Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 30, 2000
LinuxWorld: Proprietary code doesn't kill competition - people with proprietary code kill competition (Apr 30, 2000, 20:13)
"But my point is that open, closed, proprietary, and free source
code are weapons wielded by both sides. They are not in themselves
good or evil."
CNET News.com: TurboLinux Workstation 6.0 (Apr 30, 2000, 19:23)
"TurboLinux is well known for its industrial-strength Linux
server distributions, but its recent desktop distribution falls
short of its lofty reputation."
O'Reilly Network: Living Linux: Printing Banners and Signs (Apr 30, 2000, 18:03)
To make a fancy poster or sign containing graphics, multiple
typefaces and a specific, detailed design, your best bet is to use
a tool like the GIMP to make an image file, save it as Encapsulated
PostScript (EPS), and print that."
sendmail.net: Intro to LDAP, Part One (Apr 30, 2000, 17:10)
"If you work in the computing industry, the chances are good
that you've heard of LDAP by now. Wondering what all the excitement
is about? Want to know a little more about the underlying
technology? You've come to the right place."
IBM developerWorks: Parsing with Perl modules (Apr 30, 2000, 16:31)
"One of Perl's main goals is parsing text. This tutorial
discusses CPAN modules for text parsing, and shows how you can use
them easily in your own programs."
Fred Mobach: The latest NLUUG CD-ROM set (Apr 30, 2000, 15:01)
"The NLUUG (Dutch Unix User Group) has as usual sent their
latest CD-ROM set with 4 CD's to their members. Rumours goes that
those members will have a lack of sleep and social life for the
Korea Herald: U.S. Linux company [Caldera] enters partnership with Korean firms (Apr 30, 2000, 14:07)
"Caldera Systems, a U.S. Linux solution developer, yesterday
signed a partnership with local hardware vendor Kolon Data
Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory: Updated kernel available for Red Hat Linux (Apr 30, 2000, 08:00)
"Several problems were discovered in the kernel shipped in Red Hat Linux 6.2. Updated kernel packages are available for download now."
Linux Journal: LINUX Administration for Dummies [Book Review] (Apr 30, 2000, 02:35)
"Overall, I think the bulk of this book was a reworked version
of a UNIX system administration book from roughly five years
LinuxDevices.com: On24: Impact of a Microsoft breakup on Embedded Linux? (Apr 30, 2000, 01:32)
"Bob Nixon, of On24's TalkOnStocks, interviewed LinuxDevices.com
founder Rick Lehrbaum immediately following the announcement by the
Justice Department of their decision to ask for a breakup of
Linux Journal: The Network Block Device (Apr 30, 2000, 01:29)
"A network block device (NBD) driver makes a remote resource
look like a local device in Linux, allowing a cheap and safe
real-time mirror to be constructed."