Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 28, 2008
Dual License Model: Future of Open Source? (Jan 28, 2008, 23:30)
The Open Source Advocate: "I have noticed a
trend developing in the business models of successful open source
companies. These companies are implementing a business model that
is based on dual licensing their software..."
The Working Platform--Computer In Appliance (TM) (Jan 28, 2008, 22:45)
The Tech and Other Cents: "I recently
understood that most of my 'computer'-related work is either
already done or can be moved to be totally online..."
Stop Making Stupid Lists! (Jan 28, 2008, 20:30)
The Beez' Speaks... "Having had a scientific
education I know something about the basic problems of
HP Tells Enterprises Fear the Source (Jan 28, 2008, 19:45)
ZDNet: "The Hewlett-Packard open source
strategy is becoming Fear the source..."
Has Microsoft Disavowed Vista? (Jan 28, 2008, 18:15)
eWeek: "It seems that Microsoft is already
giving up on Vista and is setting up business users to switch from
XP to Windows 7..."
Software 'Tweaks,' Chinese New Year Delay Everex CloudBook (Jan 28, 2008, 16:45)
Computerworld: "CloudBook was supposed to be
available from Wal-Mart Inc. stores and the Walmart.com Web site
Next Debian Release by Year-End... Maybe (Jan 28, 2008, 14:30)
iTWire: "The next release of Debian GNU/Linux,
Lenny, is expected to take place before the end of 2008, senior
developer Martin Krafft told a miniconference on the distribution
at the Australian national Linux conference today..."
Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring Beta 1 "Ophrys" Released (Jan 28, 2008, 13:45)
Mandriva: "The first beta, codenamed Ophrys,
for Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring (2008.1) is now available..."
Five Reasons Not to Fear a $200 Linux PC (Jan 28, 2008, 13:00)
CNET News: "In fact, buying Linux and learning
how to use it are easier than ever, thanks to the open-source
operating system's expanding presence in affordable computers and
mainstream retail outlets..."
Nokia Buys Trolltech (Jan 28, 2008, 11:30)
Computerworld UK: "Never a dull moment in the
world of open source. First Sun buys MySQL, and now the Finnish
telecom giant Nokia is acquiring Trolltech..."
The Rise of the FOSS Spinmeister (Jan 28, 2008, 10:45)
iTWire: "Having sent Stowell a detailed email
asking him whether SCO planned to sue other Linux companies and
received a reply in the negative, I went ahead and wrote a
The Free Software Hardliner, The Corporation, and the Shotgun Wedding (Jan 28, 2008, 10:00)
Linux.com: "We called it Free Software at
first. It wasn't until we started calling it Open Source that the
punditry line counts began creeping up higher than the code line
Rollup E-reader Runs Linux (Jan 28, 2008, 08:30)
LinuxDevices: "Philips spinoff Polymer Vision
has announced plans to ship a Linux-based e-reader with a flexible,