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Microsoft is Stockpiling and Also Buying More Patents While Microsoft’s ‘Buddy’ Finjan Extorts McAfee With Software Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Microsoft’s new direction continues to include “enforcement” (as in aggression) with software patents and Finjan, which Microsoft partly owns, is just attacking companies with software patents because it’s failing as a real business MICROSOFT is having real problems which we wrote about this morning [1, 2, 3]. (General)

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Canonical Probably to Put in Next Ubuntu GNU/Linux Mono Parts Which Microsoft Disallows Free of Lawsuits/Chargeview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Bar/excepting disc space constraints, Canonical intends to replace Rhythmbox in the next version of the very ubiquitous “Ubuntu” distribution, adding to it components that are explicitly excluded from Microsoft’s Community Promise THE ROCKY LOVE affair of Banshee and Ubuntu goes a long way back and we wrote about it in posts such as: Ubuntu Users Plead to Keep Novell (General)

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From Copyrights to Patents: How Software Patents Became the Top Linux Issueview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: An overview of news about SCO (copyright challenge) and software patents, which are increasingly being used to threaten the legality of Free/libre software Microsoft’s and Apple’s #1 weapon against software freedom appears to be software patents. More and more people recognise this, especially now that SCO is passé. (General)

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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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htfs file system !view story

http://www.unix.com – Hi, How to mount HTFS FS (from SCO UNIX) under linux? Best regards. where is link: htfs_fs-0.01alpha.tar.bz2 (HowTos)

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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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Microsoft Pays Acacia Again and It Also Pays ACCESS Co.view story

http://techrights.org – Handouts from Microsoft Summary: Software patents proponents share their wealth while companies that bring free/libre software to the market get sued PATENT TROLL Acacia has been agitating Linux for almost exactly three years now and a few days ago it made a settlement announcement regarding Red Hat [1, 2, 3]. (General)

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More Layoffs at SCO, Microsoft Layoffs May be Just Days Away Tooview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: SCO and Microsoft bear many similarities right now, with layoffs, dead software assets, and lawsuits against Linux (demanding royalties) as an area of strategic focus which replaces actually producing real, competitive products SCO/Caldera was once a UNIX force, but Linux blew its socks off and Linux is now doing the same thing to Microsoft, which suffers many layoffs and resorts only (General)

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Microsoft’s Top Boosters Worry About Decreased Press Exposure, Acquisition Freezeview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Additional signs of the gradual death of Microsoft, not just as measured in terms of scale but also exposure AS NOTED in the previous post, more Microsoft layoffs may be imminent as Microsoft grows increasingly litigious (like SCO), it has greater debt, there is evidence that acquisitions have become scarce (no acquisitions so far this year), and the company’s managers are feelin (General)

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Install NIC on SCO openserver 5.0.2view story

http://www.unix.com – Hi I am trying to install NIC FastNic 10/100 PCI Ethernet driver into PCI# 3 of the GA-SIML Rev 1.0 Motherboard on 1GB Hard-disk driveI have following the instruction on the CD-Disk and when I added NIC by netconfig and I do not know what is the following question: PCI BUC# DEVICE# FUCNTION# the default value for above are 0, I really stack and need help. (HowTos)