Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 26, 2005
Editor's Note: This is the United States Calling, Are We Reaching? (Aug 26, 2005, 23:30)
Advocating the consolidation of Linux distros means fighting the
proprietary giants on their own terms. Change the rules of the
Reuters/CNET News: Novell Sees Lower Profit and Revenue (Aug 26, 2005, 19:00)
"Novell, which provides networking software and update services
for Linux, reported a 91 percent drop in quarterly profit on
Thursday as revenue fell slightly..."
New SUSE 10 Beta Announced, Reviewed (Aug 26, 2005, 16:00)
Beta 3 of SUSE Linux 10.0 is out and about, and OSDir has the
Forbes: Has Open Source Become A Marketing Slogan? (Aug 26, 2005, 14:30)
"VA Software describes itself on its Web site as sitting 'at the
center of the open source technology revolution.' Seems to make
NewsForge: Free Software's Replacements for Desktop Applications (Aug 26, 2005, 13:00)
"But quietly, in the background, a number of important programs
have begun to bring 'proprietary functionality' to free
Linux.com: Meet Your Local LUG (Aug 26, 2005, 10:00)
"Are you a businessperson or non-techie who wants to learn more
about Linux and computers, but don't know where to start? One
excellent place to start is a Linux user group (LUG)..."
NewsForge: Hugin Paints a Panoramic Picture (Aug 26, 2005, 08:30)
"I'm not a professional photographer, and I like the convenience
of digital cameras, but sometimes the photo I get is not what I
imagined: the area taken by the camera is just too small..."
SitePoint: Use Stunnel to Secure POP, IMAP and SMTP (Aug 26, 2005, 05:30)
"I have been toying with running secure pop and smtp email of
late for a few roaming users as well as myself..."
NewsForge: How to Read Linux Reviews (Aug 26, 2005, 04:00)
"Once upon a time, reviews related to GNU/Linux and free
software in open source community publications and Web sites were
LinuxInsider: The Licensing Landscape (Aug 26, 2005, 02:30)
"Easily the most recognizable open-source license, and one of
the most popular among developers, is the GNU GPL..."
Softpedia: The Real Problem of Linux: The Userbase? (Aug 26, 2005, 01:00)
"True, a normal Linux installation and setting up basic internet
access and email settings is proven to be equally easy under
Windows as under Linux--if not easier under Linux..."