Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 19, 2004
Spidertools.com: Mandrake 10.1 Review (Sep 19, 2004, 20:30)
"Of course there are new versions of programs with enhanced
features, a few are listed here, none that have a significant
impact that is discernable to the user over Mandrake 10..."
OfB.biz: The Stealth Desktop Part III: Managing Users, Fonts and Printers (Sep 19, 2004, 19:00)
n the third installment of the Stealth Desktop series, Eduardo
Sánchez builds upon the previous steps of Part I and Part
II. Continuing where those parts left off, he introduces the
subjects of user, font and printer management in Slackware.
NewsForge: Linux Can Give Kids an Edge (Sep 19, 2004, 17:30)
"Have you ever thought about turning your kid into a computer
geek? While we might not want to go quite that far, as savvy future
professionals, they'll no doubt need wide ranging computer
CNET News: Via Gives Away Disc-Scrubbing Software (Sep 19, 2004, 13:00)
"In an effort to promote a new processor feature, Via
Technologies has released open-source software for thoroughly
erasing deleted files..."
ExtremeTech: Firefox Preview Hits a Home Run (Sep 19, 2004, 11:30)
"Whether it's hubris or simply confidence on Microsoft's part
you can decide for yourself, but the software giant might have left
the door to the hen house ajar just enough for a clever fox to get
in and wreak havoc among the chickens..."
NewsForge: Linux, Open Source Put to Test in New Motorola Smart Phone (Sep 19, 2004, 10:00)
"Motorola is moving Linux and open source into the smart phone
space with its new A780 handheld, featuring MontaVista Software's
Linux operating system and now the open source Berkeley DB data
OSNews: Early Version of MontaVista Pro Edition Based on 2.6 Linux Kernel (Sep 19, 2004, 08:00)
"MontaVista Software has announced the immediate availability of
an early access version of MontaVista Linux Professional Edition
(Pro), based on the latest 2.6 Linux kernel..."
OSNews: The Paradox of Choice (Sep 19, 2004, 01:00)
"If you ask me, I'll tell you straight out: I'm all for removal
of choice from Linux. Choice is generally good, but too much
choice, and worse, uninformed choice, is bad..."