Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 19, 2005
IT Manager's Journal: The Voodoo of Marketing an Open Source Project (2005-07-19 23:30:51)
"Launching an open source project is complicated--not just in
terms of creating a new technology, but also in getting developers
and future customers to pay attention and support the
Tectonic: LinuxWorld, Futurex Cape Town Shows Cancelled (2005-07-19 19:45:54)
"The Cape Town leg of the LinuxWorld and Futurex computer shows
will not happen this year..."
The Business Journal of Portland/MSNBC: Open Source Rules Campus Programs (2005-07-19 16:45:33)
"Local Web developers would love to be able to hire some new
computer science graduates who are familiar with .Net, the
Microsoft Corp. environment for Web site development..."
Groklaw: The Davidson Email, Red Hat, and the Lanham Act (2005-07-19 16:00:04)
"But the big issue isn't IBM, in my opinion. Don't forget Red
Hat. That was the first thing I thought of when the Davidson email
ZDNet Australia: Sun Exec Denies Linux Desktop Retreat (2005-07-19 15:15:04)
"Reports of the death of Sun Microsystems' Java Desktop System
with Linux are exaggerated, says its chief software
LinuxDevices: Aeronix Zipit Instant Messenger Appliance (2005-07-19 11:30:38)
"Aeronix used Linux to build a $99 instant messenger appliance
aimed at keeping kids from tying up the family PC while chatting
Flavio's TechnoTalk: Reviews: Via Epia M1000 Mini-ITX Motherboard (2005-07-19 10:00:48)
"After reading quite a bit about the relatively new Via PadLock
security initiative, and while looking for a low consumption
mainboard, I decided to give Via a try..."
NewsForge: Simple PVR with KnoppMyth (2005-07-19 08:30:17)
"In 2003, developers combined MythTV with the Knoppix live CD
distribution, which aims at simplifying Linux installations, to
create KnoppMyth, a product that's as easy to use as Knoppix, with
the power of MythTV..."
Builder AU: Use Cygwin When You Can't Use Linux (2005-07-19 07:00:04)
"Attached to those applications that run on Linux but forced to
use Windows? Take Cygwin out for a spin..."
On the Radio: LQ and The Linux User Show (2005-07-19 04:45:00)
Two new Internet radio shows are out: LQ Radio Show #3 and The
Linux User Show #007.
NewsForge: Interview: Greg Wallace on the Future of Embedded Linux (2005-07-19 04:00:25)
"He says that Linux is the top choice among embedded developers,
and, in contrast to the PC market where Wintel dominates, there are
a large number of embedded system chip vendors, and a lot of
competition and innovation in this space..."
NewsForge: Creating a Community Linux Event (2005-07-19 02:30:09)
"In the U.K., we have a vibrant and growing LUG movement, active
both in bringing new people to open source through advocacy and in
providing the ad-hoc support that all Linux users need..."