Linux News for May 25, 2005
Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show (May 25, 2005, 23:30)
"Kevin Carmony, President and CEO of Linspire will be our
NewsForge: OASIS: Meaningful Open Standards or Mirage? (May 25, 2005, 22:00)
"Now that the OpenDocument format is official, and with its
recent truce on Web services standards, there is a sense that the
standards body is on the same path as the W3C, which is viewed as
truly dedicated to open standards..."
Nokia: Nokia Announces Patent Support to the Linux Kernel (May 25, 2005, 21:15)
"Nokia Corporation announced today that it allows all its
patents to be used in the further development of the Linux
LinuxWorld Australia: Directory on Tap for Open Source (May 25, 2005, 20:30)
"Red Hat is expected to provide a missing link in the open
source software infrastructure next week with its release of source
code for the Netscape directory server it acquired last year from
ZDNet Australia: IBM: 'LAMP' Users Need to Grow Up (May 25, 2005, 19:00)
"Businesses which run on the Linux, Apache, MySQL,
Perl/PHP/Python (LAMP) model will have to 'grow up' to avoid
reliability issues in future, an IBM executive said..."
AP/Yahoo!: Nokia Unveils Handheld Internet Tablet (May 25, 2005, 17:30)
"The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet unveiled Wednesday is based on
the open-source Linux operating system rather than the Symbian
Computerworld: Linux Sales Help Oracle Database Catch IBM, Gartner Finds (May 25, 2005, 16:00)
"Oracle Corp. gained ground in the worldwide relational database
market last year to draw roughly level with IBM, thanks in part to
Oracle's strong performance in the fast-growing Linux
CNET News: Is Linux Palm's Savior? (May 25, 2005, 14:30)
"The deliberately simple nature of the Palm operating system was
so inspiring to Rick Broida that in 1997 he started a magazine,
Tap, dedicated to devices using the handheld OS..."
Groklaw: Trolltech Gets Free of Canopy, SCO Ownership (May 25, 2005, 13:45)
"I thought you'd be interested to learn that Trolltech is now
100% free of any Canopy or SCO ownership..."
NewsForge: Three Tools to Help You Configure iptables (May 25, 2005, 13:00)
"Every user whose client connects to the Internet should
configure his firewall immediately after installation..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Open Source Bridges Customer Info Gap (May 25, 2005, 11:30)
A chance meeting with the CEO of open source CRM vendor SugarCRM
would eventually lead to the solution Gatewood needed..."
PC World: Picture Perfect and in Tune (May 25, 2005, 10:00)
"Last month, I sang the praises of Ubuntu Linux, and Free Agent
readers responded like never before. I received literally dozens of
messages from folks who had already given Ubuntu a try, or who took
the plunge after reading my report..."
Desktop Linux: MEPIS Tests "Lite" Distro (May 25, 2005, 08:30)
"By popular demand, MEPIS LLC is developing a distribution
tailored to make the most of PCs originally designed for Windows
LinuxInsider: Software Industry on the Brink of Choosing Open Source (May 25, 2005, 07:00)
"Should a company embrace a proprietary computer operating
system or should it move toward free, open-source software...?"
NewsForge: The Fifth Commandment of System Administration (May 25, 2005, 05:30)
"Having this kind of understanding of your servers is important,
but it does no good if you aren't available when something
IT-Analysis: Oracle to Ingres Migrations??? (May 25, 2005, 04:00)
"The results of CA's Million Dollar Challenge have finally been
Always On: Why Open Source Isn't an Enterprise Solution--Part III (May 25, 2005, 02:30)
"I think I've discovered that many Open Source advocates,
pundits and consultants either don't read--or don't like to be
Free Software Magazine: What is the Next (R)evolution? (May 25, 2005, 01:00)
"Will free software be able to join in when it happens...?"
SitePoint: Open Source Commercialization Redux (May 25, 2005, 00:15)
"We have talked many times before on Open Sourcery about the
pros and cons of the commercialization of Linux..."