Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 06, 2006
Phoronix: XGI Technology Updates (Mar 06, 2006, 22:45)
"Rumors have been flying around the Internet early this month in
regards to a possible takeover of XGI Technology by ATI
LinuxPlanet: StarOffice 8: Office Killer? (Mar 06, 2006, 20:30)
"This thorough article is a combination of a review of the
functionality and Martin Brown's experiences of using StarOffice 8
for day-to-day tasks..."
US News & World Report: Firefox: On the Front Lines of the Internet Wars (Mar 06, 2006, 19:45)
"Mitchell Baker has long been on the front lines of the Internet
iTWire: Microsoft Says Open Office.org 10 Years Behind (Mar 06, 2006, 16:45)
"While we await the release of Microsoft Office 2007, promised
to hit our shelves before the end of 2006, Yates dismisses open
source rival Open Office.org 2.0 as being 10 years out of
Wine HQ: Wine 0.9.9 Released (Mar 06, 2006, 14:30)
"This is release 0.9.9 of Wine, a free implementation of Windows
Linux.com: Linux and Smart Phones (Mar 06, 2006, 13:00)
"So you want a cell phone that's also a PDA? Smart phones can
make calls, synchronize your calendar with your PC, act as data
storage devices, and connect your PC to the Internet..."
Tectonic: The Knowledgeable Way to Manage Documents (Mar 06, 2006, 11:30)
"One of South Africa's top open source exports, KnowledgeTree,
just keeps getting better..."
NewsForge: Using Thunderbird as a Context Management Tool (Mar 06, 2006, 10:00)
"Despite the fact that there are quite a few document management
systems (DMS) on the market, email remains for many the main tool
for managing document workflow..."
Digital Media Minute: Installing Ruby on Rails with Lighttpd and MySQL on Fedora Core 4 (Mar 06, 2006, 08:30)
"This how-to is aimed at getting you started with Ruby on Rails
installed on the Fedora Core 4 Linux distribution using the
Lighttpd web server and mySQL database server..."
The R Zone: Tuning a MySQL Server in 5 Minutes (Mar 06, 2006, 07:00)
"Continuing with the Server management series, this time we'll
learn how to tune a MySQL server to handle high server