Linux News for Dec 27, 2005
NewsForge: SCALE Announces Workshop On Open Standards For Government (Dec 27, 2005, 21:30)
"SCALE's workshop follows in the steps of similar discussions
which have been taking place in Massachusetts..."
InternetNews: PHP:Three Versions, One Promise (Dec 27, 2005, 20:45)
"Look for a confluence of three distinct branches of the PHP
language, with versions 4, 5 and 6..."
E-Week: A Man and His Vision for the Browser (Dec 27, 2005, 19:20)
"Berners-Lee recently spoke with eWeek.com Senior Writer Matt
Hines about the current state of Web browsing technologies..."
Internetnews: Startups Board the AJAX Bandwagon (Dec 27, 2005, 17:10)
"It's a brave new world of software programming out there, and
AJAX is the agent being used to deliver a clean look for more
interactive, yet seamless desktop computing..."
SearchSMB.com: 2005 -- The year of the IT blockbuster (Dec 27, 2005, 16:20)
"For reasons unknown, Roger Ebert, Leonard Maltin and the rest
of the reviewers see March of the Penguins and don't think "Linux
is coming!" But we know better..."
Business Wire: Red Hat CEO to Adopt Stock Trading Plan In January (Dec 27, 2005, 15:45)
"Red Hat, Inc. (NASDAQ: RHAT) announced today that, for personal
tax, asset diversification and financial planning reasons, its
Chief Executive Officer, Matthew Szulik, plans to enter into a Rule
10b5-1 stock trading plan with respect to the Company's common
Winona Daily News: WAPS plans 'thin client' computer pilot (Dec 27, 2005, 15:00)
"Winona Area Public Schools plans to pilot a computer system
next year that could save it from having to continually update or
replace desktop computers..."
LinuxInsider: Computing Canada: Open-Source Start-ups Challenge Red Hat, Novell (Dec 27, 2005, 14:20)
"Red Hat is clearly the leader in North America while SuSE has
some strength in Europe. But this competition is not happening in a
SysCon Belgium: Palamida Expands Open Source Reach (Dec 27, 2005, 13:40)
"Company Joins Eclipse Foundation and Teams with
Linux Journal: Provisioning for the Next Year (Dec 27, 2005, 13:00)
"Ideas that grew in the last year and need to grow a lot more in
the upcoming one..."
DesktopLinux: Using a liveCD as Your Linux Desktop (Dec 27, 2005, 11:30)
"Most of the 'Desktop' Linux liveCD distributions (distros) are
meant to to be used for trying out or demoing Linux before
installing them to your hard drive... (Link Fixed - Ed.)"
dot.KDE: Koffice 2 User Interface Design Competition (Dec 27, 2005, 10:00)
"KOffice has received a donation of $1000 to be used as the
prize in a GUI and Functionality Design competition..."
KernelTrap: Overview of the Perfmon2 Interface (Dec 27, 2005, 08:30)
"Stephane Eranian posted an overview of the perfmon2 interface,
highlighting key features..."
Linux Journal: Gnu Queue: Linux Clustering Made Easy (Dec 27, 2005, 07:00)
"Farm those jobs out with Gnu queue...!"
NewsForge: Editing WMA files with Audacity (Dec 27, 2005, 05:30)
"But if you have WMA files you need to edit with more precision
than Microsoft's tools allow, Audacity can still help..."
Linux.com: Ping: ICMP vs. ARP (Dec 27, 2005, 01:00)
"Network and system administrators are well-versed in using the
ping utility for troubleshooting purposes, but where do you turn
when ping doesn't do the trick...?"