Linux News for May 27, 2005
Editor's Note: A Tux in the Hand (May 27, 2005, 23:30)
I needed a new PDA... if only to schedule the next rebuttal
against one of my off-hand comments...
Groklaw: AutoZone Files Another Status Report (May 27, 2005, 22:00)
"Here's AutoZone's status report to the judge on how things are
going in the other important SCO cases, as the parties were ordered
internetnews.com: The Future of Free Software Lies in The Past (May 27, 2005, 20:30)
"Eben Moglen is convinced the software industry is returning to
being about a free exchange of ideas and code..."
NewsForge: Detroit High School Opens Its Desktops (May 27, 2005, 19:00)
"In 2003, John Hansknecht, the director of technology at the
University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy, had a tough
decision to make..."
ZDNet Australia: Microsoft, Linux Vendors Slow to Fix Flaw (May 27, 2005, 17:30)
"Operating system vendors were given two months notice before a
serious security flaw was made public but some have yet to resolve
the issue, a security researcher has claimed..."
TechWeb/Yahoo!: Vendor Support Key To Big-Business Adoption Of Open Source (May 27, 2005, 16:00)
"At a LinuxWorld event in New York on Wednesday, three companies
laid out the different reasons and ways they've pursued open-source
eWeek: LinuxWorld: Big Changes Coming from Open-Source Licensing, Developers (May 27, 2005, 14:30)
"However, analysts here at the LinuxWorld Summit conference
predict that greater change is due for open-source development and
its business models..."
Linux Journal: India's Upcoming Free Software, Free Society Conference (May 27, 2005, 13:00)
"Free software advocates and IT delegates from around the world
will be in Kerala, India, this week in the hopes of building free
software collaborations for the future..."
Free Software Magazine: Unix Power Tools 3rd Edition (May 27, 2005, 11:30)
"Using a Unix system requires a lot of knowledge, and it's
common to see Unix users and administrators spending a lot of time
reading handbooks, tutorials and man pages..."
SitePoint: Managing Open Source Installation and Updates (May 27, 2005, 10:00)
"In the same theme of mixed commercial and free software--LAMP
and Java developers and administrators may find a welcome
convenience in leanring about blueglue from Open Logic..."
Lowth: How To Control Bittorrent Traffic Using A Linux Firewall (May 27, 2005, 08:30)
"Blocking Bittorrent with Linux is now possible with the aid of
IpTables and Rope..."
Mad Penguin: HOWTO Install Vmware 5 on Slackware 10.1 (May 27, 2005, 07:00)
"Some of you may already know that Vmware does not install on
Slackware Linux without some serious coaxing. Others may
developerWorks: Linux, Outside the (x86) Box (May 27, 2005, 05:30)
It's obvious--Linux has become an attractive option for non-x86
platforms. Why? In this article, the author examines the reasons
ZDNet: Will Content Companies Avoid Open Source? (May 27, 2005, 04:00)
"David Berlind recently described the Microsoft Windows Media
Juggernaut as 'unstoppable.' I'm inclined to agree..."
CoolTechZone: The Future of Linux on Laptops (May 27, 2005, 02:30)
"While Linux is continuing to slide along on its own, I believe
it would get a huge boost if its gets backing of a major PC
builder, possibly Dell, HP or the like..."
Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin - Ch. 10 (May 27, 2005, 01:00)
"The company we think of as Sun Microsystems began with Andreas
Bechtolsheim and some other graduate students at Stanford emulating
Motorola's 68000 CPU cheaply..."