Infrastructure Linux News for May 23, 2005
Mad Penguin: Open source: Where We Are Now. Where We Are Going (May 23, 2005, 23:30)
An in depth look at the current state of Open Source software
and an attempt to create a form of time capsule by documenting some
of the most important things going on today in the community and
the commercial world.
Tuxme: Reviewed: Vector Linux SOHO 5.0 (May 23, 2005, 22:45)
"This review takes a fairly brief look at Vector Linux SOHO 5.0.
In summary, this distribution rocks. It's fast, easy on the eyes,
lightweight, complete, and did I mention that it just
Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Optimizing Desktop Performance, Part II (May 23, 2005, 21:15)
"Continuing to transform your Linux system into a fast
NewsForge: One Small Business's Year without Windows (May 23, 2005, 20:30)
"We've always had a challenge to see if we could not use Windows
for an entire year. We've never been able to do it--until
The Triangle: Debate Pits Open Source Linux Against Microsoft (May 23, 2005, 19:30)
"The debate was set with each candidate giving a three-minute
talk and one-minute rebuttal for a series of predetermined prompts
compiled by the MCS Society..." Link repaired.
Groklaw: Analyzing Monterey (May 23, 2005, 19:00)
Two articles from Groklaw delve into who knew what about IBM's
intentions with Project Monterey.
Phoronix: NVIDIA Linux Display Driver Performance Analysis (May 23, 2005, 18:00)
"Unlike the NVIDIA Windows Forceware drivers, Linux NVIDIA
display drivers don't stick to as stringent release
iTWeb: Toasted Open Source (May 23, 2005, 17:30)
"The Shuttleworth Foundation has distributed Freedom Toasters
around [South Africa] so that anyone can copy open source
Groklaw: The Status in Australia (May 23, 2005, 17:00)
"Recently, SCO spokesman Blake Stowell mentioned some legal
matters in Australia, and indicated that they had been
Red Herring: Mobile Role Seen for Linux (May 23, 2005, 13:00)
"PalmSource CEO David Nagel expects the open source platform to
have a big impact on mobile communications..."
ONLamp: ka-Map Open Source "Google Map" Style Application (May 23, 2005, 11:30)
"Amidst raving about Google maps capabilities, an new open
source project pops up that does many of the same things..."
Podcasting News: Open Source Podcast App LoudBlog Adds Features (May 23, 2005, 10:00)
"Loudblog is a Content Management System (CMS) for publishing
audio content on the web. The software is available for free and is
released under a Creative Commons License..."
NewsForge: A Tip for Inserting Special Characters Easily Into OpenOffice.org Documents (May 23, 2005, 08:30)
"This article discusses a convenient way to mix two or more
languages in small amounts, as with single words or single
FedoraNews: How to Build an Open Source PC Emulator QEMU RPM for FC3 (May 23, 2005, 07:00)
"QEMU is a FAST! generic and open source processor emulator
which achieves a good emulation speed by using dynamic
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Clearing Internet Explorer Barriers to Using Firefox (May 23, 2005, 01:00)
"In this tip, Mozilla expert Nigel McFarlane helps them navigate
around IE and, in one case, ponders the fate of Netscape