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Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 30, 2007

  • Editorial--Welcome to Opensville (Apr 30, 2007, 23:15)
    Enterprise Open Source Magazine: "Presently there are four multi-billion dollar companies that have a very significant open source element to their businesses: IBM, Sun, Novell, and Red Hat (you could make an argument for HP and Dell too if you like)..."

  • MS Office 2007 Versus OpenOffice 2.2 Shootout (Apr 30, 2007, 22:00)
    ZDNet: "This isn't the first time I've measured Office CPU and memory consumption of Microsoft Office and Open Office..."

  • Computer for Grandma and World Domination (Apr 30, 2007, 21:30)
    A Blog for Gentoo and Other Stuff: "This entry was inspired by latest entry in LinuxToday, but refers to such topic as 'Computers for gramma' or 'Linux on a desktop' in general..."

  • Dell to Choose Ubuntu (Apr 30, 2007, 20:15)
    DesktopLinux: "Several sources within Dell, however, have told that Dell's desktop Linux pick is going to be Ubuntu..."

  • Open Source Database Management Systems: What the Pros Use (Apr 30, 2007, 19:00)
    LinuxInsider: "Databases have been a tool for business and research analysis since computers replaced typewriters in the workplace..."

  • Reject Microsoft $3 Addiction Hit: Open Source Advocate (Apr 30, 2007, 18:30)
    iTWire: "Microsoft addicted many of the first billion users to its proprietary platform using the ruse of encouraging software piracy in developing nations..."

  • What's Wrong with Ubuntu 7.04 (Apr 30, 2007, 17:00)
    APC Magazine: "I have great expectations for 7.04, and unfortunately they're not all met. If you're a fanboy, don't read on, because I'll shatter your fragile world..."

  • Sun Mulls Deeper Open-Source Dive (Apr 30, 2007, 16:00)
    BusinessWeek: "CEO Jonathan Schwartz is considering what may be the company's riskiest advance yet into open-source territory..."

  • SCO Receives Nasdaq Notice Letter (Apr 30, 2007, 15:30)
    PRNewswire/Yahoo!: The SCO Group, Inc... today announced it has received a Nasdaq Staff Deficiency Letter on April 23, 2007 indicating that the Company fails to comply with the minimum bid price requirement for continued listing..."

  • SCO Tried to Gag Groklaw in 2004 (Apr 30, 2007, 12:45)
    Groklaw: "It also wanted Linus Torvalds, Eben Moglen, and Eric Raymond to be prevented from commenting publicly about the litigation..."

  • Perfect Setup Of Snort + Base + PostgreSQL On Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Apr 30, 2007, 10:30)
    HowtoForge: "This tutorial describes how you can install and configure the Snort IDS and BASE on an Ubuntu 6.06 system..."

  • Review: SimplyMEPIS Linux 6.5 (Apr 30, 2007, 09:00) "SimplyMEPIS 6.5 may have Ubuntu's DNA under the hood, but it hasn't lost its identity..."

  • Review: Arch Linux 0.8 Voodoo x86_64 (Apr 30, 2007, 07:30)
    TriedIT: "Arch aims to be a simple distribution for the experienced Linux user. It brings another package management solution to the fray, 'pacman...'"

  • Pagestream Delivers Easy, Powerful DTP (Apr 30, 2007, 04:00) "Pagestream is a proprietary desktop publishing program for Linux, Windows, Macintosh, and Amiga..."