Infrastructure Linux News for May 22, 2003
LinuxPlanet: Moving Files in Linux (2003-05-22 23:30:06)
Getting files from one machine to another is a snap, right? Just
fire up the old FTP client and upload and download away. Linux has
a number of command-line FTP applications, some very good, and some
not. Dee-Ann LeBlanc walks readers though the basics of some of the
better tools available, and warns which tools might pose problems
VNUnet: SCO Unix Licence Irrevocable, Says IBM (2003-05-22 22:00:03)
"Big Blue Linux boss dismisses claims that AIX licence will be
revoked on 13 June..."
Expatica.com: Battle Heats up Munich Software Deal (2003-05-22 19:00:12)
"In a battle heating up over a software deal for the city
administration of Munich, US giant Microsoft has lowered its price
offer by 15 per cent in order to prevent the city switching to
IDG.net: German Linux Association May Drop SCO as Member (2003-05-22 17:30:18)
"LIVE Linux-Verband e.V., a German association promoting the
interests of Linux users and software developers in the country, is
mulling whether to drop the German subsidiary of The SCO Group Inc.
as a member..."
Sydney Morning Herald: SCO Using Scare Tactics to Get Licensing Fees: FSF Chief (2003-05-22 16:00:40)
"Bradley Kuhn, executive director of the Free Software
Foundation, has accused the SCO Group of using scare tactics to
convince companies to pay them licensing fees and/or support their
suit against IBM..."
Sydney Morning Herald: SCO Official Defends Linux Sales After Suit was Filed (2003-05-22 14:30:48)
"The SCO Group's product management director, Erik Hughes, says
the company continued to sell its Linux products for over two
months after suing IBM based on 'legal advice...'"
NewsForge: VNC: Virtually There and Back Again (2003-05-22 13:00:29)
"Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is an unsung treasure of the
open source world--a simple and useful tool for accessing remote
computers. Now that I've had the chance to play with VNC I'm hooked
Linux Journal: Booting Your Business Card: Linux-BBC 2.1 (2003-05-22 11:30:17)
"Walk up to any PC, pop in the CD and access a plethora of Linux
tools and functionalities that get the job done and then
LinuxWorld: Mandrake 9.1: Can Installation Get Any Easier? (2003-05-22 10:00:58)
"I received a review copy of Mandrake Linux PowerPack 9.1 last
week. I was happy to see it, but as I noted in the story about my
frugal Red Hat 9 upgrade a couple of weeks ago, I'm a little
hardware-challenged at the moment. Did I let that stop me...?"
PCLinuxOnline: How To Do a FTP SuSE 8.2 Install (2003-05-22 08:30:50)
"I installed SuSE 8.2 (nice) via a FTP install last night. This
was my second time to do a FTP install. It was not too
BTVillarin: Vector Linux 3.2 Review (2003-05-22 04:00:11)
"VL 3.2 comes in two different flavours: VL 3.2... and VL 3.2
SOHO... I tried the plain VL 3.2 first, even though it had just
XFCE and IceWM window managers (no KDE 3.1)..."
NewsFactor: Patching Apache (2003-05-22 02:30:33)
"The last thing anyone in the Apache community seems to want is
to compromise its open-source roots and cause fragmentation of an
extremely popular Web server. But most distributors also want to
make money by fine-tuning it to run with their Linux
Raleigh News & Observer: Mozilla Dwarfs its Rivals (2003-05-22 00:00:49)
"But when it comes to Web browsers for Windows, I spend 90
percent of my time in a single one: Mozilla..."