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Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 11, 2003

  • SuSE Linux 8.2 Will Continue Strong Line Of Home User Offerings (Mar 11, 2003, 23:30)
    As the major distributions push toward the enterprise, SuSE is still keeping its private users happy with a new release of SuSE Linux 8.2, due out next month.

  • LinuxWorld: SCO Lawsuit is Funny, But Not 'Ha-ha' Funny (Mar 11, 2003, 22:00)
    "Showcasing a questionable understanding of the history of Unix, open-source software and computing in general, SCO's lawsuit against IBM has sent shockwaves rippling across the IT community. Parts of SCO's complaint would be laugh-out-loud funny if only the possible repercussions for Linux and open source weren't so detrimental..."

  • Tonight Live: SCO vs Godzilla (ESR on SCO & IBM) and RealNetworks Helix Community (Mar 11, 2003, 20:30)
    "The whole crew should be on line tonight, PLUS Eric Raymond will be joining the regulars to talk about What is up with SCO? Other news includes: FCC follow up, Microsoft arrogance (what is new), and is this guy the new Nostradamus..."

  • CNET News: IBM Unfazed by SCO Unix Threat (Mar 11, 2003, 14:30)
    "'We've reviewed our contracts, and our Unix license is irrevocable and perpetual,' Mike Fay, vice president of communications for IBM's systems group, said in an interview Monday..."

  • Linux Journal: Hacking Red Hat Kickstart (Mar 11, 2003, 13:00)
    "The following topics are covered in this article: replacing packages with updates, reducing the installation size to fit on one CD, utilizing Kickstart in the custom installation and creating a custom message screen..."

  • LinuxPR: New Major Linux Show Launched (Mar 11, 2003, 08:00)
    LinuxUser & Developer Expo 2003 comes to Birmingham, UK. Press release within.

  • Kernel Traffic #208 by Zack Brown (Mar 11, 2003, 05:00)
    Community Roundup: The latest message traffic from the Linux kernel mailing list.

  • Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #76 (Mar 11, 2003, 05:00)
    Community Roundup: Mandrake Linux 9.1 'RC2' is availablel "The Definitive Guide to Using Mandrake Linux"; Spring Cleaning at MandrakeStore; BizCase: French Gov't uses MDK for samba, e-mail, web, mysql, ldap; more.

  • AP/HoosierTimes: Software Could Save Lives of Human Rights Workers (Mar 11, 2003, 00:00)
    "That's why the researcher, Peter Bouckaert of Human Rights Watch, wishes that at the time he'd had a new [open source] software tool developed expressly for people like him who collect ultrasensitive information..." [Link repaired. -ed.]