Linux News for Dec 28, 2004
eWeek: Novell Finally Finds the Linux Way Back to Success (Dec 28, 2004, 23:30)
"By embracing Linux and not forsaking NetWare with its Open
Enterprise Server, Novell may have made its best move in
LinuxInsider: Where Is Real-Time Linux? (Dec 28, 2004, 22:00)
"Hard real-time Linux has been around for ages, or it may never
appear. It all depends on who you talk to. It also depends on your
Amiculus: A New Linux Business Model (Dec 28, 2004, 20:30)
"Interested parties are invited to join the team..."
The Economic Times: Govt Open to Open Source Software (Dec 28, 2004, 19:00)
"The [Indian] government on Tuesday said it continues to
evaluate options for using open source software, a move which would
proliferate the usage of IT by bringing down its costs..."
MIT Technology Review: Linux Sneaks into the Small Business Marketplace (Dec 28, 2004, 17:30)
"Chris Shank and Mitchell Perilstein, the owners of Ace
Technology Group, save their Philadelphia-area small business
clients money and make their computers more reliable by installing
Linux and other open source programs..."
TheStreet.com: Last Shot for SCO Group (Dec 28, 2004, 16:00)
"With most of Wall Street betting against it, SCO Group could
face a last chance at redemption in a series of court battles that
will play out over the next few weeks..."
International Herald Tribune: When Open-Source Code is Costly (Dec 28, 2004, 15:15)
"Shawn Henry, a software engineer, swivels around in his chair,
squints at his computer screen and punches up a long list of
software code files that document his company's latest
Linux Journal: Interview with Richard Thieme (Dec 28, 2004, 13:00)
"Discussing technology, the human experience, homeland security
and the future with the author of Islands in the
GUI Linux: ProMepis 2005 Beta 3, About the Wireless (Dec 28, 2004, 11:30)
"...I have always felt there were plenty of reviews of Mepis
floating around, but ProMepis has got one item in particular that I
felt people really needed to know about..."
TUX: Listen to the Music with KsCD! (Dec 28, 2004, 10:00)
"If you are looking for an easy to use program to listen to your
favorite CDs then you should try KsCD. KsCD comes with KDE and if
you use that window environment it will most likely be installed by
NewsForge: Backing Up Your MySQL Data (Dec 28, 2004, 08:30)
"If you have ever pulled your hair out in frustration over data
loss, no doubt the word 'backup' has special meaning in your
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Be Careful What You wget For (Dec 28, 2004, 07:00)
"What you see is what you wget, as the old saying goes. You can
use GNU's wget package in a variety of ways to bring remote stuff
to wherever it is that you are on the network..."
ONLamp: Installing Mono on SuSE Linux with Red Carpet (Dec 28, 2004, 05:30)
"In most of the articles and forum entries everyone always
mentions that installing Mono is greatly simplified by using Red
Carpet. Now that I've done it, I'd have to agree..."
Security Digest: December 27, 2004 (Dec 28, 2004, 04:45)
Today's advisory: Samba (Mandrakelinux).
developerWorks: Craft a Load-Balancing Cluster with ClusterKnoppix (Dec 28, 2004, 04:00)
"This article explains how to set up a load-balancing Linux
cluster using Knoppix-based LiveCDs..."
AnandTech: Linux and the Desktop Pentium M: Uncommon Performance (Dec 28, 2004, 02:30)
"Dothan is something that both perplexes and intrigues us at the
same time. Not quite a Pentium 3, not quite a Pentium 4, and not
quite something that is entirely different either..."
Mad Penguin: First Look at Xandros Desktop 3 Deluxe (Dec 28, 2004, 01:00)
"Today, there are many distributions out there calling
themselves desktop operating systems, and even though most of them
are very good attempts, many fall short... but not Xandros..."