Infrastructure Linux News for May 30, 2003
ComputerWeekly: Red Hat Reassures Linux Users
"Red Hat has stressed to its customers that the SCO Group's
claims against the operating system, although taken seriously by
the company, are baseless..."
CNET News: Is This the End of Netscape? (2003-05-30 19:00:50)
"'For the most part, it means Netscape is pretty much gone,'
said Rob Enderle, an analyst for research firm Giga Information
Group. 'AOL is going to continue indefinitely now on IE (Internet
Explorer) and has no justification really to continue funding
eWeek: Novell Douses 'Smoking Gun' Against SCO (2003-05-30 14:30:27)
"Some members of the open-source community thought they had
found a 'smoking gun' against the SCO Group and its claims to
ownership of the intellectual property rights to the Unix operating
system, but Novell Inc. on Thursday poured cold water on
UNIXReview: Review: Kapital 1.1, GnuCash 1.8, and Moneydance (2003-05-30 10:00:38)
"So, putting aside my distaste of accounting, I embarked upon an
exploration of personal finance accounting packages for
Linux Journal: Doing It All with OpenSSH, Part 1 (2003-05-30 08:30:19)
"The secure shell is more than a simple way to keep your
passwords to yourself. In this series, I take you from the basics
through some nifty features that should make you wonder why you use
anything else to communicate (well, almost)..."
LinuxDevices.com: Snapshot of the Embedded Linux Market - May, 2003 (2003-05-30 07:00:03)
"The results of LinuxDevices.com's annual Embedded Linux Market
Survey are now in, and they provide an interesting profile of the
ascendant embedded Linux software market..."
NewsFactor: Domo Arigato, Linux Roboto (2003-05-30 04:00:49)
"Worldwide, RTLinux robots test milk, pick fruit, and handle DNA
samples, among other tasks, FSMLabs president Victor Yodaiken told
NewsFactor. A Linux real-time system is for robots that require
'very precise control over positioning,' he said..."
LinuxWorld: Why the Best for Linux is Still to Come (2003-05-30 01:00:39)
"While conspiracy theories are fun, Joe Barr is certain of two
things. One is that Linux is going to continue its inexorable march
to the desktop. The second is that the Microsoft monopoly is not
going to go gentle into that good night..."
LWN.net: A Couple of SCO Amusements (2003-05-30 00:00:14)
LWN.net has a blurb with links to SCO's annual report that may
further explain the SCO-Novell-UNIX relationship, as well as a link
to a humorous pictoral summary of recent SCO-related events,
starring none other than Roscoe P. Coltrane as SCO.