Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 27, 2004
PCWorld: Via Tunes Open-Source Media Player (Aug 27, 2004, 20:30)
"Via Technologies has released a version of the open-source Xine
media player that is designed to take advantage of hardware digital
video acceleration capabilities in two of the company's PC
chipsets, the CN400 and CLE266..."
MSNBC: H-P's First Linux Laptop a Winner (Aug 27, 2004, 19:00)
"Hewlett-Packard is now taking orders for their nx5000 business
notebook computers with Novell's SuSE Linux 9.1 installed. I've
happy to report that the combination is a winner..."
LinuxPlanet: 3PAR Snapshots Your Data (Aug 27, 2004, 13:00)
"Database managers and system administrators in charge of
maintaining huge sets of files frequently feel the heat when data
gets corrupted or a user decides that he didn't want to delete
NewsForge: PHPlist: Not Your Everyday Mailman (Aug 27, 2004, 11:30)
"Recently, however, I began playing with a different one-way
announcement-type newsletter mailer. It's called PHPlist, and as
you might guess, in contrast to Mailman, it's not Python
WindowsDevCenter: Technical Writing Using OpenOffice.org Writer (Aug 27, 2004, 10:00)
"If you're in the business of writing technical documents and
you've been using Word in particular, you could benefit by
switching to OpenOffice.org Writer..."
Tectonic: OpenOffice.org in Three SA Languages for Software Freedom Day (Aug 27, 2004, 04:00)
"In celebration of this weekend's global Software Freedom Day,
Translate.org.za is planning the release of the OpenOffice.org
suite in three South African languages..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: How to Avoid Common Red Hat Admin Goofs (Aug 27, 2004, 03:30)
"Being creative isn't always a good thing. Author Mark Sobell
has seen Red Hat Linux administrators create some sticky situations
for themselves and their companies..."
eWeek: XP SP2 Gives Reasons to Switch to Linux (Aug 27, 2004, 03:00)
"With security holes to the left of us and program
incompatibilities to the right, SP2 is giving corporate IT
departments more reasons than ever to consider a move to Linux
LinuxDevices: Sharp Zaurus at Heart of New Cyber-Thriller (Aug 27, 2004, 01:00)
"It's 2031, and Microsoft advertises Linux on Edinburgh's
largest billboards. Duncan Steele roams a brave new world, besting
techno-proles and fighting to extricate himself from a bogus murder
rap, his trusty Sharp Zaurus by his side..."
Ars Technica: Linux.Ars: The Power of X (Aug 27, 2004, 00:15)
"While we have looked at how both KDE and GNOME interact with X
during our last reviews, there has not been a real central point of
authority that dictates how the 'Free Desktop' should take