Infrastructure Linux News for May 21, 2002
Tonight Live: Kidney Stones and other Pains in the Butt (May 21, 2002, 23:00)
"We had a very busy week for news, so no time for a guest. We
will let loose the dogs of war and see where the proverbial chips
The Oregonian: For Schools, it's Microsoft's Way or the Free Way (May 21, 2002, 21:00)
"Microsoft has beaten a retreat -- albeit a rumblin', bumblin',
stumblin' retreat -- from its proposed audit of the 24 largest
school districts in Washington and Oregon, but the battle between
the software company and Linux is only heating up..."
Linux Journal: Amateur Video Production Using Free Software and Linux (May 21, 2002, 19:00)
"Because I wanted to convert standard analog video tapes, IEEE
1394 (Apple calls this interface FireWire; Sony calls it i.LINK),
though extremely powerful, defines a purely digital interface and
would not suffice. Instead, I decided to purchase a video capture
ComputerUser.com: Has BSD Unix Passed Up Linux? (May 21, 2002, 17:30)
"Now, Apple Computer claims that BSD Unix--specifically its
version of BSD Unix--is three times more popular on the desktop
than Linux. That's due to MacOS X system sales, and it's big news
for BSD Unix, which has seemed left out of much of the hype
LinuxWorld: Mandrake 8.2 Offers the Easiest Installation Ever (May 21, 2002, 13:00)
"This installation of Mandrake 8.2 on my laptop was a 20 minute
no-brainer. The first time, that is. It took about twice as long
the second time, but I'm getting ahead of myself..."
Linux Orbit: Email Filtering: Stopping Viral Attachments with Exim Version 1.0 (May 21, 2002, 09:00)
"In this HOWTO, we're going to take a look at using Exim's mail
filtering properties to aid you in your quest for a virus free
email system..." [Link repaired. -ed.]
AbiWord Weekly News #92 by Jesper Skov (May 21, 2002, 07:00)
"This week the number of RESOLVED Bugs has reached 72. We need
people to help verify that the Bugs have indeed been fixed..."
Linux Journal: Committed to Linux or Just Devoted? (May 21, 2002, 03:00)
...or just need to be committed? LJ has announced its Linux
Fanatic Contest, where the true geeks will be separated from the
pretenders for the opportunity to win some cool loot.
MP3 Newswire.net: Review: SliMP3 Network MP3 Player (May 21, 2002, 01:00)
"We reported on one solution that was in its development stages
last summer called the SliMP3--a then Linux only based player, but
since expanded to other OS's--that used Ethernet to control and
transmit tunes about the house or office..."