December 2, 2003

Tonight Live: User Distros, do we need a standard?

Jeff Gerhardt writes "Tonight Live: Desktop Distro Standards, do we need them? >> on The Linux Show!!

Tonight Live: On The Linux Show!!
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2003 from Chicago IL the Home of

Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com.

At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Arne Flones, Doc
Searls, Russ Pavlicek AND Jeff Gerhardt are all back live tonight. We have a very different
show lined up for tonight.

Segment One- The News. We will cover THE HOT NEWS of the
week including:,a clueless
pundit or two........ and way more.

Story Links

The Weekly SCO

Old SCO

The SCO/Microsoft Connection

Segment Two- Desktop Linux Distros, do we really need a standard one?- What is Bruce up to this time???

Tonight we are going to have our old friend Bruce Perens on the show. We are going to
discuss the effort by Bruce and a number of folks in creating a universal Desktop Distro
of the Linux Kernel. This concept was announced a month ago at a Desktop Linux conference
where he announced the
creation of userlinux.com/. You may also want to read about
another similar effort at http://freedesktop.org/~jg/roadmap.html

Advance disclaimer. Some of us at TLS are not sold on this idea. That is why we thought
it fair to invte Bruce and have him sell us on the idea. Please note that although we may not be
convinced yet does not mean this is an adversarial situation. There is room for disagreements from
time to time even with riends.

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Please join us on the show, and check our IRC Chat
(irc.thelinuxshow.com #linuxshow).

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