Linux News for Dec 23, 2005
TG Daily: Mozilla Revamps Application Suite into "SeaMonkey" (Dec 23, 2005, 23:30)
"Mozilla's suite of browser and email programs is getting a
Channel Register: SCO's Unix Slide Continues in Q4 (Dec 23, 2005, 22:00)
"The SCO Group's revenue continued to fall in the fourth quarter
and during fiscal 2005, as Unix sales slumped..."
NetworkWorld: Linux Networx Hooks Up with IBM GPFS (Dec 23, 2005, 20:30)
"The agreement between IBM and Linux Networx is the first for
IBM and follows Big Blue's move last week to open up the source
code to GPFS to third parties..."
ClickZ: Firefox Calls "Action" on Ad Contest (Dec 23, 2005, 19:00)
"Firefox has launched the second part of its Firefox Flicks
campaign, unveiling an ad contest where the best 30-second spots
will be considered for a TV campaign for the browser..."
The Motley Fool: The Glowing Red Hat (Dec 23, 2005, 17:30)
"However, it's hard to look at the income statement performance
of Red Hat and not come away impressed..."
ZDNet Australia: Dell: No Plans for Firefox in Australia (Dec 23, 2005, 16:00)
"Dell's Australian operation has ruled out following the lead of
its British counterpart in the near future and shipping the Mozilla
Firefox Web browser on computers..."
CoolTechZone: Microsoft Buys Out Opera (Dec 23, 2005, 14:30)
"...Microsoft Corp... has acquired Opera Software, makers of the
Opera browser..." We're treating this one as very dubious,
given the lack of sources and the fact that Opera dismissed Google
takeover reports as rumor last week.
eWeek: D-Day Arrives for SCO (Dec 23, 2005, 13:00)
"After more than two and a half years, SCO must finally turn
over to the U.S. District Court in Utah any proof it has that
there's Unix code in Linux..."
informIT: Installing SUSELinux (Dec 23, 2005, 11:30)
"In this chapter, you learn how to complete a basic installation
of SUSE Linux using the CDs included with this book..."
PCBurn: Recovering Data with Foremost (Dec 23, 2005, 10:00)
"Sometimes you can craftily restore a damaged master boot record
after an all night hack-a-thon..."
WebProNews: ASP Vs. PHP (Dec 23, 2005, 08:30)
"When building web sites, ASP and PHP are very popular
languages. Here's my opinion on whether ASP or PHP is best..."
LinuxGazette.net: Firewall Logging to MySQL--The Quick and Easy Way (Dec 23, 2005, 07:00)
"Security is a journey, not a destination. One good step along
the way is to review and analyze your firewall logs and syslog
messages on a regular basis..."
Advisories, December 22, 2005 (Dec 23, 2005, 04:45)
Today's security advisories: phpbb2 (Debian GNU/Linux), Mantis
(Gentoo Linux), kernel (Mandriva Linux), kernel (Ubuntu Linux).
Henry the Adequate: Henry's Computer Toolkit (Dec 23, 2005, 04:00)
"My name is Henry the Adequate, and I am a superhero..."
CNET News: Year in Review--Browsers Get Second Wind (Dec 23, 2005, 02:30)
"The Web has a fresh lease on life, showing healthy competition
among browsers and dramatic changes in usage..."
LXer: The Open Standards Monopoly Challenging Innovation in Redmond (Dec 23, 2005, 01:45)
"When the National Science Foundation opened the Internet to the
public, it essentially created an unlevel playing field for
proprietary software companies such as Microsoft..."
OSNews: XGL--Realistically (Dec 23, 2005, 01:00)
"Last time I checked, Open Source contributors had the option of
making XGL reality..."