Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 17, 2003
Computerworld: Users Wary of Linux Report (2003-09-17 19:00:59)
"Microsoft Corp.'s strategy of getting out 'the facts' on Linux
by commissioning analyst firms to prepare reports comparing Windows
with the open-source operating system may not have the impact the
company had hoped..."
eWeek: GNOME Beta Shows New Desktop Strength (2003-09-17 17:30:32)
"Version 2.4 of the GNOME Project's namesake desktop environment
provides a smooth, well-performing graphical interface for
companies looking to expand their Linux deployments from the data
center to the desktop..."
KDE.org: KDE 3.1.4 Released (2003-09-17 14:30:09)
"The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of
KDE 3.1.4, a maintenance release..." Link to announcement
Linux Journal: A Measured Response to the "SCO Problem" (2003-09-17 13:00:14)
"How do we make people lose their incentive to attack free
software and show them it always will cost them more to attack it
than to leave it alone...?"
NewsForge: Open Asia: Open Source in Iran and Israel (2003-09-17 12:00:56)
"We continue our country-by-country survey of the availability
of open source software across Asian countries with a look at
developments in Iran and Israel..."
Mad Penguin: Exclusive Interview with Jon Danzig (2003-09-17 10:00:27)
"Libranet started because I came across a web site with some
nice screenshots of a Linux system running the X window system.
Checked out the various Linux distros and settled on Debian, so we
put together a system from the Debian archive and never looked
LinuxDevices: Royal to Debut $300 Linux/Qtopia PDA This Year (2003-09-17 08:00:26)
"Royal Consumer Information Products and Trolltech announced
that they are jointly developing a new line of 'feature-rich' and
'competitively priced' Linux-based handheld devices..."
Promote-OpenSource.org: How Are We Going to Increase Linux Acceptance? (2003-09-17 07:00:27)
"That made me wonder, because I consider him a very smart man
and he has a lot of experience with computers and IT related stuff.
If he couldn't see the advantages of open source software, how
could less experienced people see them...?"
NewsForge: StarOffice 7 at First Glance (2003-09-17 02:00:59)
The evaluation version of StarOffice 7 is available on the Sun
Web site until October 14, when it will go on sale. NewsForge's Joe
Barr downloaded an eval copy and offers this quick look at the
newest office suite offering from Sun.