Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 07, 2002
ISPWorld: India's 'Poor-Friendly' Simputer Set for May Rollout
(Mar 07, 2002, 19:12)
"Its software is expected to aid farmers seeking to know
commodity prices and beat middlemen and also provide speech
recognition in regional languages to help illiterate rural
Linux Weekly News for March 7, 2002 (Mar 07, 2002, 17:31)
This week: The independence of cyberspace; The SSSCA in the U.S.
and Europe; Software Patents: France Accuses EC of Misleading
e.Europe; AMD announces Linux support for the x86-64; more.
UnixReview.com: Certification Scope: Examining the LPI 202 Exam (Mar 07, 2002, 15:54)
"Like the 201 exam, the 202 is a very difficult test. There are
60 questions to be answered in 90 minutes. The questions include
fill-in-the-blank and multiple-choice types, with many of the
multiple-choice questions consisting of four (A-D) or five (A-E)
choices. ... The passing score is 530; roughly translated, that
means you must answer 32 questions correctly."
UnixReview.com: Ikonboard V3...and iBforums (Mar 07, 2002, 12:56)
"Like its competitors, Ikonboard boasts a user-friendly
Web-based installation program, and an attractive and full-featured
administrative GUI. It is also completely 'skinnable' to allow for
sophisticated aesthetic design elements."
ZDNet News: Java-based Passport: Contender or pretender? (Mar 07, 2002, 11:47)
"'We are not talking to Windows people at all. If Windows people
want to use Passport, they should do it the Microsoft way. Anyone
that's using Linux, or Solaris, or Java, all of these people can
use JPassport and we are directing the customer flow back to
Microsoft,' says Ayling."
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #33 (Mar 07, 2002, 09:12)
This week: Beta 4 has been released; Worldwide Expansion of
"Linux Campus"; Upcoming CeBit Show; Legislative Alert; Mandrake in
the News; 8.2 Commercial Packages at MandrakeClub; Business Case of
the Week; Security-related Software Updates; Headlines from
Consulting Times: Inside IBM
(Mar 07, 2002, 00:58)
"Our folks all work out in the community. Sometimes we bring
technology from IBM -- where there is something missing or we think
we have technology that's maybe better than what's out there --
we'll open source technology from one of IBM's software