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Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 29, 2001

  • AllLinuxDevices PR: Wipro Technologies takes Linux to Embedded Markets (Mar 29, 2001, 22:04)
    "Wipro Technologies, one of the largest engineering service provider from India, is helping its customers build next generation internet appliances using embedded Linux."

  • LinuxPR: Guru Labs Introduces New Linux System Administration Course (Mar 29, 2001, 22:02)
    "The course delivers an in-depth understanding of the skills required to plan, deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot Linux servers."

  • ZDNet: Oh say can you CeBIT? (Mar 29, 2001, 21:52)
    "A number of companies not thought of as Linux vendors used penguins to proclaim their support. The German applications giant SAP had a large penguin staring across an aisle toward the massive Microsoft display."

  • LinuxPlanet: New HOWTO: Linux XDMCP HOWTO (Mar 29, 2001, 21:14)
    This HOWTO describes how you can use the combination of X Display Manager (xdm, kdm and gdm) and XDMCP (X Display Manager Control Protocol) to provide the mechanism for an X terminal and a platform of cheap remote X apps solution. This document will be focusing on how to setup connection using XDMCP.

  • ZDNet AnchorDesk: Embed Linux, and put Microsoft on the desktop... (Mar 29, 2001, 20:39)
    "Here's where I lose all my friends in the open software foundation: no, Linux is not going to move into the office any time soon. And the reason has nothing to do with the release of Windows XP. It is: you can't get the staff for Linux operations."

  • System Administration of Apache / Tomcat (Mar 29, 2001, 20:37)
    "If your web development efforts have become disorganized or overly complex, servlets and Java Server Pages can help with good support and high quality tools for Linux."

  • Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory: Update for ucd-snmp to work with rpm-4.0.2 (Mar 29, 2001, 20:18)
    "In the errata for rpm-4.0.2, there is a new shared library that contains symbols that used to be in Executables that linked against the shared need to be relinked with the new librpmio shared library."

  • Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory: Update for gnorpm to work with rpm-4.0.2 (Mar 29, 2001, 20:13)
    "In the errata for rpm-4.0.2, there is a new shared library that contains symbols that used to be in Executables that linked against the shared need to be relinked with the new librpmio shared library."

  • LinuxPlanet: DistributionWatch Review: Caldera OpenLinux Workstation 3.1 Beta (Mar 29, 2001, 14:09)
    The news has been full of Caldera lately, from its retrenchment away from the retail market and hobbiest user base to its acquisition and reinvention of UnixWare into a Linux-friendly OS. This leaves us all wondering what that means for their distribution and its loyal enthusiasts. Scott Courtney says Caldera OpenLinux Workstation 3.1 beta is a promising, developer-friendly release that provides a development workstation right out of the box. A look at the good, the bad, and the ugly.

  • UPDATED: RedPepper: A World Without Microsoft (Mar 29, 2001, 14:09)
    "If you own a PC, you've got your own software factory. If you can write good software, multi-billion pound companies need you -- but you could string together the words and numbers that shape the world as well from a bedroom in Calcutta as from their plush offices in Silicon Valley. The consumers own the means of production, the workers hold all the cards: welcome to the future, a world where the anarchy of software economics has the potential to overturn capitalism." [ Tony Stanco, the principal interviewee for this article, has contributed an interesting addition to the debate surrounding this article. His comments within. -ed.]

  • Debian Project Elects New Leader (Mar 29, 2001, 13:13)
    "And the winner is..."

  • IT-Director: Peace, Love, Linux and IBM (Mar 29, 2001, 09:22)
    "This is completely unprecedented. A company launching and aggressive marketing campaign for a product that it has no claim over and for which it cannot obtain even one cent in direct revenues."

  • Linux Weekly News for March 29, 2001 (Mar 29, 2001, 09:02)
    Leading items and editorials: The janitors get organized, Singapore Linux Conference/LinuxWorld Singapore 2001 and Three years of Mozilla.

  • Kernel Cousin Debian #28 by Prashanth Mundkur (Mar 29, 2001, 07:48)
    Highlights from the Debian development mailing lists for the previous week.

  • Kernel Cousin Debian Hurd #86 by Paul Emsley and Zack Brown (Mar 29, 2001, 07:41)
    Highlights from the Debian-Hurd development mailing lists for the previous week.

  • LinuxWorld: Bob Young, tete-a-tete with the monopoly (Mar 29, 2001, 00:42)
    "A fierce debate over whether open source software really is un-American."