Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 29, 2005
ZDNet UK: Desktop Linux for Small Business (Nov 29, 2005, 22:00)
"Is your business ready to take the open source plunge? We test
five leading desktop Linux distributions and come up with one
ZDNet UK: Final Countdown for Firefox 1.5 Release (Nov 29, 2005, 14:30)
"The next major version of the open source browser Firefox will
be released on Tuesday, according to the Mozilla
Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin--Ch. 22 (Nov 29, 2005, 13:00)
"Debian Linux, as I stated in Chapter 20, was created by Ian
Murdock. He officially founded the 'Project' on August 16,
Australian IT: Picking Right Road to Linux (Nov 29, 2005, 12:15)
"In the Linux world, there are three main certification tracks
to choose from: that of Red Hat, the Linux Professional Institute
or Novell. Picking a winner no simple task..."
HowtoForge: Linux-Vserver on Debian Sarge (Nov 29, 2005, 10:45)
"Linux-VServer allows you to create virtual private servers and
security contexts which operate like a normal Linux server, but
allow many independent servers to be run simultaneously in one box
at full speed..."
Phoronix: NVIDIA Linux SLI Primer (Nov 29, 2005, 10:00)
"For Linux users today we're going to discuss the possible
options for establishing a NVIDIA SLI system when it comes to the
motherboard, graphics card, and power supply..."
Linux/BSD Gangsters: OpenOffice Base And MySQL (Nov 29, 2005, 08:30)
"Do you have an existing MySQL database with valuable data in
it? Would you like to be able to access it with OpenOffice.org
2.0's new Base database application...?"
All About Linux: How to Repair a Corrupt MBR and Boot Into Linux (Nov 29, 2005, 07:45)
"There are times when you inadvertently overwrite your Master
Boot Record. The end result being that you are unable to boot into
Linux.com: Simplifying Backups (Nov 29, 2005, 07:00)
"Most computer users don't make use of a system backup tool
until after they suffer the misfortunes of a hard drive crash
Linux Journal: OOo Off the Wall: Domesticating Autocorrect (Nov 29, 2005, 06:15)
"Don't you hate it when the word completion feature wants to
finish your words for you? Or do you love it? Learn how to
customize (or kill) Autocorrect in OOo and live in word-processing
Linux.com: Podcast Receivers for Linux (Nov 29, 2005, 05:30)
"Almost anyone with Audacity, a microphone, and the proper
plugins can create an MP3 audio file on any subject they wish to
discuss. So what's the difference between that and podcasting?
Timing and delivery..."
Free-bees.co.uk: Linspire 5 [Review] (Nov 29, 2005, 04:00)
"Linspire. Something which can essentially be summed as Debian
made easy, with extra bits added, and costing some money..."
ZDNet UK: So Why Not Put Linux on Your Business Desktops? (Nov 29, 2005, 01:30)
"Linux desktop packages now include more and more features and
are packaged up better and better..."
LXer: Preventing DVD Playback on Linux Like Prohibition in the 1920's (Nov 29, 2005, 01:00)
"Prohibition of alcohol (1920-33) in the US failed. People
thought it would reduce crime and corruption, solve social
problems, reduce the tax burden created by prisons and ghettos,
improve health and hygiene..."