Enough (Sep 23, 2003, 01:00)
"Linux is fundamentally more secure than Windows. There, I've