Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 28, 2005
ZDNet: Is Microsoft's Genuine Advantage Program Good for Linux? (Jul 28, 2005, 23:30)
"Microsoft is stepping up its Genuine Advantage program, and
requiring a 'piracy check' for all customers who want to download
patches--excepting security updates--for Windows XP..."
ImprovedSource: Linux Fastest Boot Time Challenge (Jul 28, 2005, 22:45)
"It seems that there is a great interest in the topic of
reducing boot time. So I think a challenge is in order to get Linux
people together to try to reduce boot time..."
NewsForge: Linux Pumps Up Fitness Retailer's Network, Desktops (Jul 28, 2005, 22:00)
"Fitness equipment supplier LA Gym Equipment is getting its
information technology in shape by moving from Windows to
Yahoo!/TechWeb: Mozilla Releases Preview Of Mobile-Phone Browser (Jul 28, 2005, 14:30)
"The Mozilla Foundation has released a technology preview of a
mobile-phone browser that uses the same code base as the popular
desktop Firefox browser..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Windows vs. Linux/OSS Today [Parts 1 & 2] (Jul 28, 2005, 13:00)
"Linux wasn't created to enhance Microsoft Windows, but it sure
plays that part well, said Jeremy Moskowitz, MCSE, MCSA and
independent Windows consultant and trainer..."
Linux Journal: Filing a KPhone Bug Report (Jul 28, 2005, 10:00)
"Tracking down answers and looking at new options for
ONLamp: Live Backups of MySQL Using Replication (Jul 28, 2005, 08:30)
"One of the difficulties with a large and active MySQL database
is making clean backups without having to bring the server
LinuxDevices: Device Profile: Levanta Intrepid M Configuration Management Server (Jul 28, 2005, 07:00)
"A 1990's Linux start-up that resurfaced as a Linux system
management software vendor is now shipping a Linux-powered device
aimed at simplifying Linux system administration..."
Linux, Unix, /etc/: An Introduction to TCP Wrappers (Jul 28, 2005, 05:30)
"This article looks at how this package can be used to enhance
the security of a networking system..."