Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 18, 2002
LinuxPlanet: Hot Rodding Your Slightly Dated Laptop For Fun and Profit (Nov 18, 2002, 17:30)
"Are you skittish about putting Linux on your laptop because the
installation will be hard and it will be tough to find the right
drivers? Are you worried that you're going to be limited to
command-line based applications, especially on that old corporate
laptop that moves like molasses under the weight of XP? Try revving
up your beat up old laptop, using Linux to get some serious
performance from something that was once obsolete..."
LinuxWorld: The Worst Security Problems? We Can't Tell From the FBI's Top 20 List (Nov 18, 2002, 11:30)
"The list is misleading in that many readers and editors would
have seen this as an FBI certification of the relative equality of
security problems between systems running Microsoft Windows and
those running Unix..."
DesktopLinux: Enjoying Music in Mandrake 9.0
(Nov 18, 2002, 10:00)
"Want to listen music and create MP3/Ogg files on your Linux
system? Phil Lavigna provides a fully illustrated tutorial to get
you started in Mandrake Linux 9.0. Lavigna also takes you through
the steps to customize XMMS with skins and other eye candy..."
allNetDevices: IBM and Sharp Team on Enterprise Zaurus (Nov 18, 2002, 08:30)
"The new Enterprise Edition Zaurus--Sharp's Linux based PDA that
works on a foundation of IBM's software--will offer seamless,
wireless access to a wide range of enterprise applications on an
open, flexible platform..."
developerWorks: Python Persistence Management (Nov 18, 2002, 07:00)
"Persistence is all about keeping objects around, even between
executions of a program. In this article you'll get a general
understanding of various persistence mechanisms for Python objects,
from relational databases to Python pickles and beyond. You'll also
take an in-depth look at Python's object serialization
Kernel Cousin Wine #144 by Brian Vincent (Nov 18, 2002, 03:00)
Community Roundup: The latest message traffic
for Wine development.
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #68 (Nov 18, 2002, 01:00)
Community Roundup: This week's summary: Top
Story, 9.0 Packs are Shipping; What's Cookin' at MandrakeSoft,
Advanced Extranet Server; MandrakeClub, Multilingual Forums;
Business Case of the Week,' Alpha Informatique Réunion;