Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 06, 2002
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #58 (Sep 06, 2002, 23:30)
This Week's Summary: 9.0 Release Candidate is Here; Hancom
Office Now Shipping from MandrakeStore; The Latest MandrakeClub
Activities; PPC Roundup; Business Case of the Week; Spotlight on
MandrakeSecure.net; Security-related Software Updates; more.
ZDNet UK: Philips Pushes Linux for Consumer Electronics (Sep 06, 2002, 22:00)
"Philips and Intel are using Linux and XScale to make it easier
for manufacturers to build next-generation home entertainment
The Register: Xbox Linux Project Releases SuSE 8.0 Howto (Sep 06, 2002, 17:30)
"The Xbox Linux Project has now produced a tutorial on
installing SuSE 8.0 on an Xbox, and from the look of it, although
getting SuSE running is something of a triumph, the Project still
has a way to go before it can be said to have turned the Xbox into
a cheap, low-hassle Linux client..."
Mandrake Linux Advisories: gaim, cdrecord (Sep 06, 2002, 17:26)
Two security advisories from MandrakeSoft.
Reuters: Sony Unveils Net-Connected [Linux-Based] Hard-Disk Video Recorder (Sep 06, 2002, 11:00)
"Japan's Sony Corp gave a fresh peek on Wednesday into its
strategy for linking consumer electronics to the Web, unveiling a
Net-connected video recorder that can seek out and record TV
programs it thinks its owner would like..."
AbiWord Weekly News #107 by Eric A. Zen (Sep 06, 2002, 07:00)
"Just a quick listing of things you'll find in this issue:
mentions of 1.0.3, MergeCells, Font Preview, AbiWord in foreign
lands, sensationalism, panic, MacDinkery, Nicolas Mercier, easiest
POW yet, no lengthy article in tribute to a total lack of
LinuxPlanet: CPEN and Linux: Techno-Tools for the Techno-Cool (Sep 06, 2002, 01:00)
"LinuxPlanet writer Rob Reilly is more than a little excited
about his new CPEN handheld device. And when he figured out how to
use the device with his Linux laptop, he was in heaven. Reilly
details how he got CPEN to talk to Linux and vice versa, and gives
a brief lesson in dealing with IR ports in Linux as well..."