Infrastructure Linux News for May 24, 2005
Libervis: Free Software Model in other Areas of Economy (May 24, 2005, 23:30)
"This paper aims to show that the Free Open Source Software
(FOSS) model is suitable not only to make good software. It might
also work in other economic areas..."
Home of F1: Kimi Not Most Famous Finn (May 24, 2005, 22:00)
"Kimi Räikkönen and Mika Hakkinen may be F1's most
famous Finns, but--in Finland--there is someone even more
ESR: Paranoid Dismissal of Criticism Considered Harmful (May 24, 2005, 20:30)
"Speaking as the person who took the lead in publicly refuting
the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution's bogus study, I say
shame on you, Brian K. Proffitt...!"
LinuxWorld Australia: HP Makes Strides with Laptop Linux (May 24, 2005, 17:30)
"I've said before that hardware manufacturers in general, and
notebook vendors in particular, need to do more to get Linux
running on their products..."
LinuxWorld Australia: Apples Bowl Over Uni's Linux Desktops (May 24, 2005, 14:30)
"Hope of Linux tackling the desktop market has suffered a
reality check with the University of Melbourne's Trinity College
dumping the penguin in favour of Unix cousin Mac OS X, not
x86-based rival, Windows..."
CNET News: Linux Lab Lays Off Programmers (May 24, 2005, 13:00)
"The Open Source Development Labs, the organization that employs
Linux leader Linus Torvalds, has laid off nearly a sixth of its
staff as part of a shift to new priorities..."
AccountingWEB: Open Source Accounting Options (May 24, 2005, 12:15)
"A new wave of freely available open source business
applications is already being adopted by a significant number of
small and mid-sized businesses..."
Red Hat Magazine: Installing Fedora Core on the Mac Mini (May 24, 2005, 11:30)
"Turning it on, you get automatically booted into Mac OS X.
Don't get too used to it just yet, because to get Fedora on your
Mac mini, the disk is going to have to be repartitioned..."
Linux Magazine: Transparent Proxying with Squid (May 24, 2005, 10:00)
"If you've ever looked into setting up a web cache for your
office or campus, you're probably familiar with Squid..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Watch It (May 24, 2005, 08:30)
"You know what they say, a watched pot never boils. That's why
it makes good sense to take advantage of this little tool to watch
it for you..."
HowtoForge: Secure and Private Browsing with Squid (May 24, 2005, 05:30)
"Browsing a site that supports SSL is a definite way to make
sure no one can snoop in on what you're doing--which is a good
thing when you're doing something personal like checking email over
Linux Magazine: The State of the Penguin (May 24, 2005, 02:30)
"Not so long ago, adopting Linux for any endeavor was a radical
internetnews.com: Beware the Browser Backlash (May 24, 2005, 01:45)
"If you haven't heard the latest, it turns out Firefox isn't the
impenetrable fortress of browsing security some may have assumed it