Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 15, 2005
Mandriva: Worldwide Install Party (Nov 15, 2005, 22:45)
"Mandriva to rally its community of users in 65 towns across the
globe, on November 19..."
NewsForge: China's Linux Disease (Nov 15, 2005, 22:00)
"But Novell's SUSE became the number one distribution in China's
Linux market this year, and more menaces to native developers, such
as the march of the Red Hat, are looming..."
Stuff Magazine: Third World Laptop Snubs Apple (Nov 15, 2005, 21:15)
"According to Seymour Papert from the MIT, it was turned down
because it is not an open source system..."
Mandriva Linux Tips for Free: Mandriva Linux 2006 Review [Part 2] (Nov 15, 2005, 19:00)
Next to a discussion of the features of Mandriva Linux 2006, the
used software and hardware, the installation of the system and the
first impressions (including some benchmark numbers...)"
eWeek: CrossOver Puts Windows Programs on Linux OS (Nov 15, 2005, 17:30)
"If you're moving to Linux, CodeWeaver's CrossOver Office lets
you take many of your favorite Windows programs with you..."
Boston Herald: First Complicated, Then Simple (Nov 15, 2005, 16:00)
"The subject is putting Linux, the open-source operating system,
on your PC. Results should be more or less the same, regardless of
the hardware you use..."
CNET News: PalmSource Acquisition Finalized (Nov 15, 2005, 15:15)
"PalmSource, which owns the rights to the Palm operating system,
is now in the hands of Japan's Access..."
Linux Journal: At the Sounding Edge: Music Notation Software for Linux, Part 2 (Nov 15, 2005, 13:00)
"The Common Music Notation language helps you create complex
musical scores and compositions, thanks to its Lisp
NewsForge: Catching Up with Recipients of Free Linux CDs (Nov 15, 2005, 12:00)
"We give free Linux CDs to our friends, coworkers, even
strangers, but in many cases we never find out what happens to them
after they leave our hands..."
Linux.com: Review: Win4Lin Pro (Nov 15, 2005, 11:30)
"Win4Lin Pro gets the job done, but its performance and
usability are a bit disappointing..."
Free Software Magazine: Open Source Solutions for Small Business Problems [Review] (Nov 15, 2005, 11:00)
"Businesses are often bound to proprietary and closed source
software solutions. So, when they try to adopt free software, they
often face difficulty..."
Linux Magazine: New Shells: vshnu (Revised) (Nov 15, 2005, 10:30)
"Do you spend a lot of time moving around the filesystem with cd
commands, typing ls to see what's there...?"
OSNews: Review: The Linux-based Pontis MX2020 Portable Media Player (Nov 15, 2005, 10:00)
"We were pleasantly surprised when we discovered (by snooping on
its firmware files) that the Pontis MX2020 multimedia device that
Geeks.com sent us for a review actually uses Linux..."
HowtoForge: The Perfect Xen Setup For Debian And Ubuntu (Nov 15, 2005, 09:15)
"This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to
install Xen (version 2) on a Debian Sarge (3.1) system..."
LinuxGazette.net: A $10 Linux Answering Machine (Nov 15, 2005, 08:30)
"This article describes how to build a Linux-based telephone
answering machine using a low cost winmodem (softmodem) for the
All About Linux: Make Your Files Immutable Which Even Root Can't Delete (Nov 15, 2005, 07:45)
"Here is a cool tip on how you can make files on your system
Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin--Ch. 21 (Nov 15, 2005, 03:15)
"The daemon image, what Kirk McKusick calls the 'beastie,' dates