Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 21, 2004
UserInstinct: KDE 3.3 Usability Study and Review (Sep 21, 2004, 22:00)
"For one, there is a KDE usability project that covers user
testing and expert analysis; however, their website has only been
updated a couple of times over the past year and a half..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Expert: New OS E-mail Client Coming, But Outlook Remains Strong (Sep 21, 2004, 21:15)
"A new open source e-mail client, code-named Chandler, could
give Microsoft Outlook a run for its money, according to Julie
CNET News: Firefox Beats Million-Download Deadline (Sep 21, 2004, 14:30)
"With days to spare, the Mozilla Foundation beat its 10-day goal
of 1 million Firefox downloads..."
LinuxWorld Australia: 3Com Prepares Linux-based VoIP Softswitch (Sep 21, 2004, 11:30)
"In ongoing efforts aimed at expanding into enterprise systems,
3Com announced the development of a channel-ready Linux-backed
variety of the company's VoIP softswitch..."
CrossNodes: Sawing Linux Logs with Simple Tools (Sep 21, 2004, 08:30)
"Except for one little remaining chore: monitoring your log
files. [insert horrible alarming music of your choice here...]"
AnandTech: Building a Linux PVR [Parts 1 & 2] (Sep 21, 2004, 07:00)
"Of course, we aren't really building a Linux TiVo, but rather
something as close as we can come, with some rudimentary hardware
and free software--such as Linux and MythTV..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Taming a Wild mount (Sep 21, 2004, 05:30)
"Today we're going to learn how to (sur)mount the twin beasts of
fear and uncertainty. At least that's how many Windows users view
the specter of being asked to mount a CD-ROM or camera or
osViews: Ready for the Success of Mainstream UNIX? (Sep 21, 2004, 02:30)
"Never fear--this isn't one of those 'Linux will win the
desktop' or 'Linux won't win the desktop' articles. I want to talk
about UNIX more generally on the desktop, why it appeals to me, and
what needs to happen before it becomes reality..."