Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 20, 2005
DesktopLinux: Taking KDE 3.5 for a Ride with SUSE (Dec 20, 2005, 22:00)
"If you're like a lot of KDE users, you probably want to give
the latest and greatest version of the popular Linux desktop
environment a try..."
Linux-Watch: Xen's No Killer App (Dec 20, 2005, 21:15)
"Some folks think that Xen virtualization is going to be the
next open-source killer application..."
ConsortiumInfo: Patent Pools, No Action Letters and Open Source: Keeping Good Deeds Unpunished (Dec 20, 2005, 20:30)
"The blog entry in question was one of those that I write from
time to time that seek to dig below the surface of what is
generally perceived to be bad news in order to determine just how
bad that news really is..."
INQ7.net: Controversial David Software is Out in Japan (Dec 20, 2005, 19:00)
"Developers of David got the ire of both the local and
international open source community after accusations that it was a
ripped-off version of 'Wine...'"
BetaNews: OpenOffice.org 2.0.1 Update Released (Dec 20, 2005, 18:30)
"Version 2.0.1 brings a myriad of bug fixes and feature
enhancements to the open source suite..."
Electronicstalk: Instrument Drivers Switch to Linux Systems (Dec 20, 2005, 17:30)
"National Instruments has released its newest virtual
instrumentation tools for Linux operating systems, including
NI-DAQmx 8 driver software and new instrument drivers for modular
PR: Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 Updated (r1) (Dec 20, 2005, 16:15)
"This is the first update of Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (codename
'sarge') which mainly adds security updates to the stable release,
along with some corrections to serious problems..."
LXer: Microsoft Needs to Get The Facts Straight on OpenDocument (Dec 20, 2005, 16:00)
"Microsoft's FAQ on their new XML format represents a blatant
misrepresentation of the facts regarding the development of the
LinuxWorld Australia: Adoption of Linux for Retail Point-of-Sale Apps Slows (Dec 20, 2005, 15:15)
"The holiday shopping season is bringing tidings both comforting
and not so comforting to Linux vendors that are looking to break
into the Windows-dominated market for point-of-sale terminals used
in retail stores..."
free-bees.co.uk: SUSE 10.0 [Review] (Dec 20, 2005, 13:00)
"SUSE. To be quite honest, there isn't very much worth saying to
you, wonderful reader, about SUSE in this little spiel before we
begin the article properly..."
All About Linux: Book Review: Cross-Platform GUI Programming with wxWidgets (Dec 20, 2005, 10:00)
"There are quite a few libraries available for GUI development
but what is unique about this library (wxWidgets) is its cross
platform support as well as it being released in the open source
Phoronix: Intel Centrino DDR2 Investigation (Dec 20, 2005, 07:00)
"After Corsair's article earlier this year with their internal
memory benchmark results on the performance impact of 1GB system
memory versus 2GB, there have been countless articles from other
QuietGlow: MythTV w/PVR-150 Setup on Ubuntu Linux Breezy Badger (5.10) (Dec 20, 2005, 05:30)
"This guide assumes some basic things about your setup: all
testing was done with a freshly installed and updated version of
Ubuntu Breezy Badger..."
Free Software Magazine: On Free vs. Proprietary (Dec 20, 2005, 04:00)
"There is currently a competition going on between two types of
business model. Each have their strong advocates, supporters and
XYZ Computing: Desktop Linux's Hardware Woes (Dec 20, 2005, 01:00)
"Linux works. This is a very matter-of-fact statement, but it is
one many people (myself included) make every day when they boot up