Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 23, 2006
Computing Unplugged: The Future of the Palm Platform: Rosy or Uncertain? (Feb 23, 2006, 22:45)
"For close to a year, there's been intense speculation as to
what would befall the fate of Palm OS, ever since PalmSource was
spun off and then became an acquisition target.
NewsForge: Blue Flame Goes Up in Linux (Feb 23, 2006, 22:00)
"Blue Flame Data is a consumer preferences data aggregator and
analysis firm based in New York City..."
Linux-Watch: Fantistico--LAMP Application Setup for Idiots (Feb 23, 2006, 21:15)
"This Linux-based program enables Web host companies to offer
you a menu of popular PHP-based programs for near-instant
LinuxPlanet: Easing Into Linux With Xandros Desktop OS 3.0.2 (Feb 23, 2006, 20:30)
"So how do you keep a sweet running SUSE/HP 64-bit notebook and
still review 32-bit Linux versions? I could use a second machine. I
could load Linux in different partitions..."
LinuxPR: Win4Lin Announces Immediate Support for Google Picasa (Feb 23, 2006, 19:45)
"Picasa has been a very popular free software download from
Google but has previously only been available for the MS Windows
LinuxDevices: Ubuntu Eyes Gadgets (Feb 23, 2006, 19:00)
"Three developers have launched a project to bring Ubuntu, a
popular Debian-based desktop Linux distribution, to embedded Linux
Linux Journal: Linux Consultant Survey Results Are In (Feb 23, 2006, 18:15)
"Who better to give their opinions on the state of Linux than
the people who help other organizations get Linux up and
ConsortiumInfo: ODF or Microsoft XML Reference Schema? Don't Forget About Adobe PDF (Feb 23, 2006, 16:00)
"Adobe PDF has tended to be a footnote in the ODF story to date,
principally figuring into the saga by presenting a somewhat
The Guardian: Money for Nothing (Feb 23, 2006, 15:15)
"Hundreds of new sites are trading on web users' ignorance by
selling inadequate or unnecessary technical support for free
internetnews.com: New DHCP for Linux? (Feb 23, 2006, 13:45)
"A new DHCP client for Linux is set to take advantage of an
expected new feature in a future Linux kernel..."
Tectonic: Free Software Movement Heads for Nairobi (Feb 23, 2006, 10:00)
"Free software developers and advocates from across the African
continent will be heading for Nairobi in Kenya this week as they
gather for the second Fossfa African Conference on the Digitial
Linux.com: Review: Versora Progression Desktop (Feb 23, 2006, 09:15)
"Linux distributions have virtually all of the amenities that
desktop users want, but moving from Windows to Linux is still a bit
of a challenge for users who need to migrate their settings and
files to a new desktop..."
NewsForge: YubNub: A Command Line for the Web (Feb 23, 2006, 08:30)
"Tired of dragging your mouse from one Web site to another,
trying to get to the best of the Web? Give YubNub a run..."
The GNOME Journal: (De-)Forming Models with SharpConstruct (Feb 23, 2006, 06:15)
"Creating 3D models usually requires abstract imagination; one
needs to construct and merge geometric figures together..."
SearchOpenSource: How to Get Reports on OpenOffice 2.0 Base, Part One (Feb 23, 2006, 05:30)
"With databases, it's important not just to put things in
correctly, but to get them out correctly..."
LXer: An Interview with Falko Timme--The Perfect Linux Guy (Feb 23, 2006, 04:00)
"Falko Timme will be thirty this year. He's possibly one of the
most popular mentors for people wanting to become Linux system
administrators on the Internet. His step-by-step tutorials have
gained a large readership..."
FedoraNews: SCALE4x, Los Angeles 2006: Attack of the Corporate Coders? (Feb 23, 2006, 01:00)
"SCALE4x was held close to LAX (Los Angeles international
airport) and reflected the growing commercial strength and interest
in Linux and F/OSS in general in the Southern California
Sys-Con Belgium: OSDL Mobile Linux Initiative (Feb 23, 2006, 00:15)
"The global mobile phone market is enjoying explosive growth.
With annual unit sales in the hundreds of millions, Gartner
analysts estimate that by 2009 the worldwide installed based will
top 2.6 billion mobile handsets..."