Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 29, 2003
MozillaQuest: Is IBM's Irrevocable Unix License Revocable? (2003-07-29 23:00:42)
"Although still anti-Linux, the anti-Linux posture of the SCO v
IBM Amended Complaint is toned-down--some. On the other hand the
Amended Complaint mentions Linus Torvalds, by name, six
Newsweek/MSNBC: Free For All (2003-07-29 21:30:04)
"How does a level-C school--the lowest on the South African
government's poverty scale--afford an up-to-date computer lab?
Linus Torvalds has never been to Nooitgedacht, but he's the most
likely answer..." This story is part of Newsweek's "Inventions that
Will Change the World" series.
Australian IT: Greens Battle Microsoft (2003-07-29 18:00:34)
"Describing Microsoft founder Bill Gates as 'a bit of a robber
baron,' NSW Greens MLC Lee Rhiannon warned the legislation would
anger US trade lobby groups..."
Computerworld Canada: City Rolls out Desktop Linux (2003-07-29 17:00:14)
"When the City of Toronto's Children's Services Division (CSD)
recently decided to migrate 450 of its PCs over to Linux client
workstations, it really didn't raise a lot of eyebrows..."
ZDNet: SCO Execs Cash In On Suit Spotlight (2003-07-29 16:30:05)
"Senior SCO Group executives have been dumping their personal
holdings in the company since June, U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC) filings have revealed..."
CNET News: Lindows Unveils DVD Application (2003-07-29 16:00:02)
"Lindows.com, which makes a consumer-oriented version of the
Linux operating system, introduced on Tuesday an application that
allows computers running the Lindows OS to play commercial
KDE.org: KDE 3.1.3 Release Announcement (2003-07-29 14:00:12)
"KDE 3.1.3 is a maintenance release which provides corrections
of problems reported using the KDE bug tracking system..."
Codetechies: Gnome as a Serious Desktop Competitor--Part 1 (2003-07-29 05:30:42)
"I have been using Linux before Redhat was using Gnome. When
Gnome came around, to me it was a lifesaver. I liked the speed and
no bulk concept Gnome had. Since then Gnome has come a long
MadPenguin.org: Slackware 9.0 on Fire (2003-07-29 04:00:03)
"I'm guessing here, so correct me if I'm wrong... but due to the
fact that you are reading this article you like to fly by the seat
of your pants..."
NewsForge: Open Asia: Under the Radar, FLOSS Thrives (2003-07-29 03:00:39)
"Contrary to the presumption that GNU/Linux is almost unknown in
Asia, FLOSS takes on the shape of a 'silent revolution'--spreading
across modems linking small brotherhoods..."
Nidelven IT: An Introduction to Thunderbird [Parts 1-3] (2003-07-29 02:00:32)
"[Mozilla] Thunderbird is one of those programs which can
compete with MS Outlook Express, not only because it has similar
functionality, but it's also user friendly, and it's
VNUnet: Settling for Style Over Substance (2003-07-29 01:00:09)
"With Linux under threat, it's time to campaign for the survival
of open source software..."