Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 24, 2005
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Linux, Open Source Community: We Are Not Afraid (Feb 24, 2005, 23:30)
"The attitudes of those in attendance for both users and vendors
alike were simple to describe: The Linux community is not
Tectonic: Pick 'n Pay Opens Up Network to Open Source Computer Labs (Feb 24, 2005, 22:45)
"Now Pick 'n Pay has decided to put these extra resources to
good use and connect the more than 80 school laboratories
established by the tuXlabs programme to the Internet..."
IT Manager's Journal: Why Distribution--Not Low Cost--Is Real Advantage of Open Source (Feb 24, 2005, 20:00)
"...[V]endors in an industry can be so entrenched that the only
way for new entrants to successfully compete is by fundamentally
changing an essential element of competition within that
internetnews.com: Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Supports InfiniBand (Feb 24, 2005, 19:30)
"The Linux world is bracing for the final release of the new
Linux 2.6.11 kernel, which will include a long list of driver
updates and patches, with InfiniBand support perhaps being one of
most interesting new additions..."
Linux Journal: A Linux Island in a C:\ of Windows: Part 3, Playing in the Windows World (Feb 24, 2005, 19:00)
"Now that your Linux VM is up, running and connected to the
company network, it's time to move corporate work to the Linux
ZDNet UK: Mini Mozilla Marches on Windows Mobiles (Feb 24, 2005, 17:30)
"The Minimo browser is poised to move beyond Linux PDAs and onto
Windows CE devices..."
LinuxDevices: Linux on a Roll in Mobile Phones (Feb 24, 2005, 16:45)
"It's only been about two years since Linux started becoming a
significant factor in mobile phones, an arena that has been
dominated by Symbian, Microsoft, and proprietary operating
Linux Journal: Ooo Off the Wall: Fielding Questions, Part 2 (Feb 24, 2005, 13:00)
"Tips and workarounds to get you through the sometimes
frustrating process of creating cross-references in Writer
TechCentral: Bring Out the GIMP (Feb 24, 2005, 11:30)
"But if you can't afford Photoshop CS's RM2,280 price tag, you
may want to consider GIMP--a freeware, open source image-editing
NewsForge: GnomeMeeting: It's Not Just for Video Conferencing (Feb 24, 2005, 10:00)
"GnomeMeeting, the open source community's answer to Microsoft's
NetMeeting, works well, with good voice and video quality..."
Syvenky.ca: OpenZaurus Getting Started Guide (Feb 24, 2005, 08:30)
"If you're like me you've had a Sharp Zaurus SL-5500 for a
number of years and have yearned for a better operating system and
applications for this great little PDA..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Taking Samba-3 Beyond File and Print Serving, Part One (Feb 24, 2005, 05:30)
"This tip reviews key factors in the interoperability between
the host platform that Samba is running on and the Microsoft
Windows environment and some of its essential services..."
OSNews: Ubuntu: Could Do with a Bit More Work (Feb 24, 2005, 04:00)
"I read a few reviews of Ubuntu, looked at their web site and
decided to have a look. I wanted a general purpose (desktop)
distribution and an opportunity to get to know the Gnome