Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 18, 2003
Forbes: Why You Won't Be Getting A Linux PC (2003-06-18 20:30:29)
"Judging from the holy war being waged by proponents of Linux
PCs, it's clear that Linux is becoming the OS/2 of its time..."
BusinessWire: Initiative Puts 80,000 GNOME Computers Into Extremadura, Spain Students' Hands (2003-06-18 17:30:54)
GU4DEC: "Regional government installs one
computer for every two students, all running open source software.
Additional initiatives put computers in hands of general
LinuxPlanet: SCO Pulls Trigger, Targets Torvalds (2003-06-18 16:00:03)
"The last two days have seen some strong moves from The SCO
Group to stop IBM from continuing to use Big Blue's licenced
version of UNIX, the AIX operating system. Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols digs deeper into what this all means and tries to
find the pattern in SCO's shifting attacks on IBM, Linux
developers, and now even Linus Torvalds..."
TransGaming: WineX 3.1 Released (2003-06-18 14:30:30)
"With WineX 3.1, TransGamers can enjoy such games as Morrowind
and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City as well as the many graphical and
speed improvements visible in games such as Battlefield
Mozilla.org: Mozilla 1.4 Release Candidate 2 Released (2003-06-18 14:30:00)
What's new in Mozilla 1.4 RC2, and download link within.
Linux Journal: Port Knocking (2003-06-18 13:00:46)
"An introduction to how trusted users can manipulate firewall
rules to transmit information across closed ports..."
CRN: Pervasive Software Extends Database Access To Linux Desktops (2003-06-18 08:30:11)
"Pervasive Software is reaching out to touch Linux
Daily Yomiuri: Internet TV Makes a Comeback Using New OS (2003-06-18 07:00:15)
"It is Matsushita's first television with Internet connection.
Special browsing software based on the Linux open source operating
system is preinstalled. With high-speed connections, users can
access Tnavi, the Web site the company also launched in May, for
LinuxDevices: Linux-based WLAN Access Point Software Released as GPL Project (2003-06-18 05:30:22)
"Radionet announced the open source release of a full set of
open source software that can be used by companies and individuals
to build Linux-based IEEE 802.11 based wireless access
OSNews: Review of Ximian Desktop 2 on Red Hat Linux 9 (2003-06-18 02:30:46)
"I will start with the review of the install process. It is not
going to be glowing at all. I have this suspicion they tested it
from their own offices and their own network because it is giving
too many problems they seem to not have anticipated..."