Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 31, 2005
LinuxPlanet: Connecting To A Wireless LAN With Linux, Part 1 (Jan 31, 2005, 22:00)
"Wireless hardware for Linux is a moving target. The wireless
network adapter that worked fine with Linux yesterday may be
released with an unsupported radio chipset today, and with no
indication of the change. So buyer beware--always confirm the
chipset before you buy..."
New York Times: Steal This Show (Jan 31, 2005, 20:30)
"Isaac Richards didn't think of himself as a rebel, or a shock
to the well-lubricated system of the television industry. He was
merely unhappy with the cable box provided by his local
operator..." [Free registration required, alternate link
Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Another Look at Linux in the MS Infrastructure (Jan 31, 2005, 17:30)
"Considering the capabilities of Samba 3 and what they could
mean for your workplace network..."
Red Herring: The Hundred-Buck PC (Jan 31, 2005, 15:15)
"The low-cost computer will have a 14-inch color screen, AMD
chips, and will run Linux software..."
AP/Lexington Herald-Leader: Activists Urge Free Open-Source Software (Jan 31, 2005, 13:45)
"Activists at a leftist gathering where Microsoft is viewed as a
corporate bogeyman urged developing nations Saturday to leap into
the information age with free open-source software..."
Linux.com: Some Linux Apps Are Small Wonders (Jan 31, 2005, 12:15)
"...[T]he heavyweights of the open source world cast a long
shadow over a host of much smaller, lesser-known apps that may do
just what you need..."
OSNews: A Week in the Life of an Arch Linux Newbie (Jan 31, 2005, 11:30)
"Serial installers are a common phenomenon within the Linux
community, but I say to you all, alas, I am cured!!! So, what makes
Arch Linux all that...?"
Enterprise IT Planet: Tux Can Give Windows a Helping Hand with Knoppix (Jan 31, 2005, 08:30)
"As you faithful Enterprise Networking Planet readers know,
Knoppix is a great all-purpose rescue CD for both Linux and
Tuxme.com: Installing Xfce 4.2 (Jan 31, 2005, 07:00)
"In this article I will walk you through installing Xfce 4.2 on
a Ubuntu Warty Warthog system..."
ONLamp: Finding Linux-able Hardware Information (Jan 31, 2005, 05:30)
"First of all, I follow LinuxHardware.org, which posts news and
article links related to Linux hardware..."