Developer Linux News for Nov 29, 2001
LinuxWorld.com: Finishing an installation of Debian over a network (Nov 29, 2001, 23:56)
"Details on configuring XFree86 with xf86config. Also, how to
create a Web server that handles text communications from desktop
machines to digital cell phones, PCS phones, and alpha pagers."
IBM developerWorks: Programming sockets (Nov 29, 2001, 19:33)
"This month my focus is on data communication through sockets.
Sockets are a programming interface developed by contributors at
the University of California at Berkeley in the 1980s. Sockets
represent a complete mechanism for establishing network connections
between two end points potentially on different computers. The end
points are created and bound to each other using the sockets APIs."
And some more interesting performance testing, as well.
IBM developerWorks: RunTime: Pipes in Linux, Windows 2000, and Windows XP (Nov 29, 2001, 18:13)
Interesting comparison of pipes between Linux, Win2k, and
Windows XP providing optimization tips and some speed charts.
Linux Journal: FTC to Probe IT Patents' Antitrust Effect (Nov 29, 2001, 11:19)
"Representatives of large corporations walk into a room and come
out with an agreement that excludes small companies from competing
with their technology. It is an illegal conspiracy in restraint of
trade, an information technology standards organization...or
DesktopLinux.com launches Windows-to-Linux FAQ Project (Nov 29, 2001, 10:45)
"The "Win2LinFAQ" will cover commonly asked questions about
Linux and related applications installation and configuration,
application selection, data migration issues, etc. Members of the
Linux community are being asked to contribute appropriate questions
-- and answers -- to the project."
Linux 2.5.1-pre3 Released (Nov 29, 2001, 07:39)
Changelog, link within.