Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 20, 2005
ESP Print Pro: The Commercial Cousin to CUPS
(Jan 20, 2005, 22:00)
"CUPS is the standard printing system on virtually all modern
Linux distributions and MacOS X... So if CUPS is free, why should
you even consider paying money for ESP Print Pro...?"
LinuxWorld: The Linux Cookbook (Jan 20, 2005, 20:30)
"Michael Stutz, author of The Linux Cookbook, 2nd Edition: Tips
and Techniques for Everyday Use, discusses what inspired him to
write this book, when he first started using Linux, and other world
NewsForge: Retail Geeks Aren't Geeky Enough (Jan 20, 2005, 17:30)
"Maybe you've seen ads for Best Buy's Geek Squad, technicians
who make IT house calls driving logo-emblazoned Volkswagen New
Beetles. Neat concept, but how geeky are these geeks...?"
CNET News: Intel Lets Linux Into Centrino Camp (Jan 20, 2005, 15:15)
"Improvements to Linux have led Intel to permit Linux laptops to
sport the Centrino brand for the first time..."
The Salt Lake Tribune: Court Ruling is a Plus for SCO vs. IBM (Jan 20, 2005, 13:45)
"The computer giant is ordered to turn over more data on its
Linux-related codes to the Utah-based company..."
OSNews: Further Confessions of a Slacker (Jan 20, 2005, 11:30)
"Today, I am happily using Slackware-current (ISO snapshot from
12-23-04 -current snapshots are out there if you look hard enough)
as my server and my normal desktop..."
Linux Journal: Linux MIDI: A Brief Survey, Part 4 (Jan 20, 2005, 10:45)
"Looking ahead to the next generation of MIDI music-making
software, including Improv, Q-Midi and Csound..."
Linux.com: Speak to Me, Linux (Jan 20, 2005, 07:00)
"Voice recognition, and its flip side, speech synthesis, can
help you streamline your day-to-day work and organize your Linux
desktop in a better way..."
Linux Magazine: Deja Vu (Jan 20, 2005, 05:30)
"Last month, I expressed boredom with the personal computer.
Beyond gigahertz, gigabytes, and wireless, I complained, personal
computers sold today look and feel a lot like those sold ten years
Anti-FUD: Obsessed with Free Beer, LXer? (Jan 20, 2005, 02:30)
"A recent article on LXer... outlined the reasons that 'Free
Software is not Free.' Except, they really didn't..."