Linux News for Aug 23, 2004
OSNews: CDRecord Modifies License; Mini-Editorial on the Issue (Aug 23, 2004, 23:30)
"Many critisized the author as a free software-sellout, however,
in my opinion, the author has the right to do these modifications
and so I am with him..."
Technetra: Tracking the Open Source Front (Aug 23, 2004, 22:00)
"In this article, the author tracks the progress of adoption of
open source software across the world..."
LinuxGames: Interview with id Software's Timothee Besset (Aug 23, 2004, 20:30)
"While at QuakeCon last week, I got the chance to interview
Timothee Besset of id Software about his work on id's Linux ports
and the GtkRadiant project..."
VNUnet: Wyse Helps Drive Linux (Aug 23, 2004, 19:00)
"Thin client firm Wyse Technology has joined Open Source
Development Labs (OSDL), the chief consortium working to encourage
firms to adopt Linux..."
NewsForge: Report from the KDE World Summit (Aug 23, 2004, 17:30)
"With approximately half a thousand people currently registered,
months of preparation have turned into a day of frantic setting up
and a lively meeting of the KDE Project's governing board, the KDE
Manila Bulletin Online: HP Reports Huge Rise of its Linux-based Servers in RP (Aug 23, 2004, 16:45)
"The move of HP Philippines is seen as a vote of confidence to
the growing influence of Linux in the country and as a strategic
attempt to seize on the phenomenal growth of Linux-based server in
the local market..."
TMCnet: Research and Markets: The Market for Open Source Software in Germany (Aug 23, 2004, 16:00)
"Research and Markets has announced the addition of The Market
for Open Source Software in Germany to their offering..."
Silicon.com: Koreans Plan Giant Open-Source Project (Aug 23, 2004, 15:15)
"The largest open-source project in the South Korean public
sector--the National Education Information System or NEIS--is
hitting its stride..."
Groklaw: The GPL Pickle SCO Is In... (Aug 23, 2004, 14:30)
"The first thing that stands out is that we learn in paragraph
66 that IBM was among those companies that got a letter from the
first batch SCO sent out in May of 2003..."
iTWeb: Reducing Storage Risk (Aug 23, 2004, 13:00)
"Storage company Netex has unveiled a software solution that it
says will remove some of the risk involved with transferring large
amounts of data..."
NewsForge: How a New Linux System Bolstered a Major Art Museum's Presentation (Aug 23, 2004, 11:00)
"San Francisco's Asian Art Museum... is testing a [Linux-based]
Web site that will display digital photographs of paintings,
sculpture, and other artistic creations worth a total of almost $4
informIT: Samba-3: A Nine User Network Server (Aug 23, 2004, 09:00)
"The customer wants a simple solution, but knowing this business
is about to grow rapidly, this network will be designed so that it
can meet future needs without limitation..."
developerWorks: Kernel Debugging with Kprobes (Aug 23, 2004, 07:00)
"Collecting debugging information from the Linux kernel using
printk is a well-known method--and with Kprobes, it can be done
without the need to constantly reboot and rebuild the
Release Digest: KDE, August 22, 2004 (Aug 23, 2004, 05:00)
This weekend's KDE apps: FSTabEditor 0.3, Konstruct 20040819,
ipodslave 0.6.2, cdigi 1.3, Scribus 1.2RC1, KDevelop 3.1, Kate
3.3.0, Quanta Plus 3.3.0, Dearu 0.96a, Mathemagics 1.1, kio_burn
0.3.1, SchafKopf 0.3, LDM 0.0.1 - alpha 3, KCheckGmail 0.2.3, skim
0.9.6, eSvn 0.5.5, Dell Inspiron kfani8k Debian Package 0.2-1,
KWirelessMonitor 0.3.6, komposé 0.4, KBarcode 1.8.0,
KMsgModem 0.4, and cb2Bib 0.2.1.
Release Digest: GNU, August 22, 2004 (Aug 23, 2004, 05:00)
This weekend's GNU apps: gnubik 2.2, GNU Source-highlight 1.10,
and AUCTeX 11.52.
Release Digest: GNOME, August 22, 2004 (Aug 23, 2004, 05:00)
This weekend's GNOME apps: GNOME Nettool 0.99.2, Gnome OSD
0.4.0, Guikachu 1.4.2, GNOME System Tools 0.91.0, GENIUS 0.7.1,
Liferea 0.5.3b, and Gwget 0.14.
Distribution Watch: Distributions, August 22, 2004 (Aug 23, 2004, 05:00)
This weekend's distributions: SimplyMEPIS 2004 RC5 and Lineox
Enterprise Linux 3.032 for 64-bit.
LinuxInsider: Micro Focus Extends Cobol Migration to Linux (Aug 23, 2004, 01:00)
"Micro Focus International, a provider of legacy application
development and deployment software, announced Wednesday that it
will provide a method for migrating legacy applications to HP and
IBM Unix and Linux servers..."