Linux News for Sep 28, 2004
The Register: Red Hat Opens Losing Propaganda Offensive Against Sun (Sep 28, 2004, 23:30)
"Heaven help us all--there's a blog battle being waged between
Red Hat's chief cheerleader Michael Tiemann and Sun Microsystems'
President Jonathan Schwartz..."
Tonight Live: RSS and iPodder the Future of Delivery on The Linux Show (Sep 28, 2004, 22:45)
"More on Sun and the Microsoft issue, The future of broadcasting
and content delivery, Microsoft's next open project, plus a
clueless pundit or two..."
NewsForge: Lycoris Acquires Mitel SME Server Spin-Off (Sep 28, 2004, 22:00)
"Lycoris has successfully concluded negotiations with Phoenix,
AZ-based Resource Strategies, Inc. to take over the Contribs.org
SME Server project..."
Reuters: Munich Set to Approve Linux Despite Patent Worries (Sep 28, 2004, 21:15)
"On Wednesday, the council is expected to take a calculated risk
and vote through the move, despite concerns about possible software
Yahoo!/Investor's Business Daily: Linux Could Become A Big Force In The Weather-Forecasting Field (Sep 28, 2004, 20:30)
"The flock of hurricanes that hit Florida this season is putting
more pressure on forecasters to provide fast, reliable
Linux.com: Gentoo in the Server Room? (Sep 28, 2004, 19:45)
"When people think of Gentoo Linux, they usually associate it
solely with Linux gurus who love to tinker with their operating
system--strictly on a desktop level, of course..."
OSNews: Ubuntu Linux 4.10 Preview (Sep 28, 2004, 19:00)
"This distribution has promised to be everything I was looking
for in my first two years of Linux exploration, and it's simply not
Computerworld: ETrade Beats the Clock (Sep 28, 2004, 18:15)
"The online brokerage built its systems around open-source to
support its two-second trade guarantee..."
ZDNet UK: OpenOffice.org Reveals Marketing Ambitions (Sep 28, 2004, 17:30)
"The organisation behind the cross-platform office suite has
released a marketing plan which explains how it plans to promote
its open-source product
eWeek: FlexWiki: Microsoft's Third Open Software Project (Sep 28, 2004, 16:45)
"Late Monday evening, SourceForge posted information on
Microsoft's FlexWiki code to its software repository..."
LinuxInsider: Perens Hits Out at Sun over OpenOffice (Sep 28, 2004, 16:00)
"Open source developers who contribute to OpenOffice should stop
donating their code to Sun Microsystems, open source advocate Bruce
Perens has urged..."
Red Hat: Announcing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (Nahant) Beta 1 Public Availability (Sep 28, 2004, 15:15)
"Red Hat is pleased to announce the availability of the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux (version 4) Beta 1 milestone..."
eWeek: More Sparks Fly in Open-Source Copyright Fight (Sep 28, 2004, 14:30)
"Peter Lamont, CEO of Miro International Pty Ltd., has lobbed
the latest volley in the ongoing cat fight over the copyrighted
open-source Mambo content management system..."
NewsForge: Users Care About Data, Not Software (Sep 28, 2004, 13:00)
"A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article explaining how to
migrate your email and addressbook from Ximian Evolution to Mozilla
Thunderbird. You might think that this is a straightforward
operation, but it isn't..."
ONLamp: Dumbing Down the Decision (Sep 28, 2004, 11:30)
"A few weeks back while watching TV, I was rather
unceremoniously interrupted every fifteen minutes by a series of
Entering the 3d-Desktop Dimension (Sep 28, 2004, 10:00)
Not one, but two tutorials on how to get, install, and use
3d-Desktop on a variety of Linux distros.
OSNews: Linux-Based HP Thin Client With XFce 4 (Sep 28, 2004, 09:15)
"Unlike the other models from the 't5000' line of HP thin
clients which use Microsoft Windows CE as their embedded operating
system, the 't5515' is based on the Linux operating system..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Ifconfig (Sep 28, 2004, 08:30)
"Want to learn something that will make your Windows-based
friends squirm with feelings of geek-envy and inadequacy? Of course
FedoraNEWS: HOWTO: Building mplayerplug-in RPM for Firefox (Sep 28, 2004, 07:45)
"So in this article, I'll cover building mplayerplug-in 2.70 RPM
package for Firefox on Fedora Core 1 as an example..."
NewsForge: 'Know Your Enemy': Everything You Need to Know About Honeypots (Sep 28, 2004, 07:00)
"Honeypots are a relatively new and highly dynamic technology.
Because they are so dynamic, it is difficult to define just what
Oracle DBA Tips Corner: Installing Oracle9i (126.96.36.199.0) on Red Hat Linux (Fedora Core 2) (Sep 28, 2004, 05:30)
"The following article is a summary of the steps required to
successfully install the Oracle9i (188.8.131.52.0) RDBMS software on Red
Hat Linux Fedora Core 2..."
Release Digest: KDE, September 27, 2004 (Sep 28, 2004, 04:45)
Today's KDE apps: ksociograma 2.0.1, kpad 1.0, Cpsed 0.1, UADE
'n' others Launcher 0.11, KBookmarkNG 0.4, Kmysqladmin 0.7.0,
Quanta KDE DocBook Toolbars 0.2, kdetv 0.8.3, KWirelessMonitor
0.4.8, Krecipes 0.6, aviz - atomistic visualisation tool 5.6,
Apollon 1.0, Krita Preview 1, Kim (Kde Image Menu) 0.5, Atlantik
0.7.0, kamix 0.5.6, KPoGre 1.2.0, and amaroK 1.1.
Release Digest: GNU, September 27, 2004 (Sep 28, 2004, 04:45)
Today's GNU app: GIMP 2.0.5.
Release Digest: GNOME, September 27, 2004 (Sep 28, 2004, 04:45)
Today's GNOME apps: Devhelp 0.9.2, Gnomoradio 0.14.1, gcalctool
v5.5.5, and Blogfish 1.0RC1.
DistroWatch: Distributions, September 27, 2004 (Sep 28, 2004, 04:45)
Today's distributions: Guadalinex 2004 Candidata 6, Puppy Linux
0.9.4, OnebaseGo 2.2, Turkix 1.9, Hiweed Desktop 0.55, Lormalinux 5
LTSP Server, and Berry Linux 0.48.
NewsForge: Dear One-Browser Web Designers: Don't Say I Didn't Warn You (Sep 28, 2004, 04:00)
"Smart Web designers and site owners work to World Wide Web
Consortium (W3C) standards and aren't affected by this
LinuxInsider: Political Agnosticism Open Source, Politics of Contrast (Sep 28, 2004, 02:30)
"FOSS has attained a robust socio-political life as a touchstone
for like-minded projects in art, law, journalism, and
iTWeb: Pre-Loaded Linux--Game On! (Sep 28, 2004, 01:00)
"You have to hand it to The New Novell--it is really taking the
bull by the horns. Some weeks ago, Brainstorm Special Focus did
some worldwide window-shopping for PCs anywhere on the planet that
come pre-loaded with Linux..."