links for 2007-01-04

Fedora Legacy shutting down The project that set out to extend bugfix availability for the Fedora releases that Red Hat discards is ending, and ending with it is more of Fedora's credibility as a worthwhile general purpose Linux OS. (tags: fedora linux redhat) BitTyrant Q: Won't

  • Fedora Legacy shutting down
    The project that set out to extend bugfix availability for the Fedora releases that Red Hat discards is ending, and ending with it is more of Fedora's credibility as a worthwhile general purpose Linux OS.
    (tags: fedora linux redhat)
  • BitTyrant
    Q: Won't BitTyrant hurt overall BitTorrent performance if everyone uses it? This is a subtle question and is treated most thoroughly in the paper. The short answer is: maybe.
    (tags: p2p)
  • v6n1 January 1995 Best and Worst
    E-wrestling. The game for people who find tic-tac-toe too thought-intensive. You control a wrestler, and you e-mail your move ("Head lock") to the adjudicator. So does your opponent. The judge decides what happens, writes up a report, and mails it to ever
    (tags: history internet)
  • RED HERRING | Jeremy Allison on Microsoft-Novell Deal
    [Novell and Microsoft] have found a legal hack on the GPL v2, they have found a bug in the code, and so the GPL v3 is a fixed version of the license.
    (tags: novell linux microsoft)
  • LinuxChanges - KernelNewbies Wiki
    A comprehensible changelog of the Linux kernel, this page shows a summary of the important changes being added in each Linux kernel release - support for new devices, features, filesystems, and subsystems as well as important internal changes.
    (tags: linux)
  • ?? directory server - DeveloperNet
    miru directory server is a project aimed at creating an embedded LTSP software package that....provides all the network infrastructure dependencies required to create a multi-terminal server environment without the expense of MS Active Directory or LDAP
    (tags: linux samba directory)
  • Microsoft Watch - - Vista and Office: The WOW starts now!
    It's official! The consumer release of Windows Vista and Office 2007 will be celebrated in New York on January 29 at a launch event the software giant has dubbed "The WOW starts now."
    (tags: microsoft vista msoffice)
  • FedoraSummit/OpeningCore - Fedora Project Wiki
    By Fedora 7, we want to move all Core packages into the community infrastructure currently used for Fedora Extras. The primary benefits are to lower barrier for community involvement, allow comaintainership of packages.
    (tags: fedora linux)
  • Linux.com | Dunc-Tank continues to make splash
    Dunc-Tank, the unofficial organization set up to fund selected Debian activities, has made its first experimental payment to release managers, but community members are still debating whether a missed deadline and the alleged demotivation of some programm
    (tags: debian linux)
  • Monkey Bites: Firefox 3 To Support Microformats
    (tags: internet)
  • Market analyst predicts enterprise Linux surge
    Nearly half the world's large businesses will use Linux on desktops or in servers by the end of 2011, Saugatuck Technology predicts.
    (tags: linux)
  • Puppy 2.13 features full set of kernel drivers
    (tags: linux)
  • Techworld.com - OS and Servers News - Big Blue cheaper than Red Hat
    It is not clear if Illuminata has compared the TCO of multiple virtualised small iron, like blade servers, versus IBM's big-iron.
    (tags: linux ibm redhat)