Linux News for Jul 08, 2005
Editor's Note: You Are Cordially Invited... (Jul 08, 2005, 23:30)
"This weekend is my high school reunion. Those of you familiar
with this tradition will very likely picture the wince on my face
as I type that..."
Linux Journal: Re-Grokking Grokster (Jul 08, 2005, 22:00)
"Our Senior Editor advises companies not to listen to
pessimistic lawyers who worry about what Grokster means for
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Trolltech President Explains the 'Real Value' of Open Source (Jul 08, 2005, 20:30)
"...Trolltech co-founder and president Eirik Chambe-Eng talks
about the newest update to the Qt application framework,
Trolltech's dual licensing model and the progress that open source
is making in the mobile device business and elsewhere..."
Ubuntu: New Ubuntu Foundation Announced (Jul 08, 2005, 19:00)
"Mark Shuttleworth and Canonical Ltd, founders of the popular
Ubuntu Linux-based operating system, have today announced the
creation of The Ubuntu Foundation with an initial funding
commitment of US$10m..."
BusinessWeek: "The Myth of Open-Source" (Jul 08, 2005, 17:30)
"JBoss founder Marc Fleury explains how his hot startup makes
profits from its free application-server software..."
ZDNet Australia: Debian Addresses Security Concerns (Jul 08, 2005, 16:00)
"Popular Linux distributor Debian has moved quickly to address
concerns it was falling behind on security..."
eWeek: Vendors Team on Debian-Based Enterprise Linux (Jul 08, 2005, 14:30)
"Sources close to Mandriva, Progeny and Turbolinux say the trio
of companies will be announcing a new enterprise Linux distribution
based on Debian Linux at the LinuxWorld event in San Francisco in
LearningBusiness.fi: Finnish Open Source--Flying High from the Very Beginning (Jul 08, 2005, 13:00)
"Finns have been the carrying forces and figureheads in the
development of open source software. The Finnish Centre for Open
Source Software, COSS, aims to keep Finland in the van of
development regarding the use of open source in business,
NewsForge: N.C. Non-Profit Helps The Disabled with LAMP Software (Jul 08, 2005, 11:30)
"Now, instead of pursuing a degree in computer science, he's
pursuing a path that makes a difference in the lives of
developmentally disabled adults..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Golden's Rules: Mixing Linux and Windows (Jul 08, 2005, 10:00)
"If you listen to the debate between Microsoft advocates and
open source zealots, you might easily conclude that it's an
all-or-nothing proposition. For them, it's one or the other..."
Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin, Ch. 15 (Jul 08, 2005, 08:30)
"In the 15 years following the release of V6 (April 1976),
Berkeley was not the only place where versions and clones of UNIX
Free Software Magazine: Linux in a Windows World [Review] (Jul 08, 2005, 07:00)
"Linux in a Windows World aims to solve the problems
experienced by many system administrators when it comes to using
Linux servers (and to a lesser extent clients) within an existing
NewsForge: An Introduction to Delta Debugging (Jul 08, 2005, 05:30)
"Every developer knows that debugging--the process of finding
and fixing defects in program code--is an important process..."
Advisories: July 7, 2005 (Jul 08, 2005, 04:45)
Today's security advisories: bzip2 (Debian GNU/Linux); zlib
(Fedora Core); zlib (Mandriva Linux).
Phoronix: Acer AL1714CB-8 17" LCD Monitor (Jul 08, 2005, 04:00)
"Lately, Acer has been receiving a lot of media attention due to
some of their recent OEM products..."
Linux Journal: Linux in the Classroom: A Look Back (Jul 08, 2005, 02:30)
"Class is over, so how did the course work go and how did the
Kuro5hin: Intellectual Property Is Costing Me My Life (Jul 08, 2005, 01:00)
"I am writing this now to address what I consider to be a very
serious matter. It is relevant to the moral basis upon which
Intellectual Property is founded..."