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Where, oh where, is the ECMA-compliant Mono source code?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Last week, Miguel de Icaza, a vice-president at Novell, announced the release of version 2.8 of Mono, a project he set up to create an open source clone of Microsoft's .NET development environment. (IT news)

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Microsoft Pays Mobbyists Who Are Promoting Software Patents Tax in GNU/Linuxview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The mobile arena is being distorted by Microsoft and some allies who use software patent to increase the cost of phones (including Linux phones); they are using patents on software also to scare manufacturers, giving them the impression that Linux is not free BACK we go to talking about the mobbyists, who sometimes express love for Mono and almost always seem to promote software patent (General)

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Steady Ascent of Techrights and Decreased Focus on Microsoft and Novellview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Techrights has managed to climb to 872nd position on the Web (see above), as measured by Netcraft traffic rank; we take a moment to explain future direction which maximises effectiveness when it comes to protecting software freedom EVER since we started requiring that readers register to leave comments (in order to reduce abuse and trolling) the site saw a decline of about 90% in terms (General)

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VMB_ware — Now Headed by Former Microsoft Executives — is Claimed to be Promoting Microsoft DirectX Inside Linuxview story

http://techrights.org – Paul MaritzPhoto by Robert Scoble Summary: Non-standard and Microsoft-controlled APIs are said to be pushed into Microsoft’s #1 competition (Linux) via the VM company people should beware as it also strives to buy Mono MICROSOFT is not the only company which attacks GNU/Linux using software patents, not anymore anyway (thus the need to diversify). (General)

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OSC2010 Sneak Peaks – Conference keynotes you shouldn’t miss!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – 12 days from now it will be the 20th of October – the day the openSUSE Conference will start in Nuremberg, Germany. The conference will be kicked of by keynotes on Wednesday and Friday. With the keynotes we aim to inspire and energize our visitors, sharing some insights or a look at things they haven’t seen before. (Distributions)

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Microsoft Offers More Filesystem Patent Traps (While Suing Over Them Again), Red Hat’s Rob Tiller Speaksview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Microsoft keeps using filesystems to extort money out of Linux users and Red Hat explains its latest amicus brief in Bilski WE ARE STILL preparing a post about Microsoft’s patent lawsuit against Motorola, which ought to serve as a wakeup call to Mono and Moonlight boosters. (General)

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LXer: Dell Servers Certified to Run Ubuntu Server Editionview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: It’s a small step for Dell and symbolic victory for Ubuntu Server Edition, Canonical’s Linux distribution. Specifically, selected Dell PowerEdge servers are now certified to run Ubuntu Server Edition. Does that mean Dell is shifting away from Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Novell SUSE Linux? And what are the implications for Linux channel partners? (HowTos)

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Greetings from Iowaview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I recently took early retirement after 19+ years as a sysadmin, and am now a support engineer for a Linux-based security device company. As a sysadmin I managed Linux, Netware and Windows servers, plus most of the network infrastructure and subsystems (email, backups, firewall, wireless, etc). (HowTos)

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LXer: Valuation gap slows Novell NetWare auction-sourcesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: One of the sources said that there has been ample interest in the SUSE Linux business from other possible suitors including VMware and CA Inc, and it could fetch a rich multiple. But, the source questioned whether it would be enough to justify the lower value for the remainder of the company. "Look at the numbers: the Linux business is what everyone wants. (HowTos)

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Links 23/9/2010: Qt News, OpenShot Video Editor 1.2.2, Mandriva Not Deadview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux The Beginning [of LPI] As I said at the beginning of this blog entry, the members of Linux International were fully behind the creation of LPI in 1998. It was even suggested that LPI become a branch of Linux International, but I felt that this would be a bad idea. (General)