Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 22, 2005
All About Linux: A Linux User's Perspective in Installing FreeBSD 6.0 (Nov 22, 2005, 20:30)
"Even though I was aware of other Unices like FreeBSD and
Solaris, I hadn't come around to installing them on my
PC World: A French Penguin Visits (Nov 22, 2005, 19:00)
"The Free Agent takes Mandriva Linux 2006--the successor to
Mandrake Linux--for a test drive. The experience is less than
BusinessWeek: That's Linux on the Line (Nov 22, 2005, 18:15)
"From smartphones to servers, the open-source system is turning
up in an ever-expanding variety of products. For consumers, that's
ZDNet UK: Firefox Plans Mass Marketing Drive (Nov 22, 2005, 17:30)
"...[T]here is a 'strong likelihood' that Firefox 1.5, the next
major version of the open source browser, will be released on 29
LinuxPR: MEPIS Birthday Release of SimplyMEPIS 3.4-1rc1
(Nov 22, 2005, 16:45)
"Yes, it's the third birthday of the MEPIS Project and
SimplyMEPIS 3.4-1 rc1 is available in the testing subdirectory at
the MEPIS Subscriber's Site and public mirrors..."
internetnews.com: Asterisk 1.2 Released (Nov 22, 2005, 15:15)
"The latest version of the Asterisk open source IP-PBX, version
1.2, is now available..."
Linux Journal: Linux in Italian Schools, Part 5: Slackware in Sardinia (Nov 22, 2005, 13:00)
"One teacher's willingness to dive into free software is helping
the entire school to use a network that is newer, more secure and
more diverse in its application--and the students love it..."
NewsForge: Akiva Turns to Open Source Software (Nov 22, 2005, 11:30)
"Software development company Akiva has been around since 1999,
creating proprietary collaboration software for companies that rely
on instant messaging, video conferencing, and email..."
HowtoForge: Wireless HotSpot HowTo (Nov 22, 2005, 10:00)
"I used the Linksys WRT54GS routers for this setup..."
NewsForge: Media Sharing with ccHost (Nov 22, 2005, 08:30)
"At ccMixter, musicians and DJs are using Creative Commons
licensing to share music content and build a community of artists,
thanks to the open source back-end system ccHost..."
LinuxDevices: 16 Papers on Real-Time and Embedded Linux (Nov 22, 2005, 07:00)
"LinuxDevices.com is pleased to publish the proceedings from the
Seventh Real-Time Linux Workshop held in Lille, France, November
Free Software Magazine: Music in Free Software (Nov 22, 2005, 04:00)
"As a member of two a cappella vocal ensembles, I have been
searching for several free software projects to fit some of my
InfoWorld: Infectious Licensing: Helpful or Hurtful? (Nov 22, 2005, 03:15)
"Vetter does a great job on this and should be a required read
if you're hazy on open source licensing..." [Link repaired.
ConsortiumInfo: Microsoft Drops the Other Open Format Shoe (Nov 22, 2005, 02:30)
"...I've been wondering what Microsoft's strategy has been to
fend off the challenge to Microsoft Office that the OASIS format
ReallyLinux: Granny Finds Linux/KDE Easier Than Windows (Nov 22, 2005, 01:00)
Humor: "In this rather passionate story, Granny
shares how switching to Linux opened her eyes to see many positive
improvements in her computing..."