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Torvalds unveils new Linux control system

  • CNET News.com; By Stephen Shankland (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 2:35 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Linux founder launches "Git," a new tool for managing the operating system's heart. A dispute had led him to drop the previous system.

Simple Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP Setup

Installing, configuring, and using a simple news table in a MySQL database with Apache and PHP.

Interview: Branden Robinson, new Debian Project Leader

On April 17, Branden Robinson, a senior employee at Progeny Linux Systems, took over the role of Debian Project Leader (DPL) from Martin Michlmayr. For Robinson, the moment was a long time coming. Having run unsuccessfully for DPL every year since 2001, Robinson had taken to making joking comparisons of himself with William Jennings Bryan, the perennial candidate for the American presidency in the first decades of the 20th Century.

Ballmer grins and bears Linux--a little

  • CNET News.com; By Ina Fried (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 12:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Demos management software that supports non-Windows machines. "Much as that hurts my eyes," he says, "I know that's an important capability."

Novell delivers Linux package to home PCs

  • CNET News.com; By Matt Hines (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 12:05 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Novell; Story Type: News Story
Bundle for tech-savvy consumers brings together several of the best-known Linux products plus resources for going beyond simple PC use.

Why UK's Access Devices cooked up its own embedded open source OS

  • NewsForge (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 11:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Access Devices, founded in 2001, is a digital video equipment designer and manufacturer in the United Kingdom. With the help of open source software consulting company Sirius, Access moved entirely from Windows desktops to Linux and OpenOffice.org. Then, after CEO Anthony Walton discovered how far Linux and other open source software had come in terms of quality and viability, he decided to commit to open source in a different way.

The Linux Box Show, Episode 7

  • The Linux Box; By Sean Parsons (Posted by VISITOR on Apr 20, 2005 11:29 AM EDT)
Tonight's headlines are:
  • BitKeeper debacle,
  • Linspire's poor security model,
  • Xfce-look.org,
  • Gnome 3 ideas,
  • Desktop Adapted for Dad (D.A.D.),
  • and a book review of Point & Click Linux.

I also need to give out a lot of 'Thank Yous' to the community that has really done so much for TLB and TLB Show

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Microsoft's Ballmer grins and bears Linux--a little

  • CNET News.com; By Ina Fried (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 10:05 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Microsoft; Story Type: News Story
Demos management software that supports non-Windows machines. "Much as that hurts my eyes," he says, "I know that's an important capability."

Lack of developers delays OpenOffice.org

Open source productivity suite OpenOffice.org may be touted as a viable alternative to Microsoft Office, but there are claims its pace of development and adoption of new features is being stifled by a "monolithic" code base and a developer community still largely controlled by Sun Microsystems.

Novell Ships Richest Linux Distribution Ever to the Market

  • PR Newswire; By Press release (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 8:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Press Release
SUSE LINUX Professional 9.3 Gives Both Linux Newcomers and Experienced Users Everything They Need to Get Started and Grow With Linux

LWCE Toronto: Day 2

TORONTO -- LinuxWorld Day 2 started at 08:30 with another round of sessions. The was day broken down into one-hour blocks. I attended several, starting with Dee-Ann LeBlanc's presentation on "Linux for Dummies" and keynotes by HP Canada's Paul Tsaparis and Novell's David Patrick.

Making the leap: Microsoft Word to OpenOffice.org Writer

Whether you're moving from Windows to GNU/Linux, or just from the proprietary Microsoft Office to the free software OpenOffice.org suite, one of the challenges you'll face is learning how to use OpenOffice.org Writer effectively if you're used to Microsoft Word. In this article I'll show you around OpenOffice.org Writer, where to find familiar Word tools, and how to customize the interface and preferences to make it a little more Word-friendly.

XP Starter Edition has ironic Linux twist

  • Search Enterprise Linux (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 1:23 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Microsoft appears to be using XPSE as both a block against Linux deployment and as a promotional package to spark market interest in its higher-end offerings, King said. When loyal XPSE users move to more enhanced products, they'll most likely stick with other Microsoft products in what some would consider a natural progression, he said.

Debate: Everyone knows Linux is the safest OS, and there’s no way that Windows can compete

  • SC Magazine (Posted by dave on Apr 19, 2005 11:15 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Any time one compares Linux and Windows security one risks unleashing a cataract of opinion.

Debian Weekly News - April 19th, 2005

  • Mailing list; By Martin Schulze <joey@infodrom.org> (Posted by dave on Apr 19, 2005 10:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Newsletter; Groups: Debian
Welcome to this year's 16th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Micah Anderson [1]noted that the oldest open bug reports in Debian turn ten this month. Brian Proffitt commented on a report about a survey that uncovered that in 2005 the majority of Free Software developers preferred community-based distributions.

Open Source Transparency

  • Corante (Posted by dave on Apr 19, 2005 9:06 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The key benefit of open source is transparency. The key benefit is not that the software is free. It's not that you can edit it. It has nothing to do with the obligations of the General Public License. It's inherent in every open source license out there.

Open-source Software Popular in European Companies, Says IDC

  • TechNewsWorld (Posted by dave on Apr 19, 2005 8:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The findings suggest that open-source offerings are having a significant impact on this specific software market, taking market share from proprietary commercial products, says IDC. The survey questioned 625 medium-size and large companies across Western Europe during March 2005.

Configurations that keep your Linux System safe from attack

  • IBM developerWorks (Posted by VISITOR on Apr 19, 2005 6:58 PM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM; Story Type: News Story
In this series of articles, learn how to plan, design, install, configure, and maintain systems running Linux in a secure way. In addition to a theoretical overview of security concepts, installation issues, and potential threats and their exploits, you'll also get practical advice on how to secure and harden a Linux-based system.

Technology Experts Paid to Plug Products on Programs

  • Wall Street Journal (Posted by phsolide on Apr 19, 2005 5:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Ever wonder why the "technology" reviews by experts on local news seem so lame? Or why they tend to give nothing but glowing reviews to sub-moronic products? Perhaps, just perhaps, large companies have paid the "experts" to plug their products. Without disclosing this arrangement.

Ubuntu on IBM Thinkpad T42

  • Tuxme.com; By Tuxme.com (Posted by tuxme on Apr 19, 2005 4:49 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
This article is a how-to that describes the steps necessary to fine tune and tweak the default Ubuntu Hoary installation on an IBM Thinkpad T42. A lot of these tricks will also help on other IBM Thinkpad models or even other laptops.

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