Linux News for May 31, 2005
Hindustan Times: Cyber Fixers Now at PC Near You! (May 31, 2005, 23:30)
"Troubled by unsolicited cyber salesmen, vanishing e-mail, virus
and spam in your in-box? Fret no more, as help is at hand from
Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Optimizing Desktop Performance, Part III (May 31, 2005, 22:45)
"Continuing to transform your Linux system into a fast desktop
by removing unused utilities..."
KernelTrap: 188.8.131.52, Minor Bugfixes (May 31, 2005, 22:00)
"Chris Wright, one of the maintainers of the stable 2.6 kernel
team, has announced the next stable update to the 2.6.11 series of
eWeek: Enterprises Tout Linux's Cost, Performance Benefits (May 31, 2005, 21:15)
"In contrast to its reputation for being difficult and sometimes
expensive to implement, some large enterprises are beginning to see
significant cost savings and performance benefits as a result of
migrating to Linux..."
UPI/NewsFactor: Developing Countries Opting for Linux (May 31, 2005, 20:30)
"The Cuban government's announcement it is switching from
Microsoft's Windows to Linux reflects an ongoing trend of more
developing countries and local governments making the
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Pick a Linux, Any Linux (May 31, 2005, 19:45)
"The amazing creative frenzy that characterizes Linux is both a
blessing and a curse..."
LWN: KDE 3.4.1 Released (May 31, 2005, 19:00)
"KDE 3.4.1 is a maintenance release which provides corrections
of problems reported using the KDE bug tracking systemm..."
InfoWorld: Is Apple a Good Open Source Citizen? (May 31, 2005, 18:15)
"It's no secret Apple's Safari Web browser borrows code from
KHTML, an open source rendering library. Apple even advertises the
fact on its Web site..."
Yahoo!/TechWeb: Mozilla Readies Alpha Release of Firefox Upgrade (May 31, 2005, 17:30)
"The Mozilla Foundation plans to release in alpha early [this]
week the next upgrade of the Firefox browser..."
LiveJournal: Dictatorship of the Minorities (May 31, 2005, 16:45)
"Minorities can certainly always wreak havoc on the freedom of
LinuxPlanet: LinuxWorld Summit: Linux Lowers TCO (May 31, 2005, 16:00)
"Organizations are finding that Linux lowers TCO (total cost of
ownership) on both the desktop and server sides, but specific
results vary according to the situation..."
ZDNet Australia: Open Source Hooks Nokia (May 31, 2005, 15:15)
"Mobile phone giant Nokia has utilised key open-source software
to build a free development platform for Linux-based handheld
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Perens: Too Many Licenses Deters Sharing of Code (May 31, 2005, 14:30)
"Bruce Perens gives his take on licenses in the open source
community, and responds to comments made by the Free Software
Foundation's general counsel Eben Moglen at the LinuxWorld Summit
in New York last week..."
ZDNet Australia: Next Debian Linux Release Imminent (May 31, 2005, 13:45)
"Developers of the Debian GNU/Linux distribution are frantically
squashing software bugs in an effort to get version 3.1 out by the
scheduled 6 June release date..."
Techworld: Windows Wipes Floor with Linux (May 31, 2005, 13:00)
"Windows is taking the server OS market by storm--and Linux has
no hope of catching it, according to market researcher IDC..."