Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 24, 2000
O'Reilly.com: dsniff and SSH - Reports of My Demise are Greatly Exaggerated (Dec 24, 2000, 21:15)
"The following day, Kurt Seifried wrote an article titled The
End of SSL and SSH? The article has generated a fair amount of
discussion and buzz, not least because of its dire-sounding title.
And there are certainly important implications to the appearance of
Freshmeat: The Case for Centralized Computing (Dec 24, 2000, 21:11)
"Dan Feldman offers an analysis of the systems available for
centralized computing in a computer lab, and how Linux can fit into
Smart Partner: e-smith Launches Partner Program (Dec 24, 2000, 19:43)
"The company's flagship product is the e-smith Server and
Gateway, a Linux-based software product that converts a
Pentium-class PC into a network server."
Linux Magazine: Linux Clustering in Depth (Dec 24, 2000, 19:07)
"Why you need clustering, what benefits it provides, and how to
set it up."
LinuxLookup.com: Streaming MP3 Server Guide! (Dec 24, 2000, 18:50)
"The purpose of this document is to describe the process of
using Linux based tools to setup a server used for streaming MP3
data. With a streaming MP3 server, a wad of MP3's, and a microphone
a user can create their own internet radio show complete with
BSD Today: Running numerous operating systems at the same time (Dec 24, 2000, 17:51)
"Some companies have standardized on MS Office apps, so plex86
gives people a way to comply with that standard, yet move to
FreeOS.com: Review: Red Hat 7 (Dec 24, 2000, 16:41)
"Red Hat 7 is the latest and greatest release to come out of
Research Triangle Park. Should it have been later and could it
possibly have been greater?"
The December 2000 Inferno and Plan 9 Newsletter is now available (Dec 24, 2000, 15:47)
Linux Journal: Focus: Multimedia (Dec 24, 2000, 13:45)
"In this issue, we're going to give you a crash course in free,
open-source multimedia tools. Remember, when speech depends on
software, free speech depends on free software."
webTechniques: There's a Bug in my Guinness [Red Hat Linux 7.0 Review] (Dec 24, 2000, 13:20)
"On boot, Guinness comes up much like 6.2. There are some
welcome changes, like a 2.2.16-based kernel rather than the older
2.2.14. Once you're in the system, batten down the hatches. A quick
look at /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/ told me that a few risky or unnecessary
services had been started. I can't fathom why PCMCIA services start
under the default server config."
ApacheWeek: Book Review: Beginning PHP4 (Dec 24, 2000, 12:41)
"Beginning PHP4" serves to fill the void of books written by
professionals for open-source product."