Linux News for Nov 23, 2005
NewsForge: Nine principles of security architecture (Nov 23, 2005, 21:00)
"Security architecture is a new concept to many computer
Post-Gazette: What kind of technology consumer are you? (Nov 23, 2005, 18:35)
"For generations, the Thanksgiving table has been the place
where families gather to engage in a hallowed tradition --
ZDNet: What If Other Things Were Open Source? (Nov 23, 2005, 17:10)
"What if other products, other than software, were open
internetnews: LynuxWorks Tackles Embedded Migration (Nov 23, 2005, 15:55)
"Embedded Linux play LynuxWorks is tackling migration with a new
partnership announced this week with embedded software solutions
vnunet: Experts welcome bid to protect Linux patents (Nov 23, 2005, 14:15)
"Recent moves to create an organisation to defend the Linux
community from patent infringement cases has been given a cautious
welcome by industry analysts..."
NewsForge: Pantone and Free Software (Nov 23, 2005, 13:00)
"Misconceptions about the purpose and usage of Pantone are to be
expected, since very few graphic designers are regular Linux users
(much less coders)..."
Linux.com: Secure Remote File Management with sshfs (Nov 23, 2005, 11:30)
"It's a dangerous Internet out there, kids. If you are going to
work on remotely connected machines, do it safely..."
Free Software Magazine: Hosting Service and Free Software (Nov 23, 2005, 10:00)
"Check out any web hosting service and they will probably be
providing a number of different applications and technologies, most
likely based on Free and Open Source Software..."
NewsForge: Building a Linux Video Jukebox for an Anime Convention (Nov 23, 2005, 08:30)
"How do you run video to four different video rooms at an anime
convention without having a staff member change tapes or DVDs at
informIT: What's Wrong with Linux? (Nov 23, 2005, 07:00)
"Linux servers are ready for prime time and most web
sites run on them. This article examines Linux desktop
Linux Journal: Easy Backup and Restore (Nov 23, 2005, 05:30)
"Are you still not doing backups on a regular basis--or at all?
With this easy-to-follow procedure and ready-made scripts, you're
out of excuses..."
Techworld: Forget the OS, It's x86 That's Important (Nov 23, 2005, 04:00)
"Virtualisation technology is about to take one more step
forward, if Sun's announcement that it plans to integrate Solaris
containers for Linux applications bears fruit..."
LXer: Report on Banks Choosing Windows Over Linux Twists the Facts (Nov 23, 2005, 02:30)
"A report in ComputerWorld about Banks choosing Windows over
Linux is a copy editor's dream. Too bad, it may never have seen a
Always On: What? The Open Source Movement; A Socialist Phenomenon? (Nov 23, 2005, 01:45)
"One of the fascinating battles taking place on the Web... is
the growing war of words between the old-guard (more Web 1.0)
capitalists, typified by Microsoft and SAP, and the open-source
(more Web 2.0) development community..."
Slate: Don't Listen to Bill Gates. The Open-Source Movement Isn't Communism. (Nov 23, 2005, 01:00)
"This month, SAP's Shai Agassi referred to open-source software
as 'intellectual property socialism.' In January, Bill Gates
suggested that free-software developers are communists..."
Opinion, Analysis of Microsoft's "Open" Standards (Nov 23, 2005, 00:15)
eWeek has scathing diatribe on why people should not be fooled
by Microsoft's open format offering; and ConsortiumInfo has posted
a detailed analysis of the just-published Office 2003 format