Linux News for Sep 27, 2005
KernelTrap: PATA Drivers in LibATA (2005-09-27 23:30:30)
"Alan Cox provided a status update on his PATA driver efforts
CNET News: A Tale of Treo Intrigue (2005-09-27 22:00:43)
"Palm CEO Ed Colligan spent several days in Cannes in February
2004 talking up the Treo handheld computing device over its
Windows-based competitors. But that same week, away from the
massive 3GSM trade show, he was secretly meeting with the
San Luis Opispo Tribune: Despite Admiration for Gates, China Poses Stiff Test for Microsoft (2005-09-27 20:30:03)
"Microsoft recently lost an opportunity to improve its relations
with the Chinese government after Chinese President Hu Jintao's
trip to the United States was postponed..."
ComputerWeekly: Bonhams to Migrate to Open Source (2005-09-27 19:00:37)
"Auction firm Bonhams is embracing open source, the company's
global CIO, Roland Whitehead, told the Triple i Convention..."
eWeek: SSH Claims for New Secure Shell Draw Open-Source Ire (2005-09-27 18:15:13)
"'OpenSSH is not an enterprise-class product that is needed for
the demands of a large-scale deployment...'"
CNET News Australia: Mozilla Unveils Lightning Roadmap (2005-09-27 17:30:29)
"Device synchronisation and offline calendar support are some of
the features planned in a future version of the open source
ZDNet UK: JBoss-Microsoft Partnership Announced (2005-09-27 16:45:11)
"Web Services standards and federated identity management are at
the heart of the alliance that crosses the companies' philosophical
PC World: Google Video Integrates Media Player (2005-09-27 16:00:29)
"Moreover, the previously Windows-only playback service is now
available to users whose PCs run the Linux and Mac OS operating
internetnews.com: Red Hat EL5 To Get Government Blessing (2005-09-27 14:30:45)
"Although it is still a year away from being released, Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5 is already on the path toward EAL4
LinuxPR: MySQL 5.0 Release Candidate is Here
The Release Candidate of MySQL 5.0 is now available. Press
Groklaw: Peru Passes Free Software Law--That's Free as in Free Speech (2005-09-27 13:45:00)
"Peru has passed its law encouraging procurement of Free
Software by the government..."
iTWeb: Open Source for Cape Libraries (2005-09-27 13:00:49)
"The City of Cape Town and the State IT Agency (SITA) plan to
jointly develop an open source solution to replace the PALS system
used by most of the country's municipalities to manage their
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Hurricane Relief Organizer Lauds MySQL, Open Source (2005-09-27 11:30:24)
"Yaakov Menken, CEO of Capalon Internet Solutions of Baltimore,
spent the last month of summer setting up an open source-based call
center, called Contact Loved Ones, for families separated by
hurricanes Katrina and Rita..."
Australian IT: Open Slather (2005-09-27 10:00:29)
"Open-source software has been infiltrating the business world
for 10 years, surfacing first as an alternative operating system
for web servers and then growing into an array of tools and
Linux Magazine: PHP 5 Pushes Forward (2005-09-27 08:30:09)
"Started just over ten years ago, the PHP programming language
has become the most popular programming language for web
Linux.com: CLI Magic: p0f (2005-09-27 07:00:37)
"Don't worry, we won't be doing anything illegal, just making
our own personal version of Netcraft's 'What's that site running?'
developerWorks: DB2 Memory and File Cache Performance Tuning on Linux (2005-09-27 05:30:55)
"This article summarizes issues related to memory utilization
and file caching on Linux..."
Free Software Magazine: Reducing the Risk of Risk (2005-09-27 04:00:47)
"Using free software to reduce risks and costs during a business
ONLamp: Hindsight is Always 20/20 (2005-09-27 02:30:14)
"You know, its fascinating watching people approach Open Source
in so many different directions..."
internetnews.com: Google The Bully? (2005-09-27 01:00:30)
"Naturally, a big part of Microsoft's reaction is due to the
growth of open source software, thanks to the ease with which the
Internet fosters a community to work on code from far-flung