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Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 16, 2003

  • ZDNet UK: Green Party Urges EU to Go Open-Source (2003-09-16 21:00:11)
    "Some EU politicians are claiming that shifting from proprietary software to open-source could improve security and save money..."

  • NewsFactor: Windows Server 2003 Taking Share from Linux (2003-09-16 19:00:33)
    "'I think the Linux community would be shocked that any site would switch from Linux to Windows Server 2003,' said Netcraft director Mike Prettejohn. 'But they are...'"

  • The Age: Gartner Findings on Desktop Linux Disputed (2003-09-16 17:00:27)
    "'Gartner has long been losing credibility with its studies on (aspects of) the IT industry, and this is yet more evidence as to how bad their research is...'"

  • AbiSource: GNOME-Office 1.0 Released (2003-09-16 16:00:00)
    "GNOME-Office includes the AbiWord-2.0 Word Processor, GNOME-DB-1.0 Database Interface and Gnumeric-1.2.0 Spreadsheet..."

  • CNET News: SCO Swings Back at Red Hat (2003-09-16 14:00:16)
    "In a motion filed late Monday in U.S. District Court in Delaware, SCO argued that Red Hat has no grounds to sue SCO, as SCO's actions against the open-source Linux operating system have not specifically targeted Red Hat..."

  • O'Reilly: Is Linux Annoying? (2003-09-16 13:00:48)
    "Indeed O'Reilly wants to follow up its success with the Windows Annoyances books by doing one on Linux. This of course brings to mind the question, what is a Linux Annoyance...?"

  • PCLinuxOnline: The Mandrakesoft Linux-Campus (2003-09-16 11:00:32)
    "I think it's the right time to share my experiences and thoughts about a Mandrakesoft service/ partnership model that doesn't get the attention it should: The Mandrakesoft Linux-Campus..."

  • OfB.biz: A Free Desktop For Free People (2003-09-16 08:00:13)
    "This is a critical review of the installation, setup and actual performance of the Mandrake distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system, version 9.1, and comes as a second part of OfB.biz's Mandrake review..."

  • LinuxDevices: Linux-Based "Gateway Server" Remotely Pilots Model Airplane (2003-09-16 07:00:38)
    "This whitepaper from Intrinsyc describes how engineers at IBM's Pervasive Computing Advanced Technology Laboratory created an embedded Linux based intelligent, high-level remote control system for a model airplane as a way to showcase Gateway Server technology..."

  • The Mercury News: Open Source Helps Education Effort in Third World (2003-09-16 03:00:22)
    "When Andy Rabagliati started working to deliver Internet access to some poor rural schools, he chose Linux and other open-source software for the core of his project. His decision was a no-brainer..."

  • ZDNet Australia: Analyst Blasts Open-Source Legislation (2003-09-16 02:00:30)
    "Efforts to legislate the use of open-source software in government agencies has been criticised by a veteran IT researcher..."