Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 24, 2005
NewsForge: A Small Business Consultant's Must-Have Linux Apps (Jan 24, 2005, 23:30)
"I've been able to do it exclusively with Linux since 1998. Here
are my must-have Linux desktop applications..."
LinuxPlanet: Mepis + apt = Working On Easy Street (Jan 24, 2005, 22:00)
"I've always liked the way system administrators and LUG friends
have praised the functioning of their Debian based Linux systems.
Especially when it comes to upgrading..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: ISV's-Eye view, Part 1: 2005 Big Year for New Kinds of Enterprise Linux Apps (Jan 24, 2005, 21:30)
"The U.S. may not be turning away from the two-party system, but
the enterprise application world is. The third-party candidate,
Linux, is winning in many precincts, including states, counties,
cities and businesses..."
ComputerActive: The Pros and Cons of Free Software [Parts 1 & 2] (Jan 24, 2005, 21:00)
"How feasible is it to set up and run a computer with nothing
but freely available programs? We investigate..."
LWN: Slackware 10.1 Beta 1 (Jan 24, 2005, 16:45)
"I'm going to call this Slackware 10.1 beta 1, because we're at
a state where things are relatively stable..."
BetaNews: Firefox Passes 20 Million Downloads (Jan 24, 2005, 16:00)
"Two and half months after Firefox's 1.0 launch, the Mozilla
Foundation has more to celebrate than non-stop media coverage:
Firefox has surpassed 20 million downloads..."
Heise Online: Decision About Software Patents Postponed by the EU Council (Jan 24, 2005, 14:30)
"In the meantime, the EU Council has also officially confirmed
that the concerns that Poland still has about the directive for
software patents will not be on the agenda..."
NewsForge: Wireless USB in Linux (Jan 24, 2005, 04:00)
"Wireless USB in Linux is still in the early stages of
development. But a little searching and some trial and error led to
a successful connection..."