Infrastructure Linux News for May 16, 2003
The Oregonian: Project Finds New Life, Less Waste in Recycled Computers (2003-05-16 22:00:39)
"A small hillside of computer trash collects near a river in
rural Guiyu, China, leaching toxins into the ground..."
Linux Journal: Debian on Steroids II: The Libranet Workout (2003-05-16 20:30:21)
"As the Linux Journal site previously posted a detailed review
of Libranet 2.7, this article concerns the changes and improvements
in Libranet 2.8 that would interest the desktop user and how they
VNUNet: Online Petition Challenges SCO (2003-05-16 19:00:00)
"Linux users invited to sign 'Hey SCO, sue me' ultimatum..."
Wired: Open-Source Crowd Irked by SCO (2003-05-16 17:30:31)
"If the Linux community presented a Miss Congeniality award, SCO
would certainly not be wearing the crown..."
internetnews.com: SCO Faces Hurdles in Linux Claims (2003-05-16 14:00:01)
"SCO Group may have put Linux customers on notice Wednesday, but
it still has legal hurdles to overcome in proving its infringement
case, and financing its legal crusade may not be easy either,
Personal Computer World: More Businesses Turning to Open Source (2003-05-16 13:00:40)
"Open source software has become the second most important
consideration for cutting IT costs, according to
InformationWeek: More Details On SCO's Linux Suit (2003-05-16 12:00:05)
"SCO's letter Monday to corporate Linux users wasn't a threat,
CEO Darl McBride says--it was just a disclosure advised by its
SearchEnterpriseLinux: AMD Exec: Opteron Makes Enterprise Linux Compelling (2003-05-16 10:00:23)
"Marty Seyer, vice president and general manager of AMD's
microprocessor business unit, details the advantages of Opteron for
enterprises either using or considering a move to Linux in this
Tectonic: SA Minister Outlines OSS Plans (2003-05-16 07:00:54)
"In her response to a question from ANC MP Andries Nel,
Fraser-Moleketi said OSS was already widely used by government and
was 'part of a deliberate strategy aimed at generating widespread
knowledge and understanding [of ICT]...'"
Internet Week: New Retek Software Tackles Inventory, Markdowns (2003-05-16 06:00:21)
"Cutting costs was a recurring theme of Retek World in Orlando,
Fla., as the Minneapolis-based company also announced plans to
offer Linux versions of all its products to enable customers to buy
less expensive hardware to run Retek applications..."
TroubleShooters.com: NFS: Overview and Gotchas (2003-05-16 04:00:07)
"NFS is wonderful. It's a convenient and lightning fast way to
use a network. Although it's not particularly secure, its security
can be beefed up with firewalls. Its security can also be
strengthened by authentication schemes..."
VNUNet: SCO Cuts Support for UnitedLinux (2003-05-16 03:00:59)
"Fellow consortium member SuSE says SCO withdrawal will not be a
Cyber India Online: Will IBM Click In Its Linux Drive? (2003-05-16 02:00:59)
"Questions arise, as Linux is yet to become compatible to
desktops on a mass scale in India..."