Linux News for Jun 28, 2007
Is a Linux Civil War in the Making? (Jun 28, 2007, 23:15)
eWeek: "Is Microsoft just selling the ammo? Or,
is Microsoft fighting the wrong war with the wrong weapons...?"
[Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon] Tribe 2 Released (Jun 28, 2007, 22:30)
Ubuntu: "Welcome to Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 2, which
will in time become Ubuntu 7.10..."
Linux Contributor Base Broadens (Jun 28, 2007, 21:45)
LinuxWorld: "With more companies funding Linux
work, the core hackers now delegate 70% of the coding..."
GPL v3, The Q&A [Parts 1-3] (Jun 28, 2007, 21:00)
Villa: "new license rolls in
stormcloud- large, complex, strong, dense
scares, but should bring rain..."
LinuxWorld Korea Reflects Boom in Asian Linux Use (Jun 28, 2007, 19:30)
Linux.com: "For instance, the biggest single
corporate GNU/Linux user in Korea is almost certainly NHN, a
company hardly anyone in North America or Europe knows anything
'Europa' Orbits Eclipse With 21 New Projects (Jun 28, 2007, 18:00)
internetnews.com: "Eclipse is more than just an
open source Java IDE--it's at least 21 projects more. The Eclipse
Foundation today unveiled 21 different projects encompassing more
than 17 million lines of code..."
Digium Takes Asterisk Upstream Sans GPL 3 (Jun 28, 2007, 17:15)
internetnews.com: "Internetnews.com has learned
that Digium, the commercial vendor behind the open source Asterisk
VoIP PBX effort, has a new but unannounced appliance in the
KDE 4 Goes on Show at aKademy (Jun 28, 2007, 16:30)
Computerworld Australia: "With the first beta
due in July and the final release slated for October, KDE 4 will
include a host of new technologies aimed at providing a new user
experience on the desktop..."
GPL 3 Set For Adoption By Over 5,500 Projects (Jun 28, 2007, 15:45)
internetnews.com: "The official final release
of the GPL is still a day away, but it's possible that over 5,500
projects could be migrating to it in very quickly..."
Is Linux Splitting into Two Factions? (Jun 28, 2007, 15:00)
Linspire: "With the recent news of several
Linux vendors entering into partnership agreements with Microsoft
(Novell, Linspire, Xandros), there has been much debate recently
about two factions of Linux forming..."
What's Open Source Worth on Wall Street? (Jun 28, 2007, 13:30)
LinuxInsider: "For all the success of open
source software--developers the world over flock to the code
available freely over the Internet--its purveyors able to thrive as
public companies are few..."
Red Hat CEO Says He Talked Patents with Microsoft (Jun 28, 2007, 12:45)
Reuters/CNET News: "Red Hat Chief Executive
Matthew Szulik said his company last year held talks with Microsoft
over a patent agreement that broke down before the software giant
signed a deal with Red Hat rival Novell..."
Google Desktop Arrives on Linux (Jun 28, 2007, 12:00)
DesktopLinux: "Google has finally released a
long-awaited native Linux application: Google Desktop for
Dell to Offer Ubuntu on More Systems (Jun 28, 2007, 12:00)
DesktopLinux: "Dell isn't resting on its recent
consumer Linux PC laurels. The computing giant has added a new
laptop--the Inspiron 1420 Notebook--to its Ubuntu Linux 7.04
Blogging From the Command Line (Jun 28, 2007, 11:15)
Linux.com: "While podcasting and video blogging
are all the rage, many people still prefer the simplicity of the
typed word for expressing themselves online--that is, a
Zonbu: An Environmentally Friendly Linux PC (Jun 28, 2007, 10:30)
OSWeekly: "When I first heard about Zonbu, I
was skeptical. After all, much of it sounded too good to be
Open Source Apps: Now With Smaller Teams (Jun 28, 2007, 09:00)
Mad Penguin: "What used to be created by a team
of open source programmers is now being done by one or two
Twitter.com CEO: With Open Source, It's All About the People (Jun 28, 2007, 07:30)
Linux.com: "Jack Dorsey wants to change the way
people communicate on the Internet. Are you used to updating your
blog once every 24 hours...?"
Virtual Host Management: How to Use Puppet on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (Jun 28, 2007, 06:00)
SearchEnterpriseLinux: "Today, many IT managers
handle environments with hundreds, if not thousands, of virtual
hosts that all require management and administration..."
Postfix Monitoring With Mailgraph And pflogsumm On Debian Etch (Jun 28, 2007, 04:30)
HowtoForge: "This article describes how you can
monitor your Postfix mailserver with the tools Mailgraph and
The Software God Delusion (Jun 28, 2007, 03:00)
Computer Business Review: "Anyway, it got me
thinking about how the term religion is often applied to open
source software, and how religion can become a default position for
determining software choices..."
A Look at Fedora 7 (Jun 28, 2007, 01:30)
PC World: "Time for some self-criticism: Free
Agent has become a bit of a one-trick pony of late. Recent output
might lead you to believe this is PC World's Ubuntu Linux
Untangle: Benefits of Free Software Along with Benefits of Commercialization (Jun 28, 2007, 00:45)
ONLamp: "Untangle could turn out to be a poster
child for free software. The company started out considering both
free and proprietary software for its platform, but settled on a
flat-out, pure-play open source approach.."
Free Software as Part of the Anarchist Toolkit (Jun 28, 2007, 00:00)
Anarkismo: "This article presents the case that
the phenomena of free software is an important tool in pushing
forward anarchist ideals and raising awareness in the wider public