Linux News for Jun 30, 2005
On Line Opinion: Group and Self-Interests Coalesce (Jun 30, 2005, 23:30)
"Let me tell you something about really successful social and
economic systems. They're always a mix of the two..."
NewsForge: Review: SUSE Professional 9.3 (Jun 30, 2005, 22:45)
"It brings Linux's levels of ease of use and configurability to
an all-time high..."
IT Manager's Journal: ITMJ Q&A: Doug Levin, CEO, Black Duck Software (Jun 30, 2005, 22:00)
"Black Duck offers software compliance management software and
services that help companies govern how software assets are
created, managed, and licensed..."
Linux Journal: HLA: The High Level Assembly Programming Language (Jun 30, 2005, 21:15)
"An introduction to Randall Hyde's project to help programmers
write more readable and more powerful assembly language
AsiaOne: NLB Tries Out Linux OS (Jun 30, 2005, 20:30)
"Last week, the [National Library Board of Singapore] awarded a
tender worth about $14,000 to Resolvo Systems... for the deployment
of 21 Novell Linux Enterprise Server licences and 220 Novell Linux
LinuxPlanet: Managing Open Source Usage in Off-Shore, Outsourced Development: Best Practices (Jun 30, 2005, 19:45)
"Open source software is currently transforming the way
corporations build and deploy their strategic IT assets..."
Open Source in Government--Myths & Realities (Jun 30, 2005, 19:00)
C3 Expo: "Government is often mythologized as
an early hotbed of open source activity. But really, government
deployments of Linux and other open source software vary widely
across different sorts of government entities..."
Macimum News: Microsoft Feeling LAMP's Heat; Is Apple? (Jun 30, 2005, 18:15)
"The Big M has launched a strategy to extinguish LAMP (or at
least dissuade its clients from using it), but what is Apple's
SearchEnterpriseLinux: LAMP and J2EE Competition Heating Up (Jun 30, 2005, 17:30)
"Two camps of developers are matching the stifling summer
temperatures as the race to provide the most widely accepted 'open'
development model heats up..."
NewsForge: Fedora Directory Server Offers Opportunity for Red Hat, Community (Jun 30, 2005, 16:45)
"The announcement at Red Hat Summit that the Netscape Directory
Service product purchased by Red Hat last year was destined for GPL
glory got a far milder reaction than the significance of this event
IT-Analysis: ...The GPL and the Litigious Cherokee (Jun 30, 2005, 16:00)
"I'm not sure if this involves a conspiracy theory or not, but
it certainly looks wacky from where I'm standing--and who knows, it
could turn into a saga..."
Government Technology: Java Developers Nearly Twice As Likely To Use Open Source Software... (Jun 30, 2005, 15:15)
"According to Evans Data, Java users are more likely to make use
of open source software than non-Java users..."
Seattle Post-Intelligencer/E-Commerce News: Microsoft Swats at Open Source in Latin America (Jun 30, 2005, 14:30)
"The company says Starter Edition is an effort to expand the
reach of computing, not an attempt to respond directly to the
open-source Linux operating system, or the effects of software
vnunet: PalmSource Linux Phone Due Next Year (Jun 30, 2005, 13:45)
"PalmSource has shifted its engineering efforts to focus on
development of Linux-based versions of its Palm OS software for
IT Observer: The SME Guide to Open Source (Jun 30, 2005, 13:00)
"The general view of open source software is that it is free;
however, as with many things in business, information technology is
never that easy..."
PC Magazine: Novell Linux Small Business Suite 9 (Jun 30, 2005, 11:30)
"There was a time when Asteroids, Duran Duran, and Novell
NetWare were all the rage..."
Connected Home Media: Ubuntu Linux: Power for the People (Jun 30, 2005, 10:00)
"The Zulu word ubuntu roughly translates to 'community'
or 'humanity to others,' but a more accurate meaning is, 'I am
because we are; we are because I am...'"
NewsForge: Linux to the Rescue: A Review of Three System Rescue Cds (Jun 30, 2005, 08:30)
"We've all had this nightmare. You turn on your functioning
Windows/Linux PC, and all you get is a blank screen, or a message
telling you that certain files are missing, or the kernel has
panicked for some obscure reason..."
LinuxDevices: Device Profile: ZTE e3 Linux Camera Phone (Jun 30, 2005, 05:30)
"The e3 is a dual-processor mobile phone that runs Linux on an
application processor, alongside a separate baseband processor
running a real-time operating system..."
ONLamp: The Legend of Nacho, Duke's Clone! (Jun 30, 2005, 04:00)
"In honor of the tenth anniversary of Java and the 10th annual
Java One conference, I'd like to share the legend of Nacho Queso
Picante, Duke's little known clone from Puerto Rico..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: 'Goodbye' to a Friend (Jun 30, 2005, 02:30)
"SearchEnterpriseLinux.com says farewell to longtime site expert
Nigel McFarlane who died recently..."
eWeek: J2EE Is Becoming a Completely Open-Source Play (Jun 30, 2005, 01:45)
"Ready or not, even Sun is acknowledging that Java 2 Enterprise
Edition's prospects lie in open source. And thanks to that, J2EE's
future may be getting brighter than ever..."
ZDNet UK: Sun's Desktop Demise Proves Open Source's Power (Jun 30, 2005, 01:00)
"Sun's stepped back from Linux on the desktop, but you can never
shut down open source..."
Technetra: The Long View, the Wide View and the Deep View (Jun 30, 2005, 00:15)
"Opponents of OSS are gearing up for a propaganda war of