Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 28, 2003
OSViews: Macromedia and Adobe Graphics Suites to Run on Linux (Oct 28, 2003, 23:30)
"Leading the pack is CrossOver Office 2.1, now supporting
Macromedia Dreamweaver MX and Flash MX under Linux-no Windows
operating system or emulator needed..."
Australian IT: Sun Seals State Deal (Oct 28, 2003, 22:00)
"Sun has cut a deal with the NSW Government in hopes of getting
its software on more of the state's computers..."
Washington Technology: Open Source Riles Software Makers (Oct 28, 2003, 21:00)
"While open standards are on their way to becoming part of a
mainstream government technology, the mere mention that a state
would use open-source software has the industry in an
Groklaw: SCO Declares Total War on the GPL--Says GPL Is Not Enforceable (Oct 28, 2003, 12:00)
"The most significant thing they say is that the GPL isn't
enforceable or applicable, and in paragraph 16 that Linux is an
unauthorized 'version' of UNIX..."
OfB.biz: Learning to Walk: A Linux User Migrates to FreeBSD (Oct 28, 2003, 12:00)
"If you haven't read part 1 of this--'Babe in the Woods: A Linux
User Migrates to FreeBSD'--you may be at a loss. For those who did
read it, many are still at a loss..."
Mad Penguin: VectorLinux 4 Against All Odds (Oct 28, 2003, 10:00)
"Well, it's that time again. The developers of VectorLinux have
released version 4.0 of their acclaimed Slackware derivate and have
delivered a copy to Mad Penguin for review..."
OSNews: Libranet 2.8.1 Flagship Edition Review (Oct 28, 2003, 08:00)
"People who are used to downloading the latest version of their
favorite distribution--to give it a shot, will be shocked to learn
that Libranet costs, money..."
NewsForge: K3b: Better Than Advertised (Oct 28, 2003, 07:00)
"Given all the coasters I've made trying to create an audio CD
in the past, I just had to give it a whirl. This is my report on
that great adventure..."
Asia Computer Weekly: Taiwan to Plug Open-Source Software (Oct 28, 2003, 04:00)
"To increase its autonomy over software products and reduce
costs, Taiwan will pour US$3.4 million into the promotion of
open-source software development this year and the next.
CrossNodes: Building an LDAP Server on Linux, Part 2 (Oct 28, 2003, 01:00)
LDAP provides central management of access, authentication, and
authorization--in other words, it makes your life as an admin much
easier. Learn the ins and outs of LDAP as well as how to build your
own LDAP server in this three-part series.