Linux News for Dec 01, 2004
Community: Mepis: Debian Without Tears (2004-12-01 23:30:36)
"Welcome to Mepis--there's no reason now not to have
Yahoo!/TechWeb: Industry Leaders Look To Software's Future (2004-12-01 22:45:07)
"What will the software industry look like in three, five, even
10 years from now...?"
LinuxDevices: LinuxWorld Boston 2005 Announces Keynote Speakers (2004-12-01 22:00:18)
"LinuxWorld East, set for February 14-17 this year in Boston,
have announced its lineup of keynote speakers. Speakers include
representatives of Novell, HP, Computer Associates (CA), Attitude
LLC, and MySQL AB..."
ZDNet UK: Making an Open-Source Living, Part 1 (2004-12-01 21:15:19)
"Running a business based on open-source software is possible,
as we found out when we interviewed Steven Noels, a Dutch
consultant and member of the Apache Software Foundation..."
CXOtoday: HP Bonds With Indian Linux Enthusiasts (2004-12-01 20:30:52)
"Struggling with its HP-UX business, Hewlett Packard is now
eyeing the Linux space with its 'Linux for the Real World' strategy
showcased at the Linux Bangalore/2004 event..."
NewsForge: The Sweet Taste of Good Customer Relations (2004-12-01 20:00:54)
"SugarCRM offers a suite of customer relations management
software. Sugar Sales is available in both an open and a closed
Techworld: Apache Chokes On Open-Source Philosophy (2004-12-01 19:30:17)
"The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) may soon have some
full-time, paid staff including an executive director, according to
the organisation's co-founder..."
IPS: Heading Towards Free Software (2004-12-01 19:00:46)
"Venezuela, following in Brazil's footsteps, has joined the club
of countries that are adopting and promoting free or open-source
software, in a bid to save money, achieve technological
independence, and strengthen alliances among countries of the
SD Times: Open-Source Ingres Beginning to Pay Dividends (2004-12-01 18:15:40)
"Perhaps more interesting is the opening of Ingres source code,
a move the company says is already starting to bring unexpected
results from the developer community..."
LinuxElectrons: Oracle and Novell Certify Their Latest Enterprise Linux Offerings (2004-12-01 17:30:09)
"Oracle Database 10g, Oracle Application Server 10g and Oracle
Real Application Clusters, Oracle Collaboration Suite, and Oracle
E-Business Suite 11i 10 have all been tested and certified for
deployment on SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9..."
internetnews.com: Pru Likes Red Hat (2004-12-01 16:45:57)
"Shares of Red Hat jumped 8% Tuesday after Prudential gave the
company its second upgrade in two weeks..."
Mandrakesoft: Mandrakesoft 2003/2004: Back to Profitability (2004-12-01 16:00:25)
"In fiscal year 2003/2004, Mandrakesoft's consolidated sales
revenue reached 5.18 million euros [US$6.89 mil] and operating
revenue reached 6.29 million euros [US$8.37 mil]..."
Debian.org: GNOME 2.8, Yes; Freeze Date Waiting for Infrastructure (2004-12-01 14:30:37)
"After requests and a detailed proposal from the GNOME team, we
accepted an upload of GNOME 2.8 into sid, and, via the usual
mechanisms, into sarge..."
LinuxInsider: AdTI: Ready for Round Three with Open Sourcers (2004-12-01 13:45:35)
"The same group that said that free and open-source software was
a bigger security risk than commercial software and also claimed
that Linus Torvalds ripped off the Linux kernel plans to release a
new report in a few weeks..."
BNAmericas/LinuxInsider: Venezuela's MED Saves $2.1 Million with Open Source (2004-12-01 13:00:13)
"Venezuela's education and sports ministry (MED) believes it has
saved up to 4 billion bolivares (US$2.1 million [€1.6
million]) this year by implementing open-source platforms.."
NewsForge: The Linux Show is Dying (2004-12-01 12:30:15)
"The Linux Show--an original Internet radio offering--is
shutting down. It's been part of the Linux and Internet scene for
seven years, but it has run into financial difficulties and lack of
sponsors make it impossible to continue..."
Sify.com: Linux Bangalore 04 to be Held on Dec 1 (2004-12-01 12:15:13)
"Atul Chitnis, Chairman, Linux Bangalore 2004, said the event
this year is the fourth in the series and is now rated among the
top technical events in India and Asia..."
TUX Magazine: Of Modems and Winmodems (2004-12-01 11:30:03)
"Time for a shocker. Device support under Linux is
LinuxWorld Australia: Unix Pros Get a Free Taste of Linux Skills (2004-12-01 10:00:49)
"Red Hat will be offering free, half-day training sessions in
mid December to help Unix professionals transfer their skills to
Builder AU: Developer Spotlight: Damian Conway (2004-12-01 08:30:50)
"Builder AU recently caught up with Australian Perl guru Damian
Conway to talk about Perl 6, his reasons for choosing Perl over
other languages, PHP, and the upcoming Open Source Developers
Conference in Melbourne..."
XTHiNK: Thunderbird--Reclaim My Fonts (2004-12-01 07:00:32)
"Mozilla's Thunderbird is a huge pain when it comes to
customizing the appearance..."
Freshmeat: Virtual Filesystem: Building A Linux Filesystem From An Ordinary File (2004-12-01 05:30:00)
"This article will show you how to encrypt the filesystem and
mount it with ACL..."
NYLXS: Free Software Education Center Open House (2004-12-01 04:45:59)
NYLXS's Membership committee is going to be holding the
GNU/Linux and Free Software Open House in the Midwood Section of
Security Digest: November 30, 2004 (2004-12-01 04:45:55)
Today's security advisories: Sun and Blackdown Java (Gentoo
Linux); libgd2 and libgd1 (Debian GNU/Linux); libxpm4
(Mandrakelinux); squirrelmail (Fedora Core Linux); and NEPOTE
Release Digest: KDE, November 30, 2004 (2004-12-01 04:45:40)
Today's KDE apps: KWebWatch 0.9.8, KConfig XTraKtor 0.1,
load-plugins 0.1, and ShowImg 0.9.4.
Release Digest: GNOME, November 30, 2004 (2004-12-01 04:45:20)
Today's GNOME apps: GtkSysinfo 1.8.1, Inkscape 0.40, EasyTAG
(GTK2) 1.99.2, lambda-gtk 0.1, gnubiff 2.0.3, UPS monitor 0.6,
Quarry 0.1.10, Bakery 2.3.10, Epiphany 1.4.6, Gweled 0.6, and Gtkmm
Release Digest: Distributions, November 30, 2004 (2004-12-01 04:45:00)
Today's distribution: Linux4all LiveCd 1.40.
internetnews.com: Getting the Most Out of Firefox (2004-12-01 04:00:47)
"I want to tell you today what those glitches are--and, more
importantly, how to fix them so Firefox works for you..."
LinuxInsider: Don't Be Cruel: The Microsoft Protocol License Agreement (2004-12-01 02:30:58)
"When Elvis sang 'Don't be Cruel,' he certainly wasn't referring
Community: Krusader: File Manager for Almost-Geeks (2004-12-01 01:00:20)
Matej Urbancic submits this profile of Krusader, an orthodox
file manamgement tool for KDE.