Linux News for Sep 24, 2005
Libervis: Ubuntu: Derivative or Fork? (Sep 24, 2005, 23:00)
"Ubuntu is a beautiful word in one african language. It means
something close to 'connected humanity' or more exactly 'the
interdependent human community...'"
eWeek: Will Profit Motives Fragment Open-Source Community? (Sep 24, 2005, 22:00)
"Open-source and commercial software coexist, but some fear an
Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU & the Penguin--Ch. 19 (Sep 24, 2005, 21:00)
"Here is the next installment, Chapter 19--'Just for
NewsForge: How Will Linux be Leveraged in Next-Gen Supercomputers? (Sep 24, 2005, 20:00)
"Linux is at the top of the world's Top 500 List of World's
Fastest Supercomputers, but does it have what it takes to stay
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Sybase Execs Talk ASE 15, Respond to Open Source Competition (Sep 24, 2005, 19:00)
"The Dublin, Calif.-based Sybase, the first company to port its
database management system (DBMS) to Linux back in 1998, has
struggled in recent years..."
Channel Register: Palm Sets Sail as Microsoft OEM (Sep 24, 2005, 18:00)
"The industry's worst kept secret is no more. Palm, Microsoft
and Verizon are to host a press conference on Monday in San
Francisco to launch Palm's first Windows-based device, the Treo
IT Manager's Journal: Five Common Mistakes That Linux IT Managers Make (Sep 24, 2005, 17:00)
"After seeing the same mistakes repeated by different IT
managers over the years, I've noticed a pattern of common
dot.KDE: Open Letter to Alan Yates of Microsoft (Sep 24, 2005, 16:00)
Alan Yates, or would like everyone to believe, that KOffice is a
derivative of StarOffice. The KOffice team begs to differ.
internetnews.com: A Wireless Web For Ocean Waters (Sep 24, 2005, 15:00)
"Toby Garfield spends his days watching over these waters...
he's in charge of a system of floating sensors that constantly
monitor the health of this stretch of the ocean..."
Wall Street Journal: Battling Google, Microsoft Changes How It Builds Software (Sep 24, 2005, 14:00)
"Jim Allchin, a senior Microsoft Corp. executive, walked into
Bill Gates's office here one day in July last year to deliver a
bombshell about the next generation of Microsoft Windows..."
VoIP Planet: Intel Gets Inside Asterisk with New Drivers (Sep 24, 2005, 13:00)
"The Asterisk IP PBX and VoIP platform got a huge boost this
week thanks to a new partnership between Digium and Intel..."
ONLamp: Enough with Copyright (Sep 24, 2005, 09:00)
"As part of my work, I spend my time dealing with protected content: what I write is either copyrighted or released under a Creative Commons license..."
ZDNet: Are The Final Open Source Skeptics Coming Around? (Sep 24, 2005, 05:00)
"It was a fairly balanced look at Linux, from a corporate
Helsingin Sanomat: When Bill Gates First Heard About Linux (Sep 24, 2005, 03:00)
"Do you know who was responsible for telling Bill Gates about
Linux for the first time...?" Apocryphal? Maybe. Interesting?
We thought so.
ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Oracle's Open World (Sep 24, 2005, 01:00)
"...Sun is knocking on a lot of official doors trying to sell
OpenSolaris and Java as a viable open-source solution over the