Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 24, 2005
DistroReviews: Mandriva Linux 2006 Beta 3 Reviewed (Aug 24, 2005, 21:30)
"Mandriva Linux 2006 Beta 3 was quietly released on
PR: GNOME 2.12 RC Public Testing Release (Aug 24, 2005, 21:00)
"Also known as 2.11.92, GNOME 2.11 RC is the release candidate
intended for wide public scrutiny before the final release in
September..." Announcement within.
ZDNet Australia: Remote Centre to Get Linux Makeover (Aug 24, 2005, 17:30)
"The nation's peak Linux body is heading far north into Arnhem
Land to transform the desktops of a community centre..."
internetnews.com: OSI's Open Flap (Aug 24, 2005, 15:15)
"The goals of the OSI's license proliferation committee were
thrown into question when the creator of the organization's
manifesto was recently denied entrance..."
Instant Messaging Planet: Google Talk Unveiled a Day Early (Aug 24, 2005, 14:30)
"Google's free IM and VoIP service was revealed but not
announced on Tuesday afternoon..."
Linux Journal: A Comparison of Linux Performance Tuning Books (Aug 24, 2005, 13:00)
"Pat's back with more mini book reviews to help you sort through
the abundance of HOWTOs, references and tech books published every
NewsForge: FOSS Word Processors Compared: OOo Writer, AbiWord, and KWord (Aug 24, 2005, 12:15)
"But now, after several years of development, AbiWord and KWord
are both reaching early maturity. How do Writer, AbiWord, and KWord
OSNews: Review: Ubuntu v5.04 Hoary (Aug 24, 2005, 11:30)
"My search for 'the perfect Linux operating system' this time
brings me to the latest incarnation of Ubuntu, version 5.04..."
DistroReviews: Freespire 5.0: Linspire Freed (Aug 24, 2005, 10:00)
"Hold on a sec... did you say Free-spire? It's true. It seems
that a free Linspire clone has hit the ftp mirrors..."
NewsForge: Review: Underground Desktop (Aug 24, 2005, 08:30)
"Underground Desktop is a GNU/Linux distribution, based on
Debian-unstable, that touts itself as being fast and easy to
Mad Penguin: A Distro Enlightened: VectorLinux 5.1 Deluxe (Aug 24, 2005, 07:00)
"VectorLinux was an attractive package at the time since it was
then becoming a reality that desktop Linux distributions were
getting fatter and fatter to keep up with consumer demand and
NetworkWorld: Installing DHCP on Linux (Aug 24, 2005, 05:30)
"If your Linux system has the standard software development
tools installed, you can set up a DHCP server without too much
Yet Another Linux Blog: Enlightenment 17 Review (Aug 24, 2005, 04:00)
"My first Linux experiences came through Knoppix and Mandrake,
which send you to the KDE desktop by default. I used KDE at first,
but I wanted to experiment with other less Windowsesque