Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 18, 2004
Linux.com: Xandros Desktop 2.5 Business Edition [Review] (Aug 18, 2004, 18:15)
"It's a little on the expensive side as far as desktop
distributions go, and it feels somewhat like a slightly
watered-down version of Linspire, but Xandros 2.5 Business Edition
definitely has its advantages..."
OSNews: Test Driving RealPlayer 10 for Linux (Aug 18, 2004, 17:30)
"I had bitter feelings about RealNetworks products and practices
years ago, but over the last couple of years I find that
RealPlayer8 is one of the first apps I open on my linux
Linux Journal: The Wireless Kitchen (Aug 18, 2004, 13:00)
"Manage your wireless networking settings as you move from place
to place, and keep an eye out for the spot with the best
DesktopLinux: Bitstream Signs Font Deal with Linspire (Aug 18, 2004, 10:45)
"Linspire will resell Bitstream's fonts as part of the Linux
desktop maker's one-click online service, according to an
announcement out today..."
Linux Journal: OOo Off the Wall: Getting in the Frame (Aug 18, 2004, 09:15)
"A discussion of how to use frame styles in OOo Writer..."
Linux Journal: At the Sounding Edge: LilyPond, Part 2 (Aug 18, 2004, 07:00)
"A look at three GUI front-ends for the LilyPond music notation
SitePoint: Using WGET (Aug 18, 2004, 06:15)
"Wget is a tasty utility on Linux and Mac OS X systems that can
come in handy for web system administrators..."
developwerWorks: Install OpenOffice.org for Linux on POWER Servers (Aug 18, 2004, 05:30)
"Many users need access to an office productivity suite, and
users of Linux on POWER are no exception..."
InfoWorld: Applying the Open Source Spirit to Analyst Reports (Aug 18, 2004, 01:45)
"Analyst reports are far more akin to tightly-guarded
proprietary products than they are to open source software..."
NewsForge: Commentary: My Memorable Visit with The SCO Group (Aug 18, 2004, 00:15)
"I'll cut to the quick, if you don't want to read this entire
story. There are many people questioning the motives and
determination of this small company..."