Linux News for Nov 10, 2003
Asia Computer Weekly: Dell Piggybacks Linux to Reach the High-End (Nov 10, 2003, 23:00)
"While Dell has been signally successful in the low- and
mid-range enterprise market, it plays second fiddle to archrivals
HP and IBM at the rarefied end of the enterprise computing
Computerworld Australia: Film School Sees Success with Open Source CMS (Nov 10, 2003, 22:00)
"An open-source content management system is saving the
Australian Film, Television and Radio School thousands of dollars
in up-front licensing fees for its 1500-page Web
Users Approve of Novell's Acquisitions (Nov 10, 2003, 21:00)
Computerworld and Computerworld New Zealand each have reports
that have the Novell faithful praising the recent purchases of SUSE
and Ximian by Novell.
eWeek: Microsoft: Virtual PC Will Run Linux (Nov 10, 2003, 20:00)
"The technology will run almost any x86 operating system in a
Virtual PC environment, Huffman stressed. 'So Linux can be
installed on a virtual machine on Virtual PC. There has been some
misunderstanding about this: You absolutely can run Linux in
Computerworld: Microsoft Has No Plans to Change Tactics to Combat Linux Threat (Nov 10, 2003, 19:00)
"Martin Taylor, general manager of platform strategy at
Microsoft, said Novell's acquisition plans simply provide 'further
evidence that Linux is going to continue to consolidate and become
more and more commercial...'"
SearchNetworking: IBM's Case for VoIP (Nov 10, 2003, 18:00)
Johnny Barnes, IBM's vice president of global IT solutions and
standards, told attendees that his company plans to migrate at
least 80% of its more than 300,000 employees to voice over IP [atop
Linux] by 2008..."
LinuxInsider: Open Source Not Without Risks (Nov 10, 2003, 17:00)
"Microsoft was also linked to a $30 million infusion of shares
into Caldera but that was never confirmed. Let's face it, which
large software company would most benefit by any attack on open
Enterprise Linux IT: SuSE Deal Could Make Novell Ripe for Acquisition (Nov 10, 2003, 16:00)
"'It is no coincidence to me that several weeks ago, SCO
received financing from Microsoft, and then IBM turns around and
finances Novell,' says Yankee Group analyst Laura DiDio. 'That is
what all this is about, ultimately--high-tech politicking by
Forbes/Yahoo!: Holding Up Hollywood (Nov 10, 2003, 15:00)
'They're using a ton of Linux in Hollywood, so they've become a
lightning rod for us,' says Darl McBride, SCO's chief
IBM: Open Source
Not Ready for the Desktop (Nov 10, 2003, 14:00)
A Register article implicates Big Blue in statements made last
week indicating OSS isn't ready, while ZDnet reports that
IBM plans to say today at the Desktop Linux Conference that Linux
is ready. Perhaps all that money they invested in
Novell/Ximian/SUSE changed their minds...
NewsForge: CLI for Noobies: Everything's a File (Nov 10, 2003, 13:00)
"This is the third and final file-related article in the Linux
CLI for noobies series..."
LinuxDevices: Another Native-DSP Linux port--This One to ADI's Blackfin (Nov 10, 2003, 11:30)
"We asked the question 'World's first native-DSP Linux port?'
and an astute reader dropped us an email with news of another
native-DSP Linux port..."
NewsForge: Moodss for Monitoring (Nov 10, 2003, 10:00)
"Jean-Luc dropped me a note after seeing the GKrellM review a
week or two ago and invited me to take a look at his Modular Object
Oriented Dynamic SpreadSheet (Moodss) project..."
DevChannel: Rapid Application Development with QT (Nov 10, 2003, 08:30)
"One popular Open Source RAD tool is QT Designer which is part
of the QT package..."
developerWorks: Securing Web Services Using SSL and Tivoli Access Manager 4.1 (Nov 10, 2003, 07:00)
"This article will assist integrators and developers programming
Web Services using Apache AXIS that want to add authentication and
authorization using Tivoli Access Manager..."
Release Digest: GNOME, November 9, 2003 (Nov 10, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: Anjuta 1.1.98, gcompris 4.1, libxml++ 0.27,
GNOME Terminal 2.4.2, totem 0.99.8, Terminal Server Client 0.130,
and grdesktop 0.20.