Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 22, 2003
Tonight Live: The Battle Rages On, Plus JBoss on The Linux Show (2003-04-22 23:00:00)
"Tonight on the news: follow up to: the Battle over Open Source, more 'in search of Linux Laptops,' DARPA, and way more..."
mwvlug.org: HB 2892: A Bill That Just Won't Go Away (2003-04-22 22:00:59)
"Guess what? Thanks to all of you who have written and called,
this bill has not gone away. I thank each of you who have taken the
time to write or call your Representative or Senator in support of
DesktopLinux.com: Review: Photoshop Under Linux (2003-04-22 20:00:26)
"DesktopLinux.com previews... CrossOver Office 2.0 [Release
Candidate 1] from CodeWeavers that introduces support for Adobe
Photoshop, among other featured enhancements. Embedded Linux
support engineer, and former Adobe test engineer, Cal Erickson
gives the new release extensive testing..."
OSAFoundation.org: Chandler 0.1 Available Immediately (2003-04-22 16:00:53)
Mitch Kapor's new PIM software is alpha released: "While we're
still very early in the design and implementation process, we
intend for this 0.1 release to make us a more fully open
CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver Office 2.0 (2003-04-22 14:30:05)
CrossOver Office Version 2.0 is out, bringing the capability to
run (most of) Office XP, Photoshop 7, and MS Access to Linux
desktops, as well as double-byte language support.
LinuxHardware.org: Gaming and Linux in 2003 (2003-04-22 13:00:32)
"However, in recent days, Linux users have been getting more
titles than one would think, and many more are on the horizon for
later this year. Which games will be coming out? Who is releasing
them? Is this the start of something big...?"
osOpinion: Legislating Open Source (2003-04-22 11:30:23)
"One of the biggest obstacles to deployment of open source is
sheer inertia: One reason that a government agency might choose not
to deploy it is simple laziness on the part of its IT professionals
and decision makers..."
Tux Reports: Interview with Eagle Linux (2003-04-22 10:00:28)
"Mike Angelo took a few moments out of his hectic schedule to
answer a few of our questions about Eagle Linux..."
SEUL.org: Linux in Education Report #94 (2003-04-22 05:00:40)
Community Roundup: The latest news from the
LinuxWorld: Time for a New Installation Paradigm, Parts 1 and 2 (2003-04-22 04:30:26)
"In Part 1, [Petreley] examined many (though not all) of the
problems with the current approaches to software-installation. This
time, we take a closer look at the technological considerations
behind one of the biggest issues for software-installation: shared
Slackware: Myths and Cliches (2003-04-22 02:30:10)
A Russian physicist debunks seven "myths" about Slackware, from
a newbie's point of view.
OfB.biz: ATI To Support XFree86 4.3 Soon (2003-04-22 01:00:49)
"With that reputation and ATI's recent offering of its first
proprietary GNU/Linux drivers, we were interested to see if a
follow-up driver was in store to provide compatibility with XFree86
4.3, which was released earlier this year..."