Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 01, 2006
Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show (2006-02-01 23:30:43)
"We talk to Dave Whitinger and Tom Adelstein from
Blogcritics: Open Source: Cheap Open Source Document Imaging (2006-02-01 20:30:32)
"I have looked at document imaging systems in the past when I
worked at another company, and found them to be quite
Tectonic: These Chix Mean Business: Righting the FLOSS Gender Balance in Africa (2006-02-01 19:00:13)
"With a name like LinuxChix, you might almost think this is a
flippant group. It isn't..."
NewsForge: Interview: Ken Starks, Lobby4Linux (2006-02-01 16:45:04)
"Ken Starks is a man with a mission: He wants to see Linux
succeed on the desktop. To that end, Starks has been beating the
drum for Linux on his Lobby4Linux Web site the past year or
eWeek: Solaris and Linux: No Code Swapping (2006-02-01 16:00:31)
"While Sun Microsystems is open to licensing Solaris under
Version 3.0 of the GNU General Public License, it will not
reconsider its decision not to license the operating system under
Groklaw: SCO's Last Gasp in Discovery: Wants to Depose Intel, Oracle and The Open Group (2006-02-01 14:30:54)
"SCO has become addicted to discovery, I gather. The deadline
for the end of discovery is apparently driving SCO crazy, and they
are scrambling frantically to keep doing just a little bit
eWeek: Mozilla Reborn: SeaMonkey 1.0 Is Released (2006-02-01 13:45:01)
"While Firefox and Thunderbird are the poster children of
open-source Internet application success, the program suite they
sprang from, Mozilla, was reborn Jan. 30 under a new name:
NewsForge: My Desktop OS: Ubuntu (2006-02-01 13:00:28)
"A few months ago I selected Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger) as the
new operating system on the Acer TravelMate T290LMI notebook I use
at home and for work..."
NewsForge: Open Source Software and Games (2006-02-01 10:00:41)
"Today, for many computing tasks, the open source ecosystem
provides programs that equal or surpass what the proprietary
Windows-based world offers..."
LinuxDevices: First 90nm ARM9 SoC Features VFPU, USB OTG (2006-02-01 08:30:25)
"The LPC3180, which runs Linux and supports an 'ultra-low-power'
0.9V mode, targets POS (point-of-sales), GPS, robotics, and
Linux.com: OpenWrt Nears Prime-Time (2006-02-01 07:00:05)
"OpenWrt, the GPLed Linux distribution for wireless routers, is
at RC4 and is nearing the 1.0 release. We looked at RC2 last
August, but things have changed since then--for the better..."
Database Journal: Upgrade Oracle 9i RAC to Oracle 10g RAC (2006-02-01 05:30:20)
"This article provides the procedures for converting Oracle 9i
(18.104.22.168) RAC to Oracle 10g (10.2.0.1) RAC on Red Hat Enterprise
Linux Journal: Where is Linux on Intel's Desktop and Laptop Roadmap? (2006-02-01 04:00:43)
"And what are the real stories on LaGrande, Trusted Computing,
Viiv and Intel's DRM support...?"
More Hints and Speculation on "Goobuntu" (2006-02-01 03:15:43)
Okay, so Google's admitting it's using Ubuntu as an internal
platform... but many are skeptical that this heralds a new
KDE: KDE 3.5.1 Release Announcement (2006-02-01 03:15:00)
"The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of
KDE 3.5.1, a maintenance release..."
OSDir: The Revolution Will Be Televised... With Open Source (2006-02-01 02:30:07)
"There has been hype growing over the idea of distributing video
on the Internet in a vaguely TV-broadcast-like way..."
Free Software Magazine: A Reaction to ReactOS (2006-02-01 00:15:55)
"Among the many free software projects out there, I think
ReactOS is particularly worth some discussion. This is an effort to
create a complete, clean room re-implementation of the entire
Microsoft Windows NT operating system..."