Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 17, 2006
ConsortiumInfo: Open Source Business Conference--San Francisco (Feb 17, 2006, 22:00)
"I'm just back from the Open Source Business Conference that ran
in San Francisco this week, where I moderated a session on 'Open
Standards and Open Source...'"
ZDNet: Linux Boots on Sun's Niagara Chip (Feb 17, 2006, 21:15)
"Well, that didn't take too long..."
IT Manager's Journal: An Early Linux Pioneer is Swallowed Up (Feb 17, 2006, 20:30)
"An early Linux pioneer is about to be swallowed up by a bigger
GNOME.org: A Look at GNOME 2.14 (Feb 17, 2006, 16:00)
"This is a review of some of the most shiny work that has gone
into the upcoming GNOME release..."
internetnews.com: A PalmSource March to Linux (Feb 17, 2006, 15:15)
"That statement shouldn't come as much of a surprise, as
PalmSource has been talking about Linux for more than a
DesktopLinux: Linux Substitutes for "Most Wanted" Windows-only Software (Feb 17, 2006, 13:00)
"Adobe Photoshop, Autocad, and Macromedia Dreamweaver continue
to run 1-2-3 in the balloting, according to the online survey
currently in progress on Novell's CoolSolutions community
Mad Penguin: First Look at VectorLinux SOHO 5.1.1 Deluxe (Feb 17, 2006, 12:15)
"When you think of Linux, what distribution comes immediately to
mind? The answer will most likely be different depending on whom
you ask, and for different reasons. For me, it's Slackware
Free Software Magazine: Hosting Service Favorites: Gallery (Feb 17, 2006, 11:30)
"Sharing photos has become one of the more popular methods of
sharing information on the internet..."
EyeForTravel: CarTrawler.com Introduces OTA XML-Based Car Rental GDS System (Feb 17, 2006, 10:00)
"Over 6,000 locations and 350 suppliers are included in this new
reservation system, which is built entirely on open [Linux and
Phoronix: DFI Infinity NF4 Ultra [Review] (Feb 17, 2006, 08:30)
"Prior to the LAN Party and LAN Party UT series, Design For
Innovation was relatively unknown with the Do-It-Yourself
All About Linux: Host Websites on Your Local Machine Using Apache Webserver (Feb 17, 2006, 07:00)
"Here I will explain how one can set up Apache web server to
serve ones web pages from your machine..."
All About Linux: Basic Setup of MySQL in GNU/Linux (Feb 17, 2006, 05:30)
"Here I will explain how I set up the MySQL database on my
And Then There Were Two? (Feb 17, 2006, 02:30)
PC Magazine opines on the possibility that Apple will dump OS X
for Windows, while DesktopLinux reports on a successful port of
Linux to the new Mactel. Is OS X about to get squeezed out?
iTWire: Microsoft on the Fix Again--Time for Linux? (Feb 17, 2006, 01:45)
"A friend of mine who sells computers and IT services tells me
that he can sell a fully configured desktop PC loaded with Red Hat
Linux and a popular open source equivalent of Microsoft Office for
$300 less than the same box..."
LXer: Scary Scenario: Oracle Leveraged into Dominant OSS Position with Sendmail, Apache, Linux (Feb 17, 2006, 00:15)
"Major media and the public seem to have missed one of the
biggest plays in the history of Linux and the Open Source Software
community with Oracle's purchase of SleepCat software..."