Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 28, 2005
PC World: Linspire: Linux With Strings Attached (Mar 28, 2005, 22:00)
"The newest edition of this distribution offers Windows-like
features but tosses a few sales pitches as well..."
Rubber Turnip: SuSE 9.3 Professional [Review] (Mar 28, 2005, 21:15)
Former SUSE staffer James Ogley, now maintainer of the usr local
bin project providing GNOME packages for SUSE, reviews the upcoming
SUSE Linux Professional 9.3.
Mad Penguin: Tux Goes to Court: How the Grokster Case will Affect Software Libre (Mar 28, 2005, 18:15)
"This interview, with EFF legal director Cindy Cohn, will be the
first of a series of interviews with EFF staff attorneys fighting
the Grokster case, and with geeks who are building KnoppMyth HDTVs
before the July ban on doing so hits the US..."
Groklaw: A History of Free and Open Source--Introduction (Mar 28, 2005, 16:45)
"Historian Peter H. Salus is writing 'A History of Free and Open
Source,' and I'm delighted to tell you that he is going to be
publishing it in serialized form here on Groklaw..."
DistroWatch: Gentoo Releases 2005.0, Slackware Drops GNOME... (Mar 28, 2005, 13:45)
"The delayed Gentoo Linux 2005.0 was finally released early this
morning... As we reported on the main page on Sunday, Patrick
Volkerding has finally made good on his promise to remove GNOME
from Slackware Linux..."
NewsForge: My Workstation OS: PCLinuxOS Preview 8 (Mar 28, 2005, 11:30)
"Recently a significant new release came out: PCLinuxOS Preview
8, or P8 for short. PCLinuxOS looks like Mandrake, with the same
great tools. So what distinguishes P8 from Mandrake 10.x...?"
informIT: Linux Thin Clients: The Server (Mar 28, 2005, 10:00)
"Linux offers an excellent alternative for businesses looking
for something different in an OS. However, Linux with all of its
components and options installed can be a massive resource
O'Reilly Digital Media: Resurrect Your Old PC for Music--With Linux (Mar 28, 2005, 08:30)
"For instance, this article will show you how to resurrect a
tired old PC by installing a modern operating system, and then
revitalize the computer as an internet-enabled CD player, DVD
burner, and MP3 jukebox..."
FlexBeta: Fighting the FUD--Deploying Novell's Linux Server in a Windows Domain Environment (Mar 28, 2005, 05:30)
"I have decided to write a small article showing the steps to
utilize Novell's SLES9 as a Primary Domain Controller for a Windows