Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 01, 2003
E-Commerce Times: Has SCO Killed UnitedLinux? (2003-07-01 18:00:47)
"IDC's Dan Kusnetzsky noted that SCO was not the primary
contributor to the UnitedLinux consortium, so its withdrawal from
the project will not change UnitedLinux' dynamics all that
Australian IT: Open Source Trade Clash (2003-07-01 14:00:19)
"The growing love affair of Australian governments with open
source software may sour trade negotiations with the US..."
The Washington Times: Glimpse of Reality (2003-07-01 13:00:09)
Linux has gotten so popular, this columnist argues, that the
government's antitrust arguments against Microsoft are completely
OSForge: Interview with Thomas Chung of LinuxInstall (2003-07-01 12:00:29)
"OSForge exclusive interview with Thomas Chung, the founder and
developer of LinuxInstall, a RedHat based distributions that brings
simplicity yet powerful distribution to average users and new
Windows converts with very affordable price..."
Linux Exposed: Linux Name Services (2003-07-01 10:00:06)
"One of the most fundamental services on a TCP/IP network is
name service. It is the service that translates hostnames into IP
addresses. Linux systems use two techniques to convert hostnames to
addresses: the host table and the Domain Name System (DNS)..."
New Zealand PC World: Linux Step by Step--Parts 1 & 2 (2003-07-01 09:00:15)
Tech columnist Geoff Palmer has launched a new series of
articles detailing how to get a Linux system up and running.
CrossNodes: Building a Linux Dial-up Server, Part 1 (2003-07-01 07:00:45)
"Sometimes it seems that the world has moved entirely to DSL,
cable, and other forms of high-speed networking. But the reality is
it hasn't--most of the world is on dial-up, and even in the US the
majority of Internet users are still on dial-up..."
LinuxWorld: The Linux Geek Diet (2003-07-01 06:00:41)
"A brief guide to help computer geeks--in particular, the geeks
who are fans of Linux--count the calories they expend during the
The [India] Tribune: Promoting Linux in Ludhiana (2003-07-01 03:00:11)
"A beginning has been made to break the hegemony of Microsoft by
a small group that has taken upon itself the task of training the
common man in the use and implementation of the Linux operating
SitePoint: Getting to Know Debian (2003-07-01 01:00:55)
"Although the other distributions are largely commercial
affairs, Debian changes the recipe. Every piece of software that's
part of the Debian distribution is about as free as you can get.
Debian does not contain any commercial software..."
NewsForge: Dyne:bolic: A Broadcast Studio on a Linux CD (2003-07-01 00:00:13)
"But a new Linux distribution promises to provide a multimedia
studio--complete with the ability to transmit Webcasts
worldwide--without ever installing any software on your hard
drive..." [Link repaired. -ed.]