Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 23, 2006
Linux Forums: Fedora Core 5 Review (Mar 23, 2006, 23:30)
"A review of the latest Fedora Core release, code named
'Bordeaux,' the Fedora Core 5, which has proven itself to be one of
the best Linux Distributions out there..."
Computerworld Australia: Queensland Uni Dials Asterisk for VoIP (Mar 23, 2006, 22:45)
"Having completed its campus-wide wireless network last year,
the University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane has joined the
handful of enterprises deploying the open source Asterisk IP-PBX
for staff and student VoIP..."
ZDNet Australia: Latest Samba Preview Launched (Mar 23, 2006, 21:00)
"A second test version of the next generation of the open source
file and print sharing software Samba has been released to the
public, with numerous bugfixes and feature improvements
internetnews.com: SpikeSource Stacks Open Source Apps (Mar 23, 2006, 19:00)
"It's not always as easy as you'd think to get an open source
application up and running in any given environment..."
The Salt Lake Tribune: Novell Cheers Bad News for Microsoft (Mar 23, 2006, 18:15)
"'Why, I feel bad for them,' he quipped, holding up a copy of
USA Today with a headline trumpeting, "Microsoft Delays New
Windows" as the Salt Palace convention crowd of several thousand
Computerworld: Apache's Greg Stein Says Commercial Software Days Numbered (Mar 23, 2006, 17:30)
"The days of selling software through the traditional commercial
model are numbered, as open source is becoming the paradigm of
Michael's Minute: Bye Bye Microsoft Word, Hello ajaxWrite (Mar 23, 2006, 16:45)
"What if there was alternative for Microsoft Word that would
install and open in 6 seconds, read and write Microsoft Word .doc
files and run on Macintosh, Microsoft Windows or Linux
internetnews.com: Firefox 2.0 'Bon Echo' Takes Its Baby Step (Mar 23, 2006, 14:30)
"It's just an early alpha release at this point, but Mozilla
Firefox 2.0 'Bon Echo' is an early showcase for the next round of
the modern browser wars..."
The Halifax Chronicle Herald: Linux an Easy Alternative (Mar 23, 2006, 13:00)
"Odds are that more than half the Windows users reading this
column have computers that have been compromised in some manner
without their owners knowing it..."
The Mercury: Open Source IT Centre for Local School (Mar 23, 2006, 11:30)
"The specialised centre is the first of its kind in
KwaZulu-Natal and the second-largest in Africa..."
LinuxDevices: FAA Grants RSC Status to Linux-friendly RTOS (Mar 23, 2006, 10:00)
"A proprietary RTOS capable of running Linux binaries has been
certified by the Federal Aviation Administration as a re-usable
HowtoForge: Two-in-one DNS Server with BIND9 (Mar 23, 2006, 05:30)
"This tutorial shows you how to configure BIND9 DNS server to
serve an internal network and an external network at the same time
with different set of information..."
Sys-Con Brasil: Ark Linux 2006.1-rc1 Released (Mar 23, 2006, 04:00)
"The Ark Linux team has announced the release of Ark Linux Home
2006.1-rc1--the first release candidate of Ark Linux Home
CentOS: CentOS 4.3 is Released for i386, x86_64, and ia64 (Mar 23, 2006, 03:15)
"The CentOS development team is pleased to announce the
availability of CentOS-4.3 in the following architectures..."
Linux-Watch: Late Vista, Timely Linux (Mar 23, 2006, 01:45)
"Why does Microsoft constantly fall on its face when it comes to
operating system deadlines, while Linux continues to cruise along
popping out one release after another...?"