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How to get color charts and graphs in Linux

Author: JT Smith

Linux Journal gives readers a how-to article on making pretty charts and graphs.

Category:

  • Linux

Russian company wins patent for glass bottle

Author: JT Smith

The Russian patent bureau has awarded a company there the legal rights for the glass beer bottle, according to the CBC. Intellekt, which now owns the patent, is demanding half a dozen Russian breweries pay up to 0.5 percent of their total income in royalties.

Category:

  • Management

Intrinsyc, MontaVista team up for embedded Linux

Author: JT Smith

The two companies will combine research, engineering and marketing expertise to meet a demand among equipment manufacturers for Linux-based embedded systems. The press release is at LinuxPR.

State Department bans MP3 downloads

Author: JT Smith

The U.S. State Department has banned music downloads on employee computers, but not because of copyright concerns, ABC News reports.

AOL kills MP3 search engine

Author: JT Smith

America Online pulled the plug on an MP3 search engine Thursday, citing concerns that it aids “piracy,” the Associated Press reports.

Category:

  • Open Source

Yellow Dog Linux Security Announcement

Author: JT Smith

Yellow Dog Linux Security announces the perl package has an exploit made possible
by incorrect assumptions made in suidperl.

Category:

  • Linux

Prince backs ‘exciting’ Napster

Author: JT Smith

Pop star Prince has joined the Napster debate, describing the controversial music-sharing service as “exciting”.

Category:

  • Linux

Oracle adds Linux e-commerce software to lineup

Author: JT Smith

The database software giant today will ship a new Linux-based version of its application server software that helps businesses create e-commerce Web sites.

Category:

  • Open Source

Liebovitch praises Unix

Author: JT Smith

From ZDNET.com: “Without Unix, there would be no Linux.”

Category:

  • Unix

Who’s the web boss, Linux or Microsoft?

Author: JT Smith

From Linuxtoday.com: Despite popular wisdom and the usually jubilant claims of open source folk, Linux and Apache do not dominate the Internet.

Category:

  • Linux