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How would Kermit look in a red hat?
Posted By Adam Beecher - 18:38, 30 April 2002
Miss Piggy and Kermit apparently like Linux. Red Hat, the leading seller of the operating system, said Tuesday that Jim Henson's Creature Shop is using its version of Linux to power its design studio and other digital projects.
Alan Cox attacks the European DMCA
Posted By Adam Beecher - 16:30, 30 April 2002
Alan Cox has issued a wake up call to the Linux community amid concerns that the pending European Union Copyright Directive (EUCD) could stymie open source development.
Next Midlands LUG Meeting
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:54, 30 April 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 09:54, 30 April 2002
The next Midlands LUG meeting will be on May 3rd in Peter Clarke's Geryhound Bar on Dublin St., Longford.
Alan Cox stars in EU copyright protest debate
Posted By Adam Beecher - 05:43, 28 April 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 05:43, 28 April 2002
Linux heavyweight Alan Cox is to speak on a debate next week about the proposed European Union Copyright Directive which has alarmed many in the Internet community.
SuSE touts user-friendly v8.0
Posted By Adam Beecher - 05:42, 28 April 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 05:42, 28 April 2002
SuSE Linux aims to make its open source distribution more user friendly with version 8.0 of its Professional Edition, launched today.
Downloads section updated: PWman
Posted By Ken Guest - 15:40, 25 April 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 15:40, 25 April 2002
The downloads section has been updated to include PWman (password manager) by Ivan Kelly.
Midlands@linux.ie mailing list
Posted By Ken Guest - 13:28, 23 April 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 13:28, 23 April 2002
The Midlands LUG now have their very own email@example.com mailing list.
More foreign banks switching to Linux
Posted By Adam Beecher - 21:29, 22 April 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 21:29, 22 April 2002
ZDNet: A New Zealand bank has become the latest institution to adopt the open-source Linux operating system. According to reports, the bank is to move all its branches to the Linux platform.
Extremadura Measures: Linux
Posted By Adam Beecher - 00:47, 21 April 2002
Wired News: The poorest region of Spain has adopted Linux as the official operating system of public schools and offices, in hopes of improving the area's vast technological and economic lag.
HP to build Linux supercomputer
Posted By Adam Beecher - 15:28, 17 April 2002
CNET: Hewlett-Packard announced a high-profile contract Tuesday to build a Linux-powered supercomputer for the U.S. Department of Energy. The $24.5 million supercomputer will be capable of processing 8.3 trillion calculations per second (8.3 teraflops), according to HP.
FSF ask Lindows: 'Where's the Source?'
Posted By Adam Beecher - 21:08, 13 April 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 21:08, 13 April 2002
NewsForge: Bradley Kuhn, vice president of the Free Software Foundation, says the organization is contacting LindowsOS representatives because the company has not included source code with its "sneak preview" releases. (Also see Bruce Peren's open letter to Michael Robertson.)
Red Hat CEO named chairman
Posted By Adam Beecher - 13:11, 13 April 2002
CNET: Red Hat, the leading seller of the Linux operating system, on Thursday named Chief Executive Matthew Szulik chairman of the board of directors.
Linux.ie at the ICT Expo
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 15:06, 11 April 2002
Live webcam is here ...
Apache 2.0 Released
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:13, 6 April 2002
The Apache Software Foundation has announced the first General Availability version of Apache HTTPD Server 2.0. Apache 2.0.35 is the first version of Apache recommended for use on production websites.
Polish Linux Reviewed
Posted By Ken Guest - 13:18, 4 April 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 13:18, 4 April 2002
John Looney wrote a review of Polish Linux...
Multiplatform Streaming MP3 Server
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:47, 3 April 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 09:47, 3 April 2002
Edna is a streaming mp3 server written in python - there are certainly other mp3 server solutions available for linux (icecast etc.) but this one is nice - it takes about 10 seconds to set up (literally) and because it's Python it can be run on un*x or Windows for those of us who must use both...
As contributed by Eoin Kelly
Linux App Writer Wows Skeptics
Posted By Adam Beecher - 22:20, 2 April 2002
Code free or die
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:32, 2 April 2002
Salon: A new biography of Richard Stallman looks at how the free software mastermind got to be so single-mindedly stubborn.
Linux.ie at ICT-e-Xpo
Posted By Ken Guest - 16:00, 2 April 2002
Edited by Proinnsias Breathnach - 16:00, 2 April 2002
linux.ie have kindly been donated a stand at this year's ICT e-Xpo (April 9th/11th, RDS, Dublin). We will have plenty of people to answer your questions and much more besides.
Visit us on stand K6!
Next Midlands LUG Meeting
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:46, 2 April 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 09:46, 2 April 2002
The next Midlands LUG meeting will be once again at Clarke's pub on Dublin
St. in Longford next Friday, 5th April at 7:30pm.