Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 16, 2004
LinuxLinks: Xandros Desktop OS Version 3.0--Deluxe Edition--Introduction (Dec 16, 2004, 23:30)
"So it's pretty clear what the market of the product is--all the
millions of Windows users that are fed up with an unstable
LinuxPlanet: SUSE Linux 9.2: Let the Branding Begin! (Dec 16, 2004, 22:45)
"Some say Novell hasn't done a very good job of explaining its
Linux strategy except to say 'we like it' and 'Linux is the
foundation for our future.' With the release of SUSE 9.2 and
various statements about the new NetWare, things seem to become
IBM Redbooks: Linux Client Migration Cookbook (Dec 16, 2004, 22:00)
"The goal of this IBM Redbook is to provide a technical planning
reference for IT organizations large or small that are now
considering a migration to Linux-based personal computers..."
NewsForge: QuickBooks: The Missing Link for Small Business Linux (Dec 16, 2004, 20:00)
"Last week I was talking with a small business IT consultant who
switches clients' servers to Linux (and Samba) all day long without
any problems, but finds few clients interested in moving their
desktops to Linux..."
IT Manager's Journal: An Update on SCOX Trading Activity and BayStar Liquidations (Dec 16, 2004, 19:30)
"The run-up was driven by recent Microsoft rhetoric about Linux,
information made public about a case similar to SCO's case against
IBM, and increased speculative activity..."
Red Hat Magazine: Fedora Status Report (Dec 16, 2004, 18:15)
"Now that Fedora Core 3 is out the door, the Fedora team is
turning its full attention to the Fedora infrastructure..."
Linux Journal: Meet OpenVPN (Dec 16, 2004, 13:00)
"If your company has people on the road, such as sales or
technical people, a VPN is a good method for letting them access
data on the company network..."
Linux Magazine: Impress the Boss with Cacti (Dec 16, 2004, 10:00)
"When using Linux in a business environment, it's important to
monitor resource utilization. System monitoring helps with capacity
planning, alerts you to performance problems, and generally makes
Groklaw: The "Unclean Hands" Accusation (Dec 16, 2004, 09:15)
"No doubt you, like me, were a bit surprised and maybe even
disgusted to see SCO accusing IBM... of 'hacking' their
WindowsDevCenter: Create a Letterhead Using OpenOffice.org Writer (Dec 16, 2004, 07:00)
"This article describes how to create and use a letterhead with
OpenOffice.org. Along the way you'll learn how to use a wizard,
templates, styles, and even a field or two..."
Bullet Holed Messenger: Can I Please Be Allowed to Dislike Linux? (Dec 16, 2004, 00:15)
"...[B]ut why is it that whenever I mention I'm going to be
looking into FreeBSD, I always have to hear about someone's pet
version of Linux and how I should try that instead..."