Linux News for May 27, 2006
internetnews.com: Google to Take 630 Summer of Code Projects (May 27, 2006, 23:00)
"Google has announced that it will accept no fewer than a
whopping 630 open source projects for this year's Summer of Code.
The number is up from last year's 410 projects..."
KernelTrap: GCC 4.1.1 (May 27, 2006, 21:00)
"Mark Mitchell announced the availability of GCC 4.1.1 saying,
'this release is a bug-fix release for problems in GCC
PR: Mandriva First Linux to Include OpenVZ (May 27, 2006, 19:00)
"Mandriva and the OpenVZ project have announced that the OpenVZ
operating system virtualization software will be included as part
of the Mandriva Corporate Server 4.0..." Announcement
NewsForge: Day One at FreedomHEC (May 27, 2006, 17:00)
"The first-ever FreedomHEC started today in Seattle. FreedomHEC
is an informal two-day conference discussing hardware issues under
All About Linux: First Impressions of Picasa--Google's First Rate Graphics Suite for Linux (May 27, 2006, 15:00)
"Today, Google did something which would gladden the hearts of
thousands of GNU/Linux users--well at least those who are not as
rigid in outlook about GPL any way..."
NewsForge: Interview: Red Hat's Open Source Scholarship Challenge (May 27, 2006, 13:00)
"There is no dearth of IT talent in India, but for a country
that churns out thousands of IT students every year, the number of
Indian contributors in the open source software world is
PCBurn: Linux Triple Play Game Review (May 27, 2006, 09:00)
"Sometimes you just need to take a break and play some games. To
that end we've got the return of the weekly gaming review at
PCBurn! Three different Linux titles, all free software, have made
ZDNet: The Open Source Licensing Continuum (May 27, 2006, 05:00)
"One great achievement of the term 'open source' is to create a
ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Fuel Injection for HP-UX (May 27, 2006, 01:00)
"Anyone who's written off HP-UX for dead got a reminder Thursday
that the long-standing Unix operating system is indeed still alive
and kicking. Or alive, at any rate..."