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Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 28, 2007

  • Winblad: Open Source VC Funding Is Not Drying Up (2007-09-28 22:00:21)
    ZDNet: "In spite of a recent slowdown in venture investment, open source remains high on the list of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners..."

  • Selling Linux: What Dell Could Do (2007-09-28 20:30:46)
    iTWire: "Recently I've been devoting some space to a discussion of Dell's efforts to sell Linux on certain PCs and laptops among its range of models..."

  • Number Nine... Number Nine... (2007-09-28 20:00:31)
    Editor's Note: It began with a short 27-word announcement. Nine years and 77,000+ stories later, Linux Today is stronger than ever.

  • We are the World: Globalization, Standards and Intellectual Property Rights (2007-09-28 19:30:54)
    ConsortiumInfo: "On any given day you can find thousands of words of reporting, advocacy and debate over the role of patents in technology..."

  • Why "Open Source" Misses the Point of Software Freedom (2007-09-28 19:00:12)
    Digital Citizen: "The philosophy of the younger open source movement is really not an adequate response to the older free software movement..."

  • Firefox: The Problems Ahead (2007-09-28 18:30:33)
    IT Pro: "Considering that it only launched its web browser officially back in November 2004, the Mozilla Foundation has every reason to pat itself on the back over the news that Firefox has now been downloaded for the 400 millionth time..."

  • Can Linux Stop Global Warming? (2007-09-28 18:00:35)
    LinuxDevices: "A privately held German company with offices in the U.K., U.S., Cyprus, and Malta is touting its Linux-based thin-client technology as a climate change remediant..."

  • Nokia Details Linux Tablet WiMAX Plans (2007-09-28 16:30:40)
    LinuxDevices: "The as-yet unnamed model or models in Nokia's Linux-powered 'N-series' Internet Tablet line will use Intel 'Baxter Peak' WiMAX chips and will support Sprint's 'Xohm' WiMAX service, the top phone-maker has revealed..."

  • Ubuntu Snags Top Linspire Staffers (2007-09-28 16:00:38)
    DesktopLinux: "Linspire, the troubled Linux distribution vendor, has recently lost a top executive and a lead developer to the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution..."

  • Red Hat Faces Challenges to Move Beyond Core Technology (2007-09-28 15:30:31)
    Computerworld Australia: "Clad in his pajamas, Red Hat co-founder Marc Ewing arrived at work at 11 a.m. one day in 1998, unlocked the office for a new employee, and promptly left to go back to sleep..."

  • Killing Microsoft's Clippy with Open Source (2007-09-28 15:00:03)
    ZDNet UK: "Michael Meeks has a tough job. Anyone who's struggled with making documents not created in Word interface with Microsoft Office should be able to sympathise..."

  • NVIDIA SLI: Linux vs. Windows (2007-09-28 11:15:13)
    Phoronix: "It is going on two years since support for Scalable Link Interface (SLI) was introduced into NVIDIA's Linux binary display driver..."

  • Installing Debian Etch From A Windows System With "Debian-Installer Loader" (2007-09-28 09:45:12)
    HowtoForge: "Debian-Installer Loader is a Debian Etch installer for Windows which adds an entry to the boot menu that allows you to start the Debian installation..."

  • The Perfect Server--Gentoo 2007.0 (2007-09-28 06:00:08)
    HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how to set up a Gentoo 2007.0 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters..."

  • Open Source, Microsoft Models Both Wrong, Simonyi Said (2007-09-28 03:00:42)
    ZDNet: "Turns out open source and Microsoft have more in common than thought: both have it wrong, one prominent software developer claimed at MIT's Emerging Technologies conference..."

  • Looking for the Next Net Business (2007-09-28 02:15:20)
    Linux Journal: "The Internet most of us experience is not the World of Ends suggested by the end-to-end system design concepts around which the Net was originally architected and built..."

  • What Else Did Evans Survey Say? (2007-09-28 00:00:55)
    ZDNet: "Evans Data surveyed 380 open source developers, and the headline was that two-thirds will avoid GPLv3 over the next year, and 43% now say they'll never use it..."