Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 20, 2004
userinstinct: GNOME 2.6 Usability Study and Review (Jul 20, 2004, 19:45)
"We look at how well GNOME lives up to its challenge of being
the desktop for the masses, including a lengthy survey of a group
of new users and their reactions to the system..."
Reuters: New Technology Heralds Unlimited Web Sites--ICANN (Jul 20, 2004, 15:15)
"Vinton Cerf of the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and
Numbers (ICANN) said the next-generation protocol, IPv6, had been
added to its root server systems, making it possible for every
person or device to have an Internet protocol address..."
NewsForge: Wrangle Digital Photos with imgSeek (Jul 20, 2004, 10:00)
"You can use imgSeek simply to browse through all the images on
your system, but it's when you add images to the program's internal
database that the fun really begins..."
Linux.com: CLI for Noobies: Laying Down the Law with edict (Jul 20, 2004, 06:15)
"This week we're going to look at a CLI offering that can make
you appear to be more literate than you really are. It's a perl
program called edict, which acts as either a dictionary or a
thesaurus, your choice..."
developerWorks: Boot Linux from a FireWire Device (Jul 20, 2004, 05:30)
"Obtaining an external drive is a great way to breathe new life
into older hardware, or allow you to use Linux on machines on which
you can't (or don't want to) alter the internal hard drives..."
Desktop Linux: Lineox Linux Gains More Updates, Global File System Support (Jul 20, 2004, 04:00)
"Lineox reduces the cost of Linux by eliminating many of the
production fees associated with boxed sets and bundled support
OSNews: KDE 3.3 Beta1 Experiences (Jul 20, 2004, 00:15)
"This is not a typical review of a desktop environment such as
KDE or GNOME. These are my observations when I updated from KDE
3.2.3 to KDE 3.3 Beta1..."