Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 21, 2005
Editor's Note: A Mile in Someone Else's Shoes (Oct 21, 2005, 23:30)
The exchange of ideas is important within the Linux community,
but we all need to try to see things from others' viewpoints--a
lesson learned by you editor this week.
NewsForge: Wine May Go Beta Next Week (Oct 21, 2005, 17:30)
"After roughly 12 years of work, the Wine Project is about to
take its widely used Windows translation layer to a place it has
not been in all that time: beta..."
CNET News: New Browser Gives Taste of Web 2.0 (Oct 21, 2005, 15:15)
"A small team of developers in California on Friday launched a
cutting-edge Firefox-based Web browser dubbed Flock..."
NewsForge: Inveneo Lights Up Bay St. Louis (Oct 21, 2005, 13:00)
"In the usual course of business, Inveneo provides information
and communication technology for remote villages in places such as
vnunet: US Drink/Drive Laws Could Push Open Source (Oct 21, 2005, 11:30)
"A Florida court will hear arguments on Friday in a case where
the accuracy of a breathalyser is being scrutinised because the
manufacturer has refused to release the source code..."
Linux Journal: The CUPS Printing System (Oct 21, 2005, 07:45)
"A basic introduction to what CUPS is and why you might want to
use it rather than LPD..."
SearchOpenSource: The Case for Konqueror Over IE and Windows File Managers (Oct 21, 2005, 07:00)
"You've heard of the Navigator and the Explorer, but have you
experienced the Konqueror...?"
Really Linux: Essentials for Using Linux FTP (Oct 21, 2005, 06:15)
"This guide shares the basics of FTP and a number of unique ways
to automate FTP updating and maintaining of files on a
UKLinux.net: Newbie's Top Ten Commands (Oct 21, 2005, 05:30)
"This is it, the Moment all you newbies have been waiting for,
this is the list of the top ten commands that every new linux user
should learn about to save time, effort and usenet flames..."
CNET News: Brace Yourself: Spell Checking in vi? (Oct 21, 2005, 04:45)
"I imprinted on the vi editor on a Unix system in 1990 and never
could bring myself to figure out Emacs..."
ONLamp: Mozillarization of OpenOffice.org (Oct 21, 2005, 04:00)
"...I get the impression that a lot of people will only use a
subset of what OpenOffice.org provides and this could benefit from
being Mozillarized ..."
ZDNet: Rx for Linux: Part 4--Community Support (Oct 21, 2005, 03:15)
"The new business would focus, I suggested, on providing Linux
Sys-Con France: What Linux Really Needs is a Killer Game (Oct 21, 2005, 02:30)
"ID software have been gracious to release their old games to
the community, but for the latest 'killer' games you need
Linux-Watch: When Is Debian Not Debian? (Oct 21, 2005, 02:00)
"There are times when I just want to crack some open-source
New DivaBlog: Microsoft and Halloween (Oct 21, 2005, 01:00)
"In order to be a credible resource, we received strong and
consistent feedback that focusing on the historical negative
actions of a single company, especially a globally prominent
company which has strong commercial positioning in every country,
was not helpful..."
Consortiuminfo.org: Shame on Corel (Oct 21, 2005, 00:15)
"...[O]ne of the questions I (unsuccessfully) tried to find the
answer to was where Corel stood on OpenDocument..."