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Lufthansa Systems Chooses Linux
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:08, 10 August 2003
Nice2Cats writes "Remember all of the jokes about operating systems as airlines? Well, Heise is reporting that Linux is just going to take over the computer systems of Germany's airline Lufthansa instead. SuSE and Lufthansa Systems have a joint press release (in German, it should appear here when it comes out in English) out where Karlheinz Natt from Lufthansa Systems gushes (my translation): 'We are registering a steadily increasing demand for Linux-based solutions from our customers.' "
The Empire Strikes Back ...
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 18:40, 8 August 2003
Edited by Proinnsias Breathnach - 18:40, 8 August 2003
Okay ... it's more IBM Strikes back ... but http://radio.weblogs.com/0120124/ has a great digest view of what's going on ... (Thanks to Kevin Lyda for that link)
The actual details are here: IBM-SCO.pdf (it's a big download !)
SCO: In the best traditions of Harry Enfield "Ya didn't wanna do that !"
"Alternatives to Windows Applications" updated
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:26, 8 August 2003
The "Alternatives to Windows Applications" page has been updated with regard to 3D modelling/rendering software.
Novell's Stone Speaks Out
Posted By Adam Beecher - 16:07, 5 August 2003
The vice chairman and open-source backer offers his two cents on the Ximian deal, Novell's future relationship with Microsoft and the latest SCO skirmish.
Red Hat Fires Back at SCO
Posted By Adam Beecher - 16:06, 5 August 2003
Red Hat Inc. on Monday fired a warning shot at The SCO Group with a pair of legal actions aimed at disarming SCO's claims of copyright violation over Linux.
Novell Acquires Ximian
Posted By Adam Beecher - 16:04, 5 August 2003
Novell Inc. pulled off a Linux coup today by snapping up developer Ximian Inc., but according to Ximian's top developer, it will mostly be business as usual.
Yet another POTD - 7 Drunken Nights ?
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 17:48, 1 August 2003
There has been more talk of impending drunken boasting of installing Linux on 386s and Printers and the like.
Rumour has it this event will take place in Messrs. Maguire's in Dublin, on Thursday next - the 7th August from about 19:00 onwards.
Come one - come many !
Open source group files complaint against SCO
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:25, 23 July 2003
An open source grouping has gone on the offensive against the SCO Group after the latter told companies using Linux to pay up or else face liability for running the open source operating system.
Red Hat to change development model, abandon shrinkwrap
Posted By Adam Beecher - 23:18, 19 July 2003
Edited by Adam Beecher - 23:18, 19 July 2003
Red Hat, the leading American distributor of Linux, is changing the way its distributions are developed the company is expected to announce Monday.
SCO readies new Linux licensing program
Posted By Adam Beecher - 23:14, 19 July 2003
The SCO Group is preparing a new Linux licensing program that it claims will allow users of the open-source operating system to run Linux without fear of litigation.