Linux News for Nov 27, 2003
LinuxWorld: Is Linux Desktop-Ready Yet... Or Not? (Nov 27, 2003, 11:30)
"Well is it, or isn't it? LinuxWorld senior editor James Turner
thinks it's not. Desktop technologies editor Mark Hinkle on the
other hand... thinks it is. Read the arguments here..."
ConsultingTimes.com: Linux Desktop Underrated (Nov 27, 2003, 10:00)
"In dealing with the underselling of the Linux desktop by its
proponents, I intend to show that desktop Linux can help
enterprises now, especially those short of resources like city
LinuxWorld.com: The State of Linux: Review of 2003, Predictions for 2004 (Nov 27, 2003, 08:30)
"The year's end is approaching, so it's time to do the
traditional combination of a retrospective and a look forward.
Looking forward, what can we expect in 2004...?" Because apparently
nothing's going to happen in December, 2003...
Ars.Technica: Linux.Ars 11/25/03 Edition (Nov 27, 2003, 07:00)
This time around, the Linux.Ars crew covers SUSE LINUX 9
Personal Edition, has a tutorial on the
plus news and notes from around the open source scene.
Linux Journal: Linus & The Lunatics, Parts II & III (Nov 27, 2003, 05:30)
The transcript of the Q&A portion of Linus' talk on this
year's Linux Lunacy cruise and his talk to the Victoria LUG.
OSNews: dbRadar--Not Quite Ready for Primetime (Nov 27, 2003, 04:00)
"I put the application through its paces for the next several
days, and it is with reluctance that I say that dbRadar is not
really ready for serious use by DBAs..."
EnGarde Secure Linux Advisory: bind-chroot, bind-chroot-utils (Nov 27, 2003, 03:53)
"A cache poisoning vulnerability exists in the version of BIND
shipped with all versions of EnGarde Secure Linux..."
NewsForge: Largo Rolls Out OpenOffice.org, Looks at Gnome (Nov 27, 2003, 02:30)
"A tip we received yesterday led us to contact the City of
Largo, Florida, to run down a rumor about a move from KDE to Ximian
Gnome desktops at the city..."
eWeek: SCO Denies Rumors that Google is its Next Legal Target (Nov 27, 2003, 01:00)
"This week, according to a LinuxWorld report, Lindon, Utah-based
SCO picked its target: Google, the world's largest search engine