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Linux News for Oct 31, 2004

  • IT Manager's Journal: Straight Talk On Building a Linux Enterprise Cluster with Open Source Tools (Oct 31, 2004, 21:00)
    "Kopper set about to build a Linux enterprise cluster which would provide high availability, system failover in the event the main server failed, and eliminate any processing bottlenecks..."

  • eBCVG: Is Open Source Really More Secure? (Oct 31, 2004, 17:00)
    "In this article we'll discuss the claim made by proponents of open source software that such software is more secure. Is open source really inherently more secure than closed source commercial software? If so, why? And if not, why do so many have that perception...?"

  • NewsForge: An MPlayer Project Update (Oct 31, 2004, 13:00)
    "MPlayer, a popular movie player application, has been in the 1.0 release candidate stage since September 2003. We caught up with some of the developers of this huge project for an update..."

  • LinuxDevCenter: A Firm Foundation for the Linux Desktop (Oct 31, 2004, 09:00)
    "The X Window System, which is the foundation of graphical displays on Linux, Unix, BSD, and Mac OS X, has long stayed submerged in the public consciousness just as it has been submerged under window managers and heavyweight desktops.

  • LinuxWorld Australia: The Middle of the (Open) Road: Middleware Platforms (Oct 31, 2004, 05:00)
    "Looking at the market, we have BEA and IBM as market leaders, with Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP in the second tier. But I got to wondering if there was anything missing from this picture I've created..."

  • Humorix: SCO Drinking Game (Oct 31, 2004, 03:00)
    Humor: "We're only days away from the much-anticipated launch of (Propaganda Reporting Organ for Sinister Corporate Officials), and the folks at Humorix World Headquarters simply can't wait another minute..."

  • SearchVB: Ask Microsoft: Mono Support, LAMP (Oct 31, 2004, 00:00)
    "Frankly, Mono is just one example of the level of excitement within the developer community around .NET..." Caution: spin ahead.