Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 28, 2005
jkOnTheRun: Fondling the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet (Jun 28, 2005, 22:45)
"Although many pictures had already been published, in person I
was shocked at how tiny the device actually is..."
OSNews: Linux, Market Share, and the Desktop (Jun 28, 2005, 22:00)
"Many people take as a given that the desktop computer market is
ossified and completely dominated by Microsoft. But, taking the
global view, the PC market is anything but saturated..."
OS Journal: Ubuntu Hoary 5.04 Review (Jun 28, 2005, 20:30)
"The latest version of Ubuntu Linux, codenamed Hoary Hedgehog
5.04, released in April of 2005, is a step up above previous
versions of Ubuntu Linux..."
Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Vmware Workstation 5 (Jun 28, 2005, 19:45)
"A look at the new VMware Workstation release--what it can and
internetnews.com: BEA Widens Open Source Support (Jun 28, 2005, 18:15)
JavaOne: "...BEA Systems is adding support for
the Spring Framework for developing Java-based Web applications,
and the open source Web application framework, Apache
internetnews.com: Alfresco Airs Open Source ECM (Jun 28, 2005, 09:15)
"A technology review of the source code and binaries, which will
be available for download at the project's Web site Monday, is the
project's first attempt at creating a community around the content
KernelTrap: ndevfs--A "Nano" devfs (Jun 28, 2005, 08:30)
"In order to mitigate the concerns raised by few about the
removal of devfs from the mainline kernel, GregKH announced
ndevfs--a 'nano' devfs..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: locate, slocate, and rlocate (Jun 28, 2005, 06:15)
"Sometimes you need to find a file right now, and you don't want
to search for it one directory after another. That's the time to
visit the CLI and locate the missing file..."
Flavio's Tech Talk: Linux Performance Series: Low-Overhead Statistical Profiling with oprofile (Jun 28, 2005, 05:30)
"But what happens when you don't have the source code for the
application? And what if you'd like to profile the system as a
LinuxInsider/Bangkok Post: How To Build a Penguin (Jun 28, 2005, 04:00)
"This week I came across one of the most interesting Linux
distribution projects I've seen. It's called Linux From Scratch and
its a do-it-yourselfer's dream come true..."
Tectonic: In a Nutshell--Peanut Linux (Jun 28, 2005, 03:15)
"I first came across this Canadian distro at a time when I was
dissatisfied with the trend towards large distributions that came
on three or more CDs and had silly design issues, such as rpm
dependencies requiring Emacs before installing Apache..."
ReviewLinux: PCLinuxOs, Point, Click and Enjoy! (Jun 28, 2005, 02:30)
"Being new to Linux, I was struggling to find a distribution
that would work for me, I tried Mandrake, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Gentoo,
Vida, Knoppix and Mepis..."
LinuxHardware.org: SATA or SCSI in a Workstation? (Jun 28, 2005, 01:45)
"A question that has been going back and forth now for a while
is whether or not SCSI is dead for workstations..."
OS Journal: A Look at Fedora Core 4 (Jun 28, 2005, 01:00)
"One feature that especially caught my eye was the default
inclusion of the Xen package..."