Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 27, 2001
LinuxPR: Legato and SuSE Provide Bundled Data Protection for SuSE Linux Customers (2001-03-27 23:46:29)
"Legato NetWorker and Linux clustering solutions for SuSE Linux
will keep business critical information protected and
FAST'02 Call for Papers (2001-03-27 23:27:24)
"File and storage systems are critical to business and society,
holding the "crown jewels" of most Information Age organizations
and dictating the performance of most computer systems."
Signal Ground: USB Modems Under Linux, Part 2: Zoom's 56K USB (2001-03-27 23:21:47)
"In this second part of our USB modem series, we'll look at the
preview releases from Mandrake and SuSE, and we'll also take the
opportunity to describe the Zoom 56K USB modem."
LinuxPR: Open source innovators join ActiveState (2001-03-27 22:10:31)
"Joining the team is: Larry Wall, Brendan Eich, Guido van
Rossum, Rasmus Lerdorf, and Jon Udell."
AllLinuxDevices PR: REDSonic Partners with Rise Technology (2001-03-27 22:03:05)
"Delivers embedded Linux solution and rapid application
development tools for the iDragon System-On-Chip."
Linux.com: Understanding and Working with Network Services (2001-03-27 21:15:47)
"Inetd itself is a daemon. However, its purpose is to wait for
requests for various different services and then pass them on to
the appropriate service program. An example of this is a connection
to an FTP server."
CNET News.com: Open-source credo moves to chip design (2001-03-27 21:00:45)
"This open-source hardware library--consisting of design
elements for processors, memory controllers, peripherals,
motherboards and a host of other components--would aide
semiconductor start-ups and device manufacturers alike."
Tonight Live: Hailstorm Arrogance, DMCA Challenge & Comdex Plug-a-thon >> the Linux Show (2001-03-27 17:00:12)
ApacheToday: PHP core developers join forces with Great Bridge
to power PHP-PostgreSQL solutions (2001-03-27 16:23:34)
PHP leaders will advise open source database experts on full
integration of scalable open source products for building dynamic
ZDNet/Yahoo!: Bad economy's good for open source
"There's good news, though. For one thing, this change will give
the dogmatic Linux fanatics a dose of reality. It's flat-out wrong
to get hyped up over an operating system. Those who have found
religion with their pet operating system should seriously rethink
osOpinion: What KDE and GNOME Really Need (2001-03-27 09:21:26)
"The flame wars between KDE and GNOME may never end. Of course,
that's not necessarily a bad thing. The competition between the two
will hopefully cause them both to work harder."
HP Linux Inkjet Project Releases Drivers
Hewlett-Packard has released drivers for over 30 of their inkjet
printers. The drivers themselves are provided under a mixture of
licenses, ranging from GPL for the GNU-licensed Ghostscript
additions, the GNU Lesser GPL (LGPL) for the glue code, and a BSD
license with an "HP product only" clause for the HP Inkjet Server
software. A list of supported drivers and links to the project page
KDE.org: The People Behind KDE: Michael H�ckel (2001-03-27 09:04:50)
"Since 8 months ago I'm part of the KMail team. I do mainly bug
fixing all around KMail to make it as stable as possible and
finishing things, others have started."
KDE.org: The People Behind KDE: Michael Häckel (2001-03-27 09:04:00)
"Since 8 months ago I'm part of the KMail team. I do mainly bug fixing all around KMail to make it as stable as possible and finishing things, others have started."
CNET News.com: Singing hosannas for Linux - Interview with Dan Frye, Director IBM Linux Technology Center
"With the o source model, you really can't screw it up. Because
its GPL, Linux is not going to fragment."
Canada Computes: Linux for Newbies, pt. 21: Linux/Windows Coexistence (2001-03-27 01:15:13)
"For most users, Linux/Windows coexistence isn't an option, it's
a necessity. You may prefer using Linux most of the time, and have
found many substitutes for Windows programs that not only work well
but are free, but there are still times when you may need to run