Linux News for Nov 25, 2004
LinuxPlanet: VA Linux Stays Focused on Former Parent's Mission (Nov 25, 2004, 23:00)
"VA Linux--that's right, we said VA Linux--has introduced a new
LDAP Directory application early Wednesday to complement its new
line of high-available software products. Confused? Not to worry,
all will be answered..."
Sydney Morning Herald: FBI Serves Subpoenas on Nmap Creator (Nov 25, 2004, 21:00)
"The FBI has been seeking information from the creator of the
network security scanner, Nmap, about a particular attacker who
they think may have visited the nmap site at a given time..."
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TMCNet: LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Launches in Russia (Nov 25, 2004, 17:00)
"LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Russia is the latest addition
to the highly successful LinuxWorld series..."
Computer Business Review: Linux Meets Ballmer's Call for $100 PC (Nov 25, 2004, 13:00)
"Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer's recent call for the creation
of a $100 PC to help emerging markets has been met with a response
by a company called SolarPC with a new Linux-based personal
internetnews.com: Shrinking Solaris (Nov 25, 2004, 09:00)
"Sun Microsystems' Solaris 10 may be powerful enough to power a
data grid, but for real market growth Sun is looking inward to the
OfB.biz: Perspectives on KDE Multimedia (Nov 25, 2004, 05:00)
"While aRts was, for along time, hailed as the answer for
multimedia within KDE, it fell out of favor as it became obvious
that it was hopelessly inefficient..."
Fast Company: Only the Pronoid Survive (Nov 25, 2004, 03:00)
"Forget Andy Grove's famous saying about the power of paranoia.
Neo-Darwinist Helena Cronin says that competition today favors the
IT Observer: Open Source Scope (Nov 25, 2004, 01:00)
"But is open source aimed too much at computer-savvy users? It
seems as if they've failed to accommodate for people who don't know
the ins and outs of their computers..."