Linux News for Feb 25, 2004
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Face-Off: SCO vs. IBM (Feb 25, 2004, 23:00)
"SCO vs IBM: One of the most heated legal battles in IT history
deserves a good argument. Here, our editors go after the combatants
and neither of them hold anything back..."
AP/Statesman Journal: Group Saves Planet One Geek at a Time (Feb 25, 2004, 22:00)
"Oso Martin had a dream: Collect old computers, teach volunteers
to fix them, give the good ones to good causes and make sure the
rest are responsibly recycled..."
Small Business Computing: Ten Things Small Businesses Need To Know About Linux (Feb 25, 2004, 21:00)
"This article will conduct you on a brief tour of 10 important
points to ponder before you wrap your arms around Linux..."
CRN Interview: Martin Taylor, Microsoft (Feb 25, 2004, 20:00)
"Taylor discusses the lessons Microsoft is learning from
customer interest in open source and how the company may ultimately
Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.26-pre1 (Feb 25, 2004, 19:02)
Incremental changelog, link within.
iTweb: Novell Offer to Undercut Microsoft (Feb 25, 2004, 19:00)
"Novell SA MD Stafford Masie says he is negotiating with an
outsource partner to provide government with Novell's Linux stack
at $50 a user in a bid to undercut Microsoft's dominance in
CrossNodes: Is Linux Kernel 2.6 Primed for the Enterprise? (Feb 25, 2004, 18:00)
"2.6 rocks--how's that for an executive summary...?"
Techworld: Linux Centrino Driver Released (Feb 25, 2004, 17:00)
"A Canadian software company has produced a driver that will let
Linux users make the most of Intel's Centrino wireless
ServerWatch: Will Red Hat Take Linux to Enterprise Heights? (Feb 25, 2004, 16:00)
"The middle point in the company's Enterprise Linux line is Red
Hat Enterprise Server (ES). ES is meant to pull duty as a basic
departmental-level or edge server..."
CNN/Money: SCO's Year of Living Litigiously (Feb 25, 2004, 15:00)
"The company is following the RIAA's lead and taking aim at
users. Will it work...?"
internetnews.com: Linux Gets Security Boost from NSA (Feb 25, 2004, 14:00)
"Most stories about government deployments of Linux involve a
distributor helping various federal and municipal agencies install
the open source operating system. But in this case, a federal
agency is helping Linux..."
Linux.com: Review: Lycoris Desktop/LX Personal (Feb 25, 2004, 13:00)
"If newbies can handle some manual configuration, they may be
happy with Lycoris, but it won't satisfy more experienced
Open: Spreadsheet: Best-of-Breed (Feb 25, 2004, 11:30)
"Gnumeric is a spreadsheet of choice for businesses and schools
that, in 29 languages, speaks volumes via columns, numbers,
analytics, and software libre..."
2CPU.com: Linux 2.6 and Hyper-Threading (Feb 25, 2004, 10:00)
"Don't get me wrong, we're still going to take a look at
compiling performance and even media-encoding performance, but
those won't be the most interesting results you'll see here
OSDir: Introduction to Mute: Anonymous, Ant Behavior Based, File Sharing (Feb 25, 2004, 08:30)
"This article provides an introduction to MUTE and how it
protects the privacy of its users..."
DevX: Armoring Apache HTTP Server with SSL (Feb 25, 2004, 07:00)
"This simple, step-by-step guide will help you understand the
various encryption schemes and show you how to set up SSL
encryption on your Apache server..."
Release Digest: KDE, February 24, 2004 (Feb 25, 2004, 05:30)
Today's KDE apps: KOffice (KWord) 1.3, KOffice (KSpread) 1.3,
and KXDocker 0.1 B.
Release Digest: GNOME, February 24, 2004 (Feb 25, 2004, 05:30)
Today's GNOME apps: gnome-panel 2.5.90, gnome-session 2.5.90,
gnome-desktop 2.5.90, Twelfth release of PythonCAD, Bug Buddy
2.5.90, meld-0.9.2.1, GNOME Terminal 2.5.90, and GtkSourceView
KDE.nl: Matthias Ettrich [Interview] (Feb 25, 2004, 04:00)
An interview with Matthias Ettrich, Director of Software
LinuxBeginner: A Week with Slackware 9.1 (Feb 25, 2004, 03:00)
"I had recently been wanting to update my laptop with a current
Linux distro and have decided on Slackware 9.1. So instead of
installing on our retrobox PC we will be configuring a Dell
Marc-Christian Petersen: Linux 2.2.26 (Feb 25, 2004, 02:00)
Changelog, link within.
News.com.au: No Neutrality: Lundy (Feb 25, 2004, 01:00)
"The federal Opposition will consider legislating to encourage
the use of open source software in government, but does not want
laws mandating it imposed on agencies..."