Linux News for Apr 29, 2006
ZDNet: Are Microsoft's Problems Due to Open Source? (Apr 29, 2006, 23:30)
"If there is any open source angle to this at all, it's that
much of the $2 billion in extra spending is going up against
Google, which happens to run on an open source platform..."
Linux Box Admin: GNOME Won the Desktop Battle, Will Linux Lose the War? (Apr 29, 2006, 22:00)
"Despite the head start that KDE enjoyed, the large number of
KDE users and developers, and Linus Torvalds personally endorsing
KDE, GNOME has won the desktop environment battle..."
LinuxPlanet: Adventures with a SUSE Linux-Powered OQO Palmtop (Apr 29, 2006, 21:15)
"After seeing the specs for the OQO model 01+ tablet palmtop PC,
I knew I had to put SUSE 10.0 Linux on it and do a review..."
NewsForge: Stallman Sells Autographs for the Cause (Apr 29, 2006, 20:30)
"Sports stars, musicians, and other celebrities have been
charging for autographs for years, but who would have thought
Richard Stallman would be doing the same...?"
LinuxWorld Australia: Users Buy Linux on Reliability, Says Novell Boss (Apr 29, 2006, 17:00)
"Novell President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Ron
Hovsepian sees the acquisition of the JBoss application server by
Red Hat as having 'further validated our early adoption of
LinuxElectrons: MySQL to Offer Linux Bundled with Database as Free Download (Apr 29, 2006, 13:00)
"The new MySQL Forge Web site has been created as a focal point
for all MySQL-related community contributions and
XYZ Computing: Latinux to Sponsor Free Software in Latin America (Apr 29, 2006, 09:00)
"One such announcement was the creation of Latinux, a group of
companies and organizations whose stated goal is to increase the
knowledge and use of free software in Latin America..."
ShelleyTheRepublican: Linux: A European Threat to Our Computers (Apr 29, 2006, 05:00)
Humor: "It's a computer program that was
initially developed in Finland as a means of circumventing valuable
copyrights and patents owned by an American company called SCO
ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Sunset for McNealy (Apr 29, 2006, 01:00)
"Sure, the 40-something, charismatic, ponytail-wearing Schwartz
is perceived as an image change from the more-staid and mature
co-founder, but do his intentions and vision represent a radical