Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 22, 2005
ReviewLinux: Gentoo Linux 2005.0 (Jun 22, 2005, 16:45)
"Since I've started using GNU/Linux seriously with RedHat 9
which is a distribution that uses the RPM-Package System, I wasn't
very spoiled with something I call a good package managent..."
CNET News: Korea Brings Homegrown Open Source to Schools (Jun 22, 2005, 13:00)
"The South Korean government is rolling out a homegrown
open-source platform to 10,000 schools in the country..."
NewsForge: WebGUI Works Wonders for Church Web Site (Jun 22, 2005, 12:15)
"In 2002, Portland, Ore.'s Sunset Presbyterian Church had a
200+-page Web site that contained mainly static content about the
church, its ministries, and events.
NewsForge: A Festival of Speech Synthesis for Linux (Jun 22, 2005, 10:45)
"Speech, which is by far the most widely used and natural means
of communication between people, is an obvious possible substitute.
However, this deceptively simple means of exchanging information
is, in fact, extremely complicated..."
ZDNet Asia: Bigwigs Form S'pore Open-Source Group (Jun 22, 2005, 10:00)
"A nine-member industry alliance comprising heavyweights like
IBM and Hewlett-Packard, has been formed to promote open-source
software adoption in Singapore..."
NewsForge: The Ninth Commandment of System Administration (Jun 22, 2005, 09:15)
"Firewalls are great for defending servers against attacks from
the outside, but attacks don't always come from the outside..."
Tectonic: Pedal Power, Linux Gets Ugandans Talking (Jun 22, 2005, 08:30)
"On June 8 residents of Nyamiryango in western Uganda made their
first telephone call from their village. What made this
particularly noteworthy is that the village has no electricity or
Blog of Helios: Lobby4Linux Interviews Ms. Joanie Mann, VP of Appgen Technologies, Inc (Jun 22, 2005, 07:45)
"As well, our members know that we strive to get a 'QuickBooks
Killer' developed so that those who are staying with Windows for
that particular program can finally make the Linux switch..."
LinuxInsider: Red Hat Adds Directory, Users Still Focused on OS (Jun 22, 2005, 07:00)
"Red Hat marked the occasion of its first user conference last
month by officially launching its Directory Server, the latest
addition to its open-source software arsenal..."
PC World: Kicking Linux's Tires (Jun 22, 2005, 04:00)
"Since we do our darnedest to make every page of PC World
engaging to our readers, I'm out to craft a Linux column that might
prove relevant to those who are still computing Bill
TheFeature: Mobile Linux Goes Mainstream (Jun 22, 2005, 02:30)
"Linux, loved by many in desktops and servers, is still ignored
by most of the mobile world, but things are changing..."