Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 29, 2005
Sydney Morning Herald: Modest Alternative to Microsoft Analysis Paralysis (Aug 29, 2005, 22:00)
"Linux vs Microsoft studies are old hat. One camp gets hold of a
so-called analyst (who happens to be paid by one company or the
other) and when the study finally sees the light of day, it just
happens to support one platform over the other..."
LinuxPR: OpenOffice.Org Announces Version 2.0 Public Beta 2
(Aug 29, 2005, 20:45)
"The OpenOffice.org project is pleased to announce that the
second public beta release of OpenOffice.org 2.0 is now available
iTWeb: Women Educated in Open Source (Aug 29, 2005, 19:00)
"LinuxChix Africa, a non-governmental organisation for women in
open source, aims to promote awareness and use of free and open
source software (FOSS) at a Software Freedom Day celebration on 10
OSDir: Newbie Review of Ubuntu "Hoary Hedgehog" (Aug 29, 2005, 18:15)
"Well, after saying a final adios to MS Windows once and for
all, the jump into Linux almost felt like I was way over my head,
and sinking fast. Ubuntu threw me a lifepreserver..."
Mad Penguin: MEPIS: The Miniature Monster of Morgantown, West Virginia (Aug 29, 2005, 16:45)
"I remember when I first heard about MEPIS. It seems as if I
blinked, and all of a sudden everyone was talking about it..."
Linux Format: Mark Shuttleworth Interview in LXF71 (Aug 29, 2005, 16:00)
"We posed the Ubuntu Linux founder and space tourist a variety
of questions, and here are his answers to a few..."
Real Tech News: Open Office 2.0 Kicks MS Office Around the Block (Aug 29, 2005, 14:30)
"I've always been a fan of Open Source software, but I have to
admit that frequently the quality of free and Open Source software
leaves something to be desired when compared to their commercial
Linux Journal: Building a Call Center with LTSP and Soft Phones (Aug 29, 2005, 10:00)
"Need to equip an office with terminals and phones, all on a
small budget? With LTSP and KPhone, you can do it with only
terminals, sound cards and headsets..."
Unixwiz.net: An Illustrated Guide to IPSec (Aug 29, 2005, 07:00)
"IPSec is a suite of protocols for securing network connections,
but the details and many variations quickly become