Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 20, 2005
Computerworld New Zealand: Kicking the Microsoft Office Habit (Sep 20, 2005, 23:30)
"It's so ubiquitous that whenever an organisation of significant
size threatens to give it up cold turkey, even Linux users take the
news with a grain of salt..."
LinuxDevices: Linux-Powered Humanoid Robot On Sale Friday (Sep 20, 2005, 19:00)
"Mitsubishi Heavy Industries conceived of Wakamuru as a pleasant
companion offering a range of electronic-age valet services, it
Opera: Feel Free: Opera Eliminates Ad Banner and Licensing Fee (Sep 20, 2005, 13:45)
"Opera Software today permanently removed the ad banner and
licensing fee from its award-winning Web browser..."
HowtoForge: ISP Server Setup--OpenSUSE 10 RC 1 (Sep 20, 2005, 12:15)
"This is a detailed description about the steps to be taken to
setup a OpenSUSE 10.0 based server that offers all services needed
by ISPs and hosters..."
XYZ Computing: Mini-ITX (Sep 20, 2005, 11:30)
"I had been wanting to build a miniature form factor computer
for a while but previously did not have the time or need to do
Linux Magazine: Derby: The Java Relational Database (Sep 20, 2005, 09:15)
"Given the disparate type and age of applications and the number
and variety of platforms, it's also typical to find many kinds of
databases in use..."
IT Manager's Journal: IT Manager's Crash Course: Operating Systems (Sep 20, 2005, 08:30)
"No one can tell you what operating systems are best for your
organization or yourself better than you can. Here are some tips
for selecting the right OS for the right job..."
NewsForge: Macros an Obstacle to Office Suite Compatibility (Sep 20, 2005, 07:00)
"Macros are important in an office suite. They are the only
realistic way for non-programmers to create interactive documents
quickly or add special features to the application..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Cdargs (Sep 20, 2005, 05:30)
"Typing long path names at the command line can get to be a
chore very quickly..."
Linux Journal: Searching the World Live Web (Sep 20, 2005, 04:00)
"What impact will Google's new blogsearch engine have for the
NewsForge: Why Linux Needs a Mentor Program (Sep 20, 2005, 02:30)
"Imagine you're a new Linux user. You ordered an Ubuntu CD weeks
ago and forgot about it. You're surprised it actually comes in the
Free Software Magazine: Linux on the Desktop: Are We Nearly There Yet? (Sep 20, 2005, 01:45)
"In my defence, I have been using all the free software I could
on Windows--primarily Open Office, Firefox and Thunderbird..."
The Bangkok Post/LinuxInsider: An Odd Week in the World of Open-Source Software (Sep 20, 2005, 01:00)
"The open source world shied away from neither controversy nor
absurdity last week as we all staggered forward under the weight of
some seriously heavy weirdness..."
OSNews: What if Microsoft Gave Away Vista? (Sep 20, 2005, 00:15)
"Some say the Redmond empire is due for a slow collapse, but I
think there exists an amazing opportunity..."