Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 26, 2004
Illuminata: Open Source Incivility (Apr 26, 2004, 23:30)
"Those questioning the purity and superiority of Open Source are
commonly abused by the movement's alpha geeks, causing many who
admired their accomplishments to deplore their behavior..."
FlexBeta: Linux's Lost Market Segment (Apr 26, 2004, 21:30)
"...[B]ut for 'John Q. Where's-the-Any-Key,' as well as the
hardware-freak gamers, Linux still doesn't (and probably won't
ever) present itself as a viable alternative to the Windows
NewsForge: Free Software's Killer Applications (Apr 26, 2004, 20:30)
"Here's a short overview of some professional-quality Free
Software applications that run under Linux..."
OSNews: A Standardized Open Source Network Authentication System (Apr 26, 2004, 20:00)
"The open source community has mastered many challenges and has
been successful in numerous areas. However, there is one glaring
weakness that needs to be remedied..."
eWeek: Office 2003 vs. OpenOffice.Org (Apr 26, 2004, 16:00)
"...[W]e saw a perfect opportunity to compare the suites under
North County Times: Moving Linux into the Home (Apr 26, 2004, 11:30)
Desktop Linux Summit: "Hundreds of fans of the
Linux computer operating system converged in Del Mar on Thursday to
hear how their software is moving from a cult of computer geeks and
big businesses to homes, schools and government agencies..."
GeekSpeek: Providing FTP Services with PureFTPd (Apr 26, 2004, 10:00)
"This tutorial will cover the installation and setup of an FTP
server using PureFTPd..."
Linux.com: Securing a Fresh Linux Install, Part 3 (Apr 26, 2004, 07:00)
"In the previous article in this series we looked at ways to
secure files and monitor system logs on a Linux server. To finish
the series we'll look at security considerations for some important