Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 11, 2003
SuSE Linux 8.2 Will Continue Strong Line Of Home User Offerings (2003-03-11 23:30:54)
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 (2003-03-11 22:00:29)
"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
Tonight Live: SCO vs Godzilla (ESR on SCO & IBM) and RealNetworks Helix Community (2003-03-11 20:30:24)
"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 (2003-03-11 14:30:07)
"'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
Linux Journal: Hacking Red Hat Kickstart (2003-03-11 13:00:50)
"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 (2003-03-11 08:00:20)
LinuxUser & Developer Expo 2003 comes to Birmingham, UK.
Press release within.
Kernel Traffic #208 by Zack Brown (2003-03-11 05:00:36)
Community Roundup: The latest message traffic
from the Linux kernel mailing list.
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #76 (2003-03-11 05:00:24)
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 (2003-03-11 00:00:13)
"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.]