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Linux News for Jun 28, 2007

  • Is a Linux Civil War in the Making? (Jun 28, 2007, 23:15)
    eWeek: "Is Microsoft just selling the ammo? Or, is Microsoft fighting the wrong war with the wrong weapons...?"

  • [Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon] Tribe 2 Released (Jun 28, 2007, 22:30)
    Ubuntu: "Welcome to Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 2, which will in time become Ubuntu 7.10..."

  • Linux Contributor Base Broadens (Jun 28, 2007, 21:45)
    LinuxWorld: "With more companies funding Linux work, the core hackers now delegate 70% of the coding..."

  • GPL v3, The Q&A [Parts 1-3] (Jun 28, 2007, 21:00)
    Villa: "new license rolls in
    stormcloud- large, complex, strong, dense
    scares, but should bring rain..."

  • LinuxWorld Korea Reflects Boom in Asian Linux Use (Jun 28, 2007, 19:30) "For instance, the biggest single corporate GNU/Linux user in Korea is almost certainly NHN, a company hardly anyone in North America or Europe knows anything about..."

  • 'Europa' Orbits Eclipse With 21 New Projects (Jun 28, 2007, 18:00) "Eclipse is more than just an open source Java IDE--it's at least 21 projects more. The Eclipse Foundation today unveiled 21 different projects encompassing more than 17 million lines of code..."

  • Digium Takes Asterisk Upstream Sans GPL 3 (Jun 28, 2007, 17:15) " has learned that Digium, the commercial vendor behind the open source Asterisk VoIP PBX effort, has a new but unannounced appliance in the works..."

  • KDE 4 Goes on Show at aKademy (Jun 28, 2007, 16:30)
    Computerworld Australia: "With the first beta due in July and the final release slated for October, KDE 4 will include a host of new technologies aimed at providing a new user experience on the desktop..."

  • GPL 3 Set For Adoption By Over 5,500 Projects (Jun 28, 2007, 15:45) "The official final release of the GPL is still a day away, but it's possible that over 5,500 projects could be migrating to it in very quickly..."

  • Is Linux Splitting into Two Factions? (Jun 28, 2007, 15:00)
    Linspire: "With the recent news of several Linux vendors entering into partnership agreements with Microsoft (Novell, Linspire, Xandros), there has been much debate recently about two factions of Linux forming..."

  • What's Open Source Worth on Wall Street? (Jun 28, 2007, 13:30)
    LinuxInsider: "For all the success of open source software--developers the world over flock to the code available freely over the Internet--its purveyors able to thrive as public companies are few..."

  • Red Hat CEO Says He Talked Patents with Microsoft (Jun 28, 2007, 12:45)
    Reuters/CNET News: "Red Hat Chief Executive Matthew Szulik said his company last year held talks with Microsoft over a patent agreement that broke down before the software giant signed a deal with Red Hat rival Novell..."

  • Google Desktop Arrives on Linux (Jun 28, 2007, 12:00)
    DesktopLinux: "Google has finally released a long-awaited native Linux application: Google Desktop for Linux..."

  • Dell to Offer Ubuntu on More Systems (Jun 28, 2007, 12:00)
    DesktopLinux: "Dell isn't resting on its recent consumer Linux PC laurels. The computing giant has added a new laptop--the Inspiron 1420 Notebook--to its Ubuntu Linux 7.04 offering..."

  • Blogging From the Command Line (Jun 28, 2007, 11:15) "While podcasting and video blogging are all the rage, many people still prefer the simplicity of the typed word for expressing themselves online--that is, a blog..."

  • Zonbu: An Environmentally Friendly Linux PC (Jun 28, 2007, 10:30)
    OSWeekly: "When I first heard about Zonbu, I was skeptical. After all, much of it sounded too good to be true..."

  • Open Source Apps: Now With Smaller Teams (Jun 28, 2007, 09:00)
    Mad Penguin: "What used to be created by a team of open source programmers is now being done by one or two programmers..."

  • CEO: With Open Source, It's All About the People (Jun 28, 2007, 07:30) "Jack Dorsey wants to change the way people communicate on the Internet. Are you used to updating your blog once every 24 hours...?"

  • Virtual Host Management: How to Use Puppet on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (Jun 28, 2007, 06:00)
    SearchEnterpriseLinux: "Today, many IT managers handle environments with hundreds, if not thousands, of virtual hosts that all require management and administration..."

  • Postfix Monitoring With Mailgraph And pflogsumm On Debian Etch (Jun 28, 2007, 04:30)
    HowtoForge: "This article describes how you can monitor your Postfix mailserver with the tools Mailgraph and pflogsumm..."

  • The Software God Delusion (Jun 28, 2007, 03:00)
    Computer Business Review: "Anyway, it got me thinking about how the term religion is often applied to open source software, and how religion can become a default position for determining software choices..."

  • A Look at Fedora 7 (Jun 28, 2007, 01:30)
    PC World: "Time for some self-criticism: Free Agent has become a bit of a one-trick pony of late. Recent output might lead you to believe this is PC World's Ubuntu Linux column..."

  • Untangle: Benefits of Free Software Along with Benefits of Commercialization (Jun 28, 2007, 00:45)
    ONLamp: "Untangle could turn out to be a poster child for free software. The company started out considering both free and proprietary software for its platform, but settled on a flat-out, pure-play open source approach.."

  • Free Software as Part of the Anarchist Toolkit (Jun 28, 2007, 00:00)
    Anarkismo: "This article presents the case that the phenomena of free software is an important tool in pushing forward anarchist ideals and raising awareness in the wider public through example..."