Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 22, 2004
The Inquirer: Is Freedows Linux a Better Windows than Lindows? (2004-11-22 23:30:06)
"In Brazil we have Freedows, a Linux-based operating system just
like former Lindows. There are two interesting highlights,
IT Observer: FireFox Sets the World Ablaze (2004-11-22 22:00:39)
"Blake Ross, a Stanford sophomore, is perhaps one of the most
influential people in his school at this very moment. In fact, in
the world of technology, he could well be one of the most
influential people in the world..."
The Register: Panasonic Braves Linux-Fuelled Wrath of Ballmer (2004-11-22 19:45:06)
"The three new phones are for DoCoMo, on the struggling FOMA 3G
network, which had failed to get hold of an appealing handset until
Yahoo!: OooFf! Bringing OpenOffice.org and Firefox to Retail Channels (2004-11-22 16:45:23)
"Holiday shoppers looking to outfit their PCs with an affordable
alternative to costly Microsoft office suites and less-than-secure
Internet browsers will get their wish this season with the release
CXOtoday: If Linux Infringes 200; Windows Infringes 2,000 (2004-11-22 14:30:15)
"'If we believe Ballmer, the Linux kernel may possibly infringe
on 228 software idea patents. If that's the case, then it seems
reasonable to expect Microsoft's Windows, which has a code-base ten
times larger, infringes on over 2000...'"
Linux Journal: An Introduction to Embedded Linux Development, Part 2 (2004-11-22 13:00:36)
"Part 2 in a series on embedded development explains how to
establish serial communication between an LBox and a workstation,
compile tool chains and write and run a simple program..."
OneStat.com: Mozilla's Browsers Global Usage Share is 7.35 Percent According to OneStat.com (2004-11-22 12:38:09)
"The new Mozilla's Firefox has a total usage share of 4.58..."
Link repaired, with apologies.
Linux.com: Boot-Managing Your Linux+Windows Box (2004-11-22 10:00:27)
"Operating system tinkers have learned to their displeasure that
installing Windows after Linux on a system with a dual-boot
configuration disables access to Linux. Here's how to get the
system up and booting in no time..."
Davis LUG Hosts Open Source in Government Event (2004-11-22 04:45:00)
"On Tuesday, December 7th... Linux Users' Group of Davis in
Davis, California, will host a free presentation on the use of Open
Source software in California government..."
ONLamp: Introducing Slony (2004-11-22 01:00:16)
"Slony-I, the first iteration of the project, is an asynchronous
replicator of a single master database to multiple replicas, which
in turn may have cascaded replicas..."