Linux News for Nov 22, 2003
LinuxWorld.com: What Does 2004 Hold in Store for Linux? (Nov 22, 2003, 11:30)
"LinuxWorld Magazine is in the process of collecting predictions
about what will be happening with Linux in the upcoming year for an
article to appear in our January issue..."
ZDNet UK: How to Score SCO's Legal Games (Nov 22, 2003, 10:00)
"Now SCO's got Novell in its sights, but where is the company
CNET News: Panel: Shared Work, Not Suits, Key to Open Source (Nov 22, 2003, 08:30)
"Open-source software is about more than free code and
occasionally troublesome licensing models..."
Computers and Composition Online: A Monocultural Alternative: The OpenCD (Nov 22, 2003, 07:00)
"In April of last year, Henrik Nilsen Omma was discouraged. He
and other enthusiasts of freely distributable Open Source Software
(OSS) such as the Linux operating system grew increasingly
frustrated at the lack of widespread appeal of this and similar
software, beyond the so-called 'techie' crowd..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Expert: Is OpenOffice Lite? Bilingual? MS Publisher-Friendly? (Nov 22, 2003, 05:30)
"Here, [Solveig] Haugland answers our site users'
LinuxInsider: Open Source and the 'Not Invented Here' Syndrome (Nov 22, 2003, 04:00)
"What made the open-source process so insanely great was the
almost complete absence of 'not invented here' syndrome among its
earliest and strongest backers--including both Linus Torvalds and
E-Commerce Times: Memo to Linux: Beware the Desktop Quagmire (Nov 22, 2003, 03:00)
"This is a war the Linux camp may want to wage for strategic
reasons, but it's also one it can't win..."
Globe and Mail: Lindows Heads North (Nov 22, 2003, 02:00)
"Lindows.com Inc., which makes low-cost computers that run on a
version of Linux, is planning an aggressive move into
eWeek: Red Hat Gives Away Fedora Core (Nov 22, 2003, 01:00)
Headline notwithstanding, this is a review of the new Fedora
Core 1: "Overall Fedora makes for a decent desktop platform, marred
by a few annoying bugs..."
Editor's Note: Dark Magic (Nov 22, 2003, 00:00)
Lance Burton's got nothing on this prestidigitator of an editor.
Watch and be amazed as he reveals the inner secrets of the magical
realm and turns the All-Seeing Eye towards Utah.
Release Digest: GNU, November 21, 2003 (Nov 22, 2003, 00:00)
Today's GNU apps: GNU SASL 0.0.9 alpha and GNU cfs-el 0.5.0.
Release Digest: GNOME, November 21, 2003 (Nov 22, 2003, 00:00)
Today's GNOME app: gucharmap 1.2.0.
Release Digest: Distributions, November 21, 2003 (Nov 22, 2003, 00:00)
Today's distribution: Puppy Linux version 0.7.8.
Community Digest: November 21, 2003
(Nov 22, 2003, 00:00)
Today's highlighted event: Southern California Linux Expo.