Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 24, 2004
Groklaw: Mr. Raimondi Makes His Getaway (2004-11-24 19:00:25)
"Thomas P. Raimondi, Jr., has resigned from the Board of The SCO
Group, according to a SCO press release..."
ZDNet UK: Austrian Politician Joins the Anti-Patent Movement (2004-11-24 18:15:20)
"A senior Austrian politician has told the European Parliament
that the draft directive on software patents could cause 'lasting
damage' to small and medium IT companies..."
CNET News: Intel More Active in Desktop Linux (2004-11-24 16:00:24)
"Intel has begun an effort to make it easier for sales partners
in China and India to sell desktop computers running Linux,
starting a more active phase in the company's help with the
open-source operating system..."
OSNews: Review: Fedora Core 3 Vs Ubuntu Warty Warhog (2004-11-24 13:00:13)
"This critical review will deal with two long awaited
Linux-distributions, Fedora Core 3 and Ubuntus Warty Warhog..."
eWeek: Messaging, Calendar Apps Boost Firefox (2004-11-24 11:30:04)
"Firefox is a stand-alone browser, but the Mozilla Foundation is
developing messaging and calendaring applications that can be used
NewsForge: Review: CentOS 3.3 is a Good Red Hat Server Alternative (2004-11-24 10:00:59)
"Unlike the hobbyist nature of White Box Linux, CentOS is more
of a full-time effort from a dedicated non-profit foundation.
CentOS 3.3 is supposed to be the equivalent of RHEL3..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Colorize your Prompt (2004-11-24 08:30:23)
"Last week's column on prompt mods resulted in reader comments
showing colorized prompts and a request for a similar column
dealing exclusively with colorizing..."
Lowth: IpTables ROPE: Basics (2004-11-24 05:30:52)
"ROPE is a scriptable IpTables match module, used to descide
whether IP packets passed to it match a particular set of criteria
OSNews: What Linspire Has Going For It (2004-11-24 04:00:18)
"I admit that I'm a geek. I use Linux. I use Solaris. I use
FreeBSD. At times, I use Windows. And without a doubt, I download
and try almost every Linux distribution when they come out..."
The Boston Globe: Firefox Helping to Make Web Better for All (2004-11-24 02:30:44)
"A few months ago I suggested that Internet users would do well
to give up on Microsoft Corp.'s buggy and insecure Internet
Explorer browser and check out some well-crafted alternatives. And
so you have, in a big way..."
PC World: New Linuxes, Old Problems (2004-11-24 01:00:40)
"Several new distributions make communicating with a Windows
network more difficult than it should be..."